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Re: cortisteriod use and osteoporosis
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Posted by Jeanne
on May 11, 2000 at 20:09:34:
In Reply to: cortisteriod use and osteoporosis posted by Dinah on January 28, 2000 at 22:30:13:
: I would like to know more about the effects of cortisteriods like prednesone on osteoporosis. I have JRA and osteoporosis.
I, too, have JRA and now, osteoporosis. Long
use of prednisone is known to cause osteoporosis,
as the pred. thins the bones. I have been taking
low dose prednisone for many years. Am currently
taking Evista and extra calcium to combat the
effects of osteoporosis.
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