Thread: Just diagnosed
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Old 09-29-2007, 07:27 PM   #6
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: elmira ny us
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Re: Just diagnosed

I am into my third month of prednisone and last week was bumped up to 50 mg. because I was still having progressive weakness. I have tapered myself back to 20 because of pounding heart and shortness of breath. I really hope I can take the meds and get through this. It is really rough. I am irritable, angry, weak, tired and now am getting some atrophy of my hand. I don't know what to do next, since the docs aren't really helping.