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... I have had Polymyositis for a year and a half , when after Prednisone and Methotrexate therapy it appeared to be in remission . I still was on Methotrexate and taken off Prednisone. I was so happy thinking I was in remission, but after about two weeks I started having muscle pain and weakness again . ... (2 replies)
... I am so sorry that you have to experience all of this! Especially with baby girl to play with. I'm old enough to be your grandma. I was diagnosed with polymyositis about 18 months ago. ... (8 replies)
... After trying Imuran, Prednisone, and Methotrexate, I still have Polymyositis flares due to increase CK levels and muscle inflammation. Doctors tell me it's time to taper off Prednisone, but my CK goes crazy with elevation. ... (4 replies)

... for five days straight. Is the treatment really 5 hours long and is it easy to stop the treament for bathroom breaks etc? ... (20 replies)
... I've been getting it off and on for 2 years now. ... (20 replies)
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... I have Polymyositis. My CPK , which is muscle enzymes,was 1900. I was put on Prednisone and later Methotrexate. I was on this for almost a year and after being taken off Prednisone , within two weeks the disease came back worse than ever. ... (3 replies)
... didn't see this thread before i posted on the other one...I'll copy and paste here.... ... (3 replies)
... so....my story is basically, I was diagnosed with polymyositis after bloodwork and a muscle biopsy. ... (5 replies)
... I was diagnosed with Polymyositis March of 2004 but I noticed the symptoms on January of same year. I had a hard time lifting my arms and difficulty walking. I was in ER with 21,000 CPK. ... (3 replies)
... I was diagnosed with Polymyositis over six years ago. Like you, I did not have a good response with the Prednisone. . . or Methotrexate. . . or Cellcept. ... (3 replies)
... I was diagnosed late 1999 along with RA. The first started me out on high dose of prednisone along with methotrexate. Then they took me off methotrexate and put me on immuran My cpk levels came back down to normal but every time they try to take me off the prednisone it would flare back up. ... (15 replies)
... I have some questions and since I will be seeing my rheumatologist on the 24th I want to get them all straight before I see him. ... (0 replies)
... I was diagnosed in 1995 with polymyositis, through a biopsy and blood tests and EMG. I read everything that I could about this illness. What I understand is that you can go into remission for periods of time, I have done that. ... (5 replies)
... Boy we have a lot in common. I was diagnosed in 1985. I am now 64 and I retired from teaching in June 2010. I am lucky though my CPK has been low for a while. I am now trying to get off the Medrol, a steroid. Pred did not work for me so they put me on Medrol. ... (14 replies)
... First of all, I am sorry you have to take on this battle. I was diagnosed 2 years ago, and I am still trying to get back to my normal self. Did it get caught pretty early or had the muscle deterioration been going on for a while? ... (1 replies)
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Jan 1, 2009
... I've been battling high CK levels for one year. I was diagnosed with PM with a CK level of 9500. I was also diagnosed with Lupus and Sjogren's Syndrome. It seems to be most difficult to control the CK level from going crazy. ... (7 replies)
... I only took 10 mg of Methotrexate and I feel so weak in 3 days that my voice fades away when I talked. My Physician removed it from my treatment and replaced it with Imuran 150mg. In addition I was also taking Prednisone but 40 mg made my muscles weaker and brought my blood sugar up. ... (15 replies)
... Yes, one of the my symptoms is difficulty swallowing and I also can not hold my head up when I get up. I have to turn to my side and push myself up. I was told by a specialist at UW that if not treated, I will be in a wheelchair and probably be in tube feeding. ... (15 replies)
... conclusive to my having Polymyositis but they were going to continue treating it as so. ... (15 replies)


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