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... I have been on 80 mg of prednisone for dermatomyositis and have recently been reduced to 40 mg. ... (6 replies)
... Hey, Thank you. I was pretty sure that people were being diagnosed without muscle biopsy. Her CK was 16000 and so on. After having the EMG I would of thought they would have started treatment. Because it is so rear and we live in small country, no one really new what to do. ... (6 replies)
... Thanks for that info! I am now down to 20 mg of prednisone and have lost a little puffiness in the face, but not much. ... (6 replies)

... ad EMG testing which also showed the muscles were deteriorating, confirming the diagnosis of dermatomyositis. I did not have muscle testing. I have been on the prednisone and have recently started taking Methotrexate for my condition. ... (6 replies)
... 80 mg. is a lot of prednisone...so is 40 mg. I think it will be hard to notice too much change until you are on a lower dose. At least, that has been my experience. I gained a lot of weight on 80 mg. Kept it at 40 mg. Also, had some mood changes, sleeplessness, round face, etc. It wasn't until I was off that the weight fell off. But, I had to really count the calories. ... (6 replies)
... 80 mg. is a lot of prednisone...so is 40 mg. I think it will be hard to notice too much change until you are on a lower dose. At least, that has been my experience. I gained a lot of weight on 80 mg. Kept it at 40 mg. Also, had some mood changes, sleeplessness, round face, etc. It wasn't until I was off that the weight fell off. But, I had to really count the calories. ... (6 replies)
... ash, muscle pain etc. Had EMG that show no doubt that the muscle are dying. Recently had biopsy which did show some eveidence that is connected with Dermo, but they are now saying due to high level of eveidence in her other tests, that the biospy should show more. Plus they found something else so said it is inconclusive. ... (6 replies)
... feel a lot better by now, but since reading some of the posts here i realise i was expecting too much too soon. At first i was in denial and just kept trying to do the most i could but then i had to come to the realization that it was making me worse. ... (7 replies)
... I would like to know that too. I seem to be lossing some hair, and my face is still a bit fat. I bruise so easy that I bumped my legs in Nov. and had to go to the Wound Clinic and was walking around likd a mummy for a month, twice a week..right through Christmas. ... (7 replies)




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