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  1. CHOP-R therapy
    ... the prednisone can cause edema. Cut way back on salt. The prednisone...
    ... There are appetite stimulants like Megestrol. ----- prednisone (the P in CHOP) causes fluid retention unless salt ... is restricted. prednisone can cause diabetes if high GI foods are not restricted...
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  2. Wondering how everyone is
    ... it was from radiation, in my case. I had to go on Prednisone and taper off slowly. The last CT scan I had, showed...

  3. lung function test - can anyone explain the results?
    ... antibiotics, when, in fact, I should have been on Prednisone . My left lung, literally looked like it was full ... on the safe side, and he's the one that ordered my Prednisone stopped....of course, I had to taper off slowly. ... I was on Prednisone from March through July. I'm still using my inhaler...
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  4. Just wondering...
    ... weight right now, but I think it's because I stopped Prednisone . That stuff was evil...although it did help my lungs...
    ... m back using it. I thought since I'd stopped the Prednisone , I was supposed to stop all steroids...(duh).... ...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Celexa

  5. Is it IMPOSSIBLE to be overweight AND have cancer?
    ... becomes crazily itchy!!! See, I've been off and on Prednisone for this whole time (3 years) and that might be masking...
    ... I have to jump in here. I've been on Prednisone since March...started off on a 60 mg. tapered pack ... now cancer-free...Thank you, God) anyway they say Prednisone makes you hungry. It did the exact opposite to me ... NOT been eating. I just wanted to let you know Prednisone , although a necessary and helpful drug, does strange...
    ... Yes, I do know that Prednisone causes weight gain. You seem correct in the fact that...
    ... you lose weight. You did not say why you are on Prednisone ? That drug can also cause some of the symptoms you...
    ... Regardless, that's part of the reason I've been on Prednisone , but not all. It does seem to help with my poor throat...

  6. The Year After Treatment
    ... pneumonitis-related? I'm weaning (very slowly) off Prednisone , too. Today I start 5 mg. every other day for 2 weeks...

  7. 2 steps forward....3 back.....
    ... on & on & on............. I DO get to taper off Prednisone next week. I'm looking forward to that. I can't...
    ... cells (like hair follicles) I DO get to taper off Prednisone next week. I'm looking forward to that. I can't...
    ... Hey Singer, I'm glad youre coming off the prednisone finally! i think eating a large tub of icecream...
    ... weigh what I do. I think it's a side-effect of the Prednisone , which they tell me, I can be weaned off of, next...
    ... count on it that they are. Hope you get off the prednisone soon. It will be good for you to finally get some...
    ... And, yes....the Pulmonary S. said I can wean off Prednisone . People seem to think steroids are bad, long term...
    ... hey Singer, that such good news about the prednisone ! you must be thrilled! i'm glad your chest is sounding...
    ... Yes, I am thrilled. I think the Prednisone is a rather harsh drug to take with many side-effects...
    ... m on quite a few, but at least I can eliminate the Prednisone soon. A trip to London sounds like fun. Wish I...
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  8. Pulmonary Specialist next step
    ... stomach. It will become elevated when you are on Prednisone so they may have taken that into consideration. If ... for Crohns disease. I am sure he knows you are on prednisone .. Normals for sed rates are 0-20 for under 50 and...
    ... pains and no appetite...although due to my beloved Prednisone , I'm not losing weight. That's probably a good thing...
    ... taking so many drugs, though... And I do NOT like Prednisone . Even at 5 mg., I can tell it does something to me...
    ... asked if I should continue my regimen of the inhaler, Prednisone , cough syrup... He said "no," and told me he's sending ... some info to my Onc and wants me to wean off the Prednisone . He said it's just going to take time. Soooo....
    ... he did look at my x-rays... He said I responded to Prednisone ....and said I could taper it off....I suppose that...
    ... called my Onc, to see if I should be weaning off the Prednisone sooner than the 20th, and they said, "no." Soooo...
    ... be celebrating more than I am now. I can stop the Prednisone soon, and then the iron.....Yay.....then maybe the...
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  9. Medical Notes
    ... weaning some away. Today I was told I could wean off my Prednisone that I've been taking for pnuemonitis. That's a Big...

  10. Pec Muscle Pain
    ... pain, but the node has gone down because I was taking prednisone for a few days....

  11. Finally, I can get my other tests done
    ... yesterday from my Onc, that I have to stay on "low-dose" Prednisone awhile longer. --Not exactly what I wanted to hear...
    ... looming over me, since January. I'm still on 5 mg. of Prednisone , too.... I hope I can quit that soon, too. How...
    ... the next step, which I assume is getting rid of the Prednisone and the iron. Unfortunately, I think I "am" having...
    ... . had the chills...etc... So, I took my 5 mg. of Prednisone & 2 Tyelnols, and went back to bed. When I woke,...
    ... pneumonitis from the radiation. You did not start the prednisone for several months after having problems, right? ...
    ... throat....you think? I hope I don't have to "up" my Prednisone . I was hoping to do away with it, totally. Anyway ... XO p.s. You'd asked about when I started taking Prednisone . It wasn't until I'd been sick for 2 MONTHS! --I...
    ... is too bad that your treatment was delayed with the Prednisone . It only shows that if you do not keep talking about...
    ... lungs--they don't seem back to normal. I'm still on Prednisone & every now & then I cough a little. I'm so sick...
    ... not heal Singer above are some side effects of prednisone when taken for long periods of time....
    ... arthritis, because I prompted her GP to prescribe low-dose Prednisone for her (which actually is helping some)...but, she ... She needed something so badly, and after I started Prednisone and did some reading up on it, I urged her doc to...
    ... lost much weight--it's probably that dreaded ole' Prednisone making me keep the pounds, isn't it? Yeah...about...
    ... mine--although I'm not losing weight, because of the Prednisone (it packs on pounds). I could stand to lose a little...
    ... my problem." So, what's the other half? I stay on Prednisone ...and all the other med's.... I don't know exactly...
    ... cough syrup, when necessary...also, still on the 5 mg. Prednisone ) Everything, but the bleeding, is seemingly being...
    ... The recommended treatment is to begin prednisone at 1 mg/kg as soon as the diagnosis is reasonably ... steroids. Singer I am not sure when you started the Prednisone for the pneumonitis but if you had stopped it and...
    ... saw the inflammation & had me start 2 major doses of prednisone . I started off at 60 mg. and tapered.... Then, the...
    ... specialist to make sure you are on the right dosage of Prednisone and to see if they have other options for medication...
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  12. Confused why doc is so concerned about lymph node!
    ... work today because of my pain. He did put me back on Prednisone (just like I thought) and I took a dose last night ... NO relief so far. In the past, the first dose of Prednisone would start making me feel better already. Now, I...
    ... and leg pain are getting worse despite taking the Prednisone (I even doubled the dose) and I took 800mg Ibuprofen...
    ... without consulting your doc first. I don't know what prednisone is (i assume its a steroid from other peoples posts...
    ... it is a neuropathy. He advised me to increase the prednisone (steroid) to 30mg day and prescribed Lyrica to see...
    ... BNF which is our pharmacy bible if you like, and the prednisone can be causing your aches and pains. are you still...
    ... unfortunately, the pain started before taking the prednisone and my doctor actually told me the day after my er ... actually up and doing all kinds of things because the prednisone gives me energy and takes away the fatigue. However ... good news) is that since taking the high doses of prednisone , the lymph node in my neck has gone down considerably...
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  13. Wonder if Kayla is o.k.
    ... still under the weather. I'm starting a series of Prednisone for the "radiation pnuemonitis." It's been a real...

  14. Good scan....some radiation damage, though
    ... called today (he's back in town) and I'm on a series of Prednisone ...3 for 3 days, 2 for 3 days, etc..etc.... At least...
    ... next week! but then if you are starting to feel the prednisone (is that the steroid?) working already then thats...
    ... m getting better, I notice that on the side of my Prednisone , it says something about avoiding contagious people...
    ... better. I'm not exactly happy with the mega-doses of Prednisone I'm on, but I can tell it's helping with the inflammation...
    ... quickly... But, some things "demand" time. I've cut my Prednisone in half, now---and hardly any coughing at night. ...
    ... but I'm so incredibly tired today. I think this Prednisone is taking it's toll on me, even though I am tapering...

  15. diagnosed with B Cell Lymphoma today
    ... better today than I have in weeks, the dr put me on Prednisone Tuesday and as he hoped it took some of the irritation...
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  16. Failed R-Chop
    ... Being a singer, there's many times I was prescribed Prednisone to take down the swelling in my vocal cords. It almost...

  17. Getting anxious again....still not well
    ... town. I was begging for them to write me a script of Prednisone , since that's what my ENT used to give me for inflammation...
    ... school one lately (its free at least haha!) Ick the Prednisone ..there's no way that anyone get ever ever EVER get ... necessary...(I've concluded that being on large doses of prednisone is almost the equivalent to being pregnant actually...

  18. Enlarged Lymph Nodes - Cancer?
    ... and takes meds for an upper respiatory infection, prednisone and inhaler and antibodics. Maybe you can share with...

  19. My Story.
    ... morning traffic to reach the hospital in time and the prednisone would always leave me restless through the night....
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  20. Dad got biopsy and no going for PET scan.........
    ... and get it w/ the chemo. The treatment consist of Prednisone , Rituxan and Vincristine. He gets his chemo every...

  21. Need some help
    ... and they are all symptoms of lymphoma, but I am on prednisone for my Adrenal Insufficiency and opiates for my chronic...

  22. Home from Hospital
    ... thing Singer eat whatever I wanted. And with the prednisone I should be eating much more than I am. I got weighed...

  23. One Down
    ... to block everything out. I got my little baggie of prednisone and anti-nausea meds and I was on my way and soooooooooo...
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  24. Just Diagnosed
    ... think that you will not do good. If they give you prednisone after the treatment you will probably have a burst...

  25. Hodgkin's mostly a "young person's" disease???
    ... hope I can stay off them. In the past, I've taken Prednisone , and I'm not a fan of it. Again, thanks for the valuable...
    ... over 6 ft. but got over 300lbs. He did have to take Prednisone but only for the day after his chemo. It is part...
    ... count will not make you tired. If they give you prednisone after your chemo you will have a burst of energy and...
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  26. Long-term swollen node and question..
    ... though I don't recall any infection. I'm on low dose prednisone and the node appeared to be rubbery and moveable so...

  27. Singer78 taking Susie's advice & starting a new thread
    ... problem? Have you gained weight from med's, as in Prednisone ? From what I've read online about collarbone (supraclavicu...

  28. Newly diagnosed "Hodgkin's"...next is PET scan/possible bone marrow test
    ... where they gained weight, I think, due to taking Prednisone . ....just wondering.... I'm overthinking again.....

  29. Lymphoma doing GREAT
    ... Lymphoma, his body wouldn't take the CHOP-R (with Prednisone ) he ended up in the hospital last summer because of...

  30. Question regarding CHOP Treatments/Feeling Ill
    ... torrow. Fludarabine, csytoxin and rituxan. Plus prednisone for 5 days. And my hair is coming back. Work is...
    ... popcicles and ice cream during both treatments. The prednisone made everything taste wonderful, I gained 10 pounds...

  31. hate my face
    ... for non hogkins lymphoma every time i finish taking prednisone i break out bad on my face people make fun of me at...
    ... for non hogkins lymphoma every time i finish taking prednisone i break out bad on my face people make fun of me at...

  32. Hi BeckyB and Fairlights!
    ... better the 2nd time around. They weaned him off of the Prednisone which seemed to help. Got a little queasy but it...
    ... And the CHOP worked. Plus I don't have to take prednisone anymore. And I will still get the Rituxin, but no...
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  33. Becky B - Hi there (Hi Fairy-lights as well)
    ... sick from the chemo. They are weaning him off of the Prednisone so that's good. I am so sorry to be rushed.......

  34. BeckyB - Just checking up on you!
    ... back to work. YEAHHH!!! I am sort of coming off the prednisone 10mg a day till Friday then stop. But I have to go...

  35. For BeckyB and Fairy-lights - Brother in law Biopsy back - BeckyB maybe you can advis
    ... said it was) on day 3. She said he will need to take prednisone for 5 days by mouth as well. This is what it will...
    ... sister said he is tired today. Think he is off the prednisone until the next treatment. BeckyB 2 more to...
    ... vomiting could be caused from him coming off of the prednisone (BeckyB his dosage of prednisone is higher than yours ... he should be prepared to "crash" when he stops the prednisone . Anyway, he only vomited once and he was resting...
    ... 1st night. Maybe his Dr. should taper him off the prednisone the next time. I just went from 40mg to 20mg, and...

  36. low lymphocytes / petechiae / rash
    ... had an allergic reaction to something. He gave me prednisone . However, some of the results were out of range...

  37. Sever Itching!! Any suggestions?
    ... Susie, what medication were you given? I was given prednisone , but it only helped for a few hours after a dose then...
    Medications also discussed in this post: benadryl

  38. Wondering about swollen lymph nodes...
    ... first dose of chemo which was rutaxin, plus I am on prednisone (yeah) I basically got very anemic (sp) my crit got...

  39. Advice about swollen lymph nodes
    ... to IVP dye, so I had to be given a strong dose of prednisone before the test so I wouldn't have a reaction. The ... over three months. I was told by a relative that prednisone would have made the CT scan results inaccurate because...

  40. When will the night sweats stop? Only after treatment begins?
    ... nitrogen mustard) vincristine (Oncovin) procarbazine prednisone ABVD: doxyrubicin (adriamycin) blemycin vinblastine...

  41. Fluid around and in lungs, low platelet count...Sound familiar? Please respond.
    ... Thursday as they expect cancer. She has been taking prednisone for an extended period due to the problem with her...

  42. Help-starting Rituxan...What can I expect?
    ... I asked for some anti-nausea meds just because the prednisone had me have pretty bad nausea, nothing really to do...
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  43. Is it lymphomas?
    ... functioning normally. The endocrinologist prescribed prednisone for her. At this point, the throat pain was gone...
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  44. any one with non hodgkins lymphoma experience
    ... conflicting with the anitsausea one, I know when I was on Prednisone for my asthma nothing would make me feel better. ...

  45. I am terrified.
    ... treatment and going home with some antibiotics and prednisone . At any rate, I would be curious to know what you...

  46. Diffuse Large Cell Lymphoma stage III
    ... for letting me Vent! Today is her last day on the Prednisone , so hopefully she will be back to her normal happy...
    ... child's experience with leukemia, my guess is that the prednisone is responsible for the worst of the mood swings. Read ... this with her HEM/ONC. There are several different prednisone analogues and, overall, the shorter acting, faster ... query?DISAMBIGUATION=true&FUNCTION=search&PARAMETER= prednisone &SHOWTOPICS=0&x=31&y=13"]http://search.nlm.nih.gov ... query?DISAMBIGUATION=true&FUNCTION=search&PARAMETER= prednisone &SHOWTOPICS=0&x=31&y=13[/url] Good luck, Jay ...

  47. Rituxan
    ... particular chemo were cytoxan, adriamycin, vincristine and prednisone . I was diagniosed with stage II b, large B cell ...
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  48. Worrysome Symptoms
    ... started on torso, moved to arms, legs and back. Prednisone for 5 days helped. It's back again. Difficulty swallowing...

  49. burkits (sp?) lymphoma

  50. Pet Scan

  51. exercising after cancer... your thoughts

  52. Avascular Necrosis
    ... lymphoma 12 years ago. He had avascular necrosis due to prednisone . He was unable to walk. I am sure in the 12 years...

  53. Problems due to treatments (long term)
    ... bone marrow transplant and needed very high doses of prednisone for Graft-Versus-Host-Disease [transplant rejection...