Posted by paul s.
on November 14, 1999 at 22:27:08:
Ten years ago I began taking medrol to suppress asthma.Recently (6 months ago) I began to use flovent and gradually reduced my intake of medrol(methylprednisolone). I no longer am consuming oral steroids .As my consumption of steroids reduced, I began to get muscular and joint pain.At this time the pain -especially joints excluding hip- is substantial and getting gradually worse. I am wondering if this is a problem that other long term users of oral steroids share with me and if anyone knows of a solution for the symptoms.