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  1. Hypertension and inflammation
    ... They know that if they take immunosuppressants like prednisone or if they get Rituxan (which kills the antibody producing...

  2. Problem with PROCARDIA XL
    ... most meds. i was not always like that, i think taking prednisone for 5 years have weakened my system. anyway to the ... potassium 10 meq (6-8 tabs daily),doxasosin 8 mg nightly, prednisone 5 mg daly, plaquenil 200 mg 2x daily, levoxl 25mcg...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Albuterol Lasix Potassium Verapamil procardia

  3. Antihypertensives and glucose metabolism abnormalities
    ... know about which antihypertensive, but i know that prednisone causes a rise in glucose and possibly diabetes....
    ... isturbances brought on by the drug use. As you pointed out, Prednisone and other drugs certainly fall into that category...

  4. Pressure High--Afraid of Meds
    ... take Levoxyl for hypothyrodism. I have been on 5 mgs prednisone for 4-5 years for SLE and the asthma. Can this be...
    ... pulmonary dr. said that we must try and get me off of the prednisone . not only does it cause hypertension, it can also ... it is very close to the way i eat. since on the prednisone , i have gained over 75lbs. i have become more conscious...
    ... qvar 80 mcg 2 puffs 2xs daily, low aspirin 1x daily, prednisone 5 mg daily, plaquenil 200 mgs 2xs daily, vitamin c...
    ... completely eliminated. I think that in your case it is Prednisone . This drug is causing you a number of problems you ... with the number of drugs. Unfortunately, you need the Prednisone for your SLE, as well as your asthma. You probably...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Cardura Clonidine Lasix Levoxyl Norvasc Verapamil Albuterol Aspirin Klor-con Qvar

  5. Magnesium Supplemenation Question
    ... could not get my heart rate down once I stopped the Prednisone - the benefit was that as soon as I took the magnesium...
    ... in my diet and will wait until I see my Dr. The Prednisone REALLY upset my apple cart - and although it has been...
    ... years to get my breathing on track after 10 days of prednisone (was afraid to tell you that before because I didn ... --oh, and dpressions is a big time side effect of prednisone , too....)...unless your breathing was worse than it ... was before taking the prednisone I do not think it has to do with toprol, but with ... a weakened immune system due to prednisone ! I'm repeating myself, but although I had occasional ... than 5 per year) respiratory attacks before taking prednisone , I had 2 years of daily?? problems after taking prednisone...
    ... I appreciate your honesty Beth - I had read of Prednisone having long term ill effects and that was one of the...
    ... one in there :) :) All of this started after the Prednisone - which I have read can mess up your levels of calcium...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Toprol Atenolol Potassium

  6. Why is my 2nd Beta-Blocker failing to control my BP.?
    ... Well I had to go on Prednisone for 7 days for severe bronchitis - that was over 10...
    ... steroids out of your system??... Vanessa, I was on prednisone for 10 days due to a very bad throat infection and ... had severe problems for months afterwards. Prednisone suppresses the immune system so you have to be VERY ... had a small cut that wouldn't heal because of the prednisone , and it took 5 different antibiotics to control the ... it. Do some SERIOUS reading about the effects of prednisone and how long they may linger. Bethsheba...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Toprol

  7. Potassium
    ... which it has been doing A LOT since having to take Prednisone for 7 days) - I immediately have trouble breathing...
    ... think about...must reflect a bit first. Vanessa, prednisone , which is a steroid, can deplete potassium in the...
    ... to get my GERD back under control after a course of Prednisone . He said that we could try a diuretic? Just not...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Potassium Toprol

  8. Coreg
    ... possibilities. And fyi, pain relievers including prednisone , can alter the effectiveness of hct...and can also...

  9. Help, I'm confused
    ... It could be any of a number of things...perhaps the prednisone , perhaps some stress, perhaps an increase in physical...

  10. Glucose metabolism and antihypertensive medication
    ... out I didn't call him. I know he would put me on Prednisone which I don't want. I'm trying to do what I can...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Synthroid

  11. Side effects of BP meds
    ... My swelling went on for months as I couldn't take prednisone or HCTZ at the time. Fam...

  12. Cozaar Info
    ... I kept asking my Dr. what to do other than taking prednisone which I was deathly afraid would mess with my stomach...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Cozaar

  13. HCTZ and edema question
    ... meds aside from an occasional antibiotic and some prednisone in the previous 40+ years. I am convinced the hct...

  14. Diuretics and Back Pain
    ... None at all. Just the hct. Except for prednisone that I took years ago when I had mono, I've never...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Aspirin

  15. Pheochromocytoma
    ... years. The only thing that made it tolerable was Prednisone . My symptoms are liveable on it. A combination of...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Clonidine

  16. Needing a decongestant
    ... I also need an antibiotic. Typically I end up on Prednisone once or twice a year also....
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  17. Help... Racing Pulse
    ... Can anyone tell me if one of the side effects of Prednisone is a racing pulse? I had my sciatic nerve flare up ... and yesterday the Dr. gave me Prednisone to take for the next week. They are 20 mg pills and...

  18. How to decrease the top number
    ... I have rheumatoid arthritis and taking NSAID and Prednisone . My doctor told me my BP was still high because of ... the Prednisone . I exercise and eat right. Have not had salt or cooked ... down the top number? I am already tappering off the Prednisone ....
    ... Getting off the prednisone will make a big difference. It causes weight gain...

  19. Just checking in
    ... said that it might go down more once I am off the Prednisone for my RA. So right now I am waiting to get off of ... the Prednisone and see how my blood pressure reacts before changing...
    ... said that it might go down more once I am off the Prednisone for my RA. So right now I am waiting to get off of ... the Prednisone and see how my blood pressure reacts before changing...

  20. Is it unrealistic to know the cause?
    ... okay to just stop right? (I only ask because of a Prednisone scary thing that happened to me last year). Thanks...

  21. High blood pressure medications
    ... hgih blood pressure. I got high blood pressure from Prednisone . Once I am off Prednisone should I try to get off...
    ... them...or lower their dosage. THe effects of the prednisone last pretty long...but eventually wear off. The ... effect of prednisone is REALLY rough...did you retain a lot of water and...

  22. What is normal blood pressure
    ... also have rheumatoid arthritis. One of the drugs ( Prednisone ) is what gave me high blood pressure it the first ... place. I am still taking Prednisone because my RA is out of control. I am hoping that ... once I get a new drug and get off of the Prednisone then I can reduce or get off the blood pressure medication...

  23. Medications
    ... medication. I have high blood pressure due to the use of Prednisone ....

  24. 137/112
    ... which are all side effects of my RA. I was put on Prednisone for my RA and as I was tappering off I developed high ... doctor said that my high blood pressure is from the Prednisone . I am more concerned about my RA. If RA caused all ... currently taking Arthrotec (NSAID), Methotrexate, Prednisone , Folic Acid, Tiazac XC, and Coversyl. Most esp. the...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Folic Methotrexate tiazac arthrotec

  25. 17 with high blood pressure
    ... already. You're not taking any corticosteroids like prednisone are you?...

  26. Prednisone (steroid) prescribed and my mom died
    ... she was prescribed 35 pills of prednisone (10mg) for her neck pain by her primary care doc. ... steroids are not good for your heart. i read that prednisone raises your blood pressure to high levels. this makes ... mother. anyone have any advice or experience with prednisone . thanks Last year I had an allergic reaction ... to a new BP med. At the ER I was given prednisone and clonidine because the ER doctor said the prednisone...
    ... I'm very sorry for your loss. Sounds like the prednisone she was given was the short burst treatment. You ... My brother has serious crohn's disease and longterm prednisone kept him alive for many years. On the other hand ... weight he can't get rid of. I doubt the short term prednisone treatment of your mother caused high blood pressure...
    ... I DO know that prednisone causes huge amounts of edema, and edema is USUALLY...
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  27. Should I be concerned???
    ... immune system is attacking my liver and pancreas. I am Prednisone to lower my immune system. SInce then,I have had high...

  28. What is a normal blood pressure?
    ... am a 34 yr. old female and mine is caused from the Prednisone I'm on for my liver illness....

  29. BP Up again...prednisone?
    ... Sunny, PREDNISONE , YES! It retains water like crazy and blows the BP...
    ... up my posion ivy rash. I've needed mini doses of prednisone several times in the past....I seem to be very sensitive ... ll keep taking my Diovan and moniotirng my BP. The prednisone dose gets lowered in another 2 days and then I start...
    ... Nice to hear your supportive words. I am actually on prednisone , not prednisolone. I am not too worried about any...
    ... BP # isn't too bad. Am I correct in thinking that prednisone is a steroid? I was told at the ER that steroids...
    ... Hope you are doing just spiffy!! :) Yes, Prednisone is a steroid. I guess I've had a weak pair of adrenals...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Diovan

  30. Help!!!! spikes
    ... cortisol because for allergy attackes,etc. they give Prednisone which I thought increased Cortisol. I wish you well...

  31. What are the main foods/liquids/OTC medications to avoid high blood pressure?
    ... raiser: any natural or synthetic oral steroid like Prednisone , cortisone. Anything that causes water retention...

  32. Question about "No-Salt" (potassium chloride)?
    ... heart medicine digoxin (Lanoxin); or steroids such as prednisone (Deltasone, Orasone,) cortisone (Cortone), hydrocortisone...
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