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Old 03-09-2005, 02:34 AM   #1
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anyone familiar with PREDNISONE/I think it KILLED my mom

she was prescribed 35 pills of prednisone (10mg) for her neck pain by her primary care doc. she was 62, smoked, and had high blood pressure and cholesterol. she was prescribed the pills on 6/10. three weeks later the same doc gave her celebrex 200mgs. two weeks after her celebrex was prescribed, she died from hypertensive cardiovascular disease.

i read that steroids are not good for your heart. i read that prednisone raises your blood pressure to high levels. this makes me think he was negligent in caring for my mother. anyone have any advice or experience with prednisone. i know it was short term but somethings not right. please, anyone familiar with the prednisone. thanks

 
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Old 03-27-2005, 07:09 PM   #2
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Re: anyone familiar with PREDNISONE/I think it KILLED my mom

My husband was just on it for 4 days after a hospital visit they think pnemonia was cause by the prednisone so it was stoped. He is still on oxygen.....1 week laster

 
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