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  1. Osteo-Arthritis in the fingers
    ... has only tried to get me on Meds., like Naproxyn and Prednisone . I can't take the prednisone because of a stomach...

  2. Prednisone for a flare
    ... Prednisone is very powerful stuff. Starting and stopping it...

  3. Swelling in foot
    ... finally saw me in such a bad state, he started me on prednisone & plaquenil right away. Over several days to a week ... on plaquenil (almost 2 yrs) but since ive been off prednisone , my right ankle has a little constant swelling again...
    ... the inflammatory agents and he is now prescribing prednisone in high dosage for 2 weeks and then plans to start...
    ... bahhhhhhhh>. I have taken steroids before (oral prednisone for 8 months) and medrol pack (a 6 day, quick tapering...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Bextra Mobic Relafen aleve remicade Methotrexate Medrol

  4. Coping with Osteo & Lupus (SLE)
    ... The only treatment that I have had for the Lupus is prednisone back in the end of May when I saw Rheumie for the...
    ... to rush to the emergency room and got injected with prednisone , benadryl..and something else. The rash I got took...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Bactrim Septra benadryl

  5. Anyone with experience with onrituxan for Rheumatoid Arthritis
    ... relaxer), Relafen, Ultram, and used to take either Prednisone or Methotrexate. My rheumy dr. is waiting on a biopsy...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Methotrexate Relafen Skelaxin Ultram

  6. Prednisone alternatives
    ... and it has enabled me to get off of Methotrexate and Prednisone completely. I was on Prednisone for almost 2 years ... helping. I desperately wanted to get off of the Prednisone due to the side effects. I have finally found something...
    ... Thanks for your feedback. I have been on Prednisone for 4 years, ups and downs, did well on high doses...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Enbrel Methotrexate humira

  7. Diagnosis Problem
    ... low. Because of this the docs put me on oxygen and Prednisone to help the inflamation in my lungs. The prednisone...
    Medications also discussed in this post: procrit

  8. Question on unusual type of arthritis
    ... as I can remember:methotrexate (just made me sick), prednisone (works great but messes with my emotions and causes...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Doxycycline Enbrel Methotrexate humira

  9. Infections
    ... I am on NSAID, Methotrexate, Prednisone and Plaquenil for my RA. But lately I have been getting...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Methotrexate

  10. Plaquenil - How long till it works??
    ... developed a severe flare, my rheumy started me on prednisone and plaquenil at the same time. This way while I tapered...
    ... pain, call your doctor and ask for a short round of prednisone . It will help you get through the rough patch until...

  11. Predisone
    ... I am taking 10mg of Prednisone per day, 150mg Arthotec per day, 400mg of Plaquenil ... get realy bad days I have gone as high as 30mg of Prednisone . That is when I have to stay in bed for a week or...
    ... I have RA and was on Prednisone almost 2 years at an average dose of 10 mg. per day ... of my swelling in my feet and hands was due to the Prednisone . I have been off of it now for almost 4 months and ... meds have bad side effects, but so far other than the Prednisone I have not experienced any of them. The Methotrexate...
    ... I am on a low dose of prednisone (5mg) per day along with Arava. I'm also on Ebrel ... overweight to start with so added weight from the prednisone sure ain't fun! Good luck to all!...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Enbrel Methotrexate humira arava

  12. First Rheumy Appt. ?
    ... until he saw me that way. Right away he started me on prednisone & plaquenil and had me coming in every 2 weeks for...

  13. RA- anyone out there have this and can lend some support?
    ... supposed to be taking Methotrexate and relafen and 1/2 prednisone and skelaxin. I just had a hysterectomy - so am not...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Methotrexate Relafen Skelaxin

  14. Enbrel
    ... I am currently taking Arthrotec, Methotrexate, Prednisone , and Plaquenil for my RA. I just got my test results...
    ... and day. Before I started taking the shots I was on Prednisone and Arava and STILL was in pain. Once I started the...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Enbrel Methotrexate arthrotec arava

  15. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    ... 8 years now, and it has become very severe. I take Prednisone , if I come off this drug I cant walk and my body seizes...
    ... damage down, I'm surprised you aren't taking one. Prednisone is the best anti-inflammatory but has lots of bad...
    ... now has me on Methotrexate and is weaning me off Prednisone to see if it will still work well. I gained 20 lbs ... . on Prednisone . I also take Skelaxin (muscle relaxer) and tramadol...
    ... you are taking other arthritis drugs to go with your Prednisone !!! It sounds like you need some more tests and perhaps...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Methotrexate Relafen Skelaxin Tramadol Ultram Nexium Pepcid

  16. enbrel side effect
    ... is working well for some of you. I'm currently on Prednisone and Arava but they are no longer working and my morning...
    ... that myself. My Rheumy is going to keep me on the Prednisone and Arava I guess until he sees how I do on the Enbrel...
    ... month which should be less stressful. I'm still on Prednisone and Arava along with Enbrel. I, too, have injection...
    ... instead of twice a week (50 ml versus 25). I am on prednisone and Voltarin. Take care, Kera4...
    ... Hi! The prednisone and Voltarin I take is for my knees, which have orthopedic...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Enbrel arava

  17. Can this be right? Please read
    ... swelling / pain. Then went to hands / fingers. Was on prednisone for 6 months, plauenil, nothings working. My Rheum...

  18. psoriatic arthritis
    ... appt. I have a lot of sores (but could be from the prednisone that I am easing off of. And I itch all the time...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Methotrexate Skelaxin Tramadol Ultram

  19. Anyone With R.a And Lupus?
    ... The combination of meds that helped me most were prednisone , plaquenil and methotrexate. The combo of the three ... relieved my pain etc. a great deal. Unfortunately, the prednisone has a lot of side effects but once things got better...
    ... Medicine. My Rheumatologists Has Just Gotten Me Off Of Prednisone After Taking It For Over 15 Years. I've Had Cataract...
    ... both diseases. I am currently taking Cellcept and prednisone . Both drugs work for both conditions. Mapebbs, have...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Methotrexate Ibuprofen Lortab cellcept olux

  20. Coping with R.A.???
    ... My dr. has put me on Methetrexate & a low dose of prednisone (5 mg.). I own a martial arts school and along with ... tracks! I have gained 10 pounds since taking the prednisone and I HATE IT... I eat everything in site, not to ... I have read a lot of posts from people who are on prednisone , and it appears to be some bad stuff!!! I have tried...
    ... my whole life changed. I have done the rounds of Prednisone with the dreaded weight gain. I know what you mean ... well worth it. It has allowed me to get off of the Prednisone and finally feel like I am among the living again ... drugs, but so far I have not had any problems. The Prednisone is the worst. It is a wonder drug that can give you...
    ... the long run you only risk ultimately needing more prednisone . Have your Dr guide your taper in a way that won't...
    Medications also discussed in this post: remicade humira Soma

  21. psoriatic arthritis: Help!
    ... 6 - 9 months to fully work. So, I am, was taking Prednisone , a steriod and ballooned up 20 lb. So, now that my ... it again), my rheumy dr. is lowering my extra drug ( prednisone ) to 1/2 pill per day and then after a few months, ... in the winter. Some people can come in and get a prednisone shot or some other kind. That worked for a while...
    ... still take relafen and skelaxin and a tiny bit of prednisone . I am being weaned off of the pred. - pill per day...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Methotrexate Folic Relafen Skelaxin

  22. Lyrica ???
    ... prescribed lyrica. I was down to 2.5 (1/2 pill) of prednisone w/my plaquenil. She said to stop taking the prednisone...
    Medications also discussed in this post: lyrica

  23. Major Flare and Prednisone
    ... perhaps using a dose pack of medrol or a quick burst of prednisone with a taper back to your regular dose would be the...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Soma Medrol

  24. New Symptoms
    ... am taking 400mg daily of celebrex and 5 mg daily of prednisone . For the past couple of weeks I feel as if I am losing...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Celebrex

  25. 25 with RA- Help! Scared of medication.
    ... took methotrexate for over a year - combined with prednisone . I just recently went off of it to switch to Cellcept...
    ... I have been on Methotrexate, Prednisone and NSAID for a year for my RA. Recently my doctor...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Methotrexate cellcept

  26. No help from Doctors..What would you do? or What have you done?
    ... I lose the wiehgt but that is hard to do while on Prednisone . I would contact your doctor and explain to him how...

  27. Leflunomide prescribed for Rheumatoid. Side-effects?
    ... mentioned didn't happen. I'm also on a low dose of prednisone at the same time. My fingers still hurt but not as...
    Medications also discussed in this post: humira arava

  28. anyone successful in getting off pred?
    ... about this problem. It is very hard to get off of Prednisone !!! Plus the side effects. I do not have the hair ... Probably about that same time? I know I was taking 2 Prednisone every morning (possibly more during an old flare, ... Rheumys nurse today and was told to drop back to 1 Prednisone every day. When I first started doing the dropping ... but sure is not easy. I just have to get off of Prednisone . I have my daughters wedding trip and her reception...
    ... How long have you been on the prednisone ? I've been on it since I had my first RA symptoms ... can take a few months to work. I am currently on Prednisone , Plaquenil, Methotrexate, Folic Acid, Voltaren, Prevacid...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Methotrexate Relafen Enbrel Folic Prevacid Ultram voltaren

  29. OMG The Pain ...
    ... her again for 3 more weeks ! I'm currently taking prednisone and plaquenil and have been on both for about 3 months ... ......I have however, lowered my dose of prednisone from 5mg to 2.5 mg trying to wean off. I've been ... something to do with it? I really want off the prednisone . During my last visit, she told me to go ahead and ... taking the 5mg .....I don't want to !! I want off the prednisone . I haven't had the weight gain side effect, but...
    ... Hi These, I know what you mean about Prednisone . I am currently being weaned off of it too. I gained...
    ... understand pain. My rheumy has tried to wean me off the prednisone (I've been on it for years and years) and everytime...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Methotrexate Relafen Valium

  30. More Questions - someone please read
    ... I was then referred to a Rheum, who put me back on Prednisone , low dose of 15 mg for 3 weeks and Plaquenil .......
    ... Skelaxin (muscle relaxer), Ultram (low pain relief), Prednisone (am getting off, slowly), Methotrexate (takes a long...
    ... any better and at times, even worse. I've been on prednisone for 3 months now and I want off it ......I'm supposed...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Mobic Methotrexate Relafen Skelaxin Ultram

  31. First Rheumatologist appointment
    ... x-rays. He also added Plaqunil to my Methotrexate, Prednisone , and NSAID. I go back to see him in 3 months and then...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Enbrel Methotrexate

  32. Types of doctors that treat back pain???
    ... to a rhumatologist about 6 years ago...was put on prednisone and pain medications.... ok...almost 4 years ago...

  33. psoriatic arthritis
    ... different drugs I've taken. Right now, I'm on Imuran, prednisone , ibuprofen and Enbrel injections. The best thing that...
    ... of sores, but that may be from Methotrexate and or Prednisone or other meds. Please reply, if you have any knowledge...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Enbrel Ibuprofen Imuran Methotrexate

  34. Lowering Prednisone
    ... I was on 20mg of Prednisone per day. Then I tappered off it completely. I was ... time I had to see my doctor and he put me back on Prednisone . Then when I went back this time he put me up higher ... on the Prednisone . I would love to be off all the meds. If I were you...
    ... Hi, I have been on prednisone for over a year - started out at 30mg - now down to...
    ... Hi Thesedays, I am on Prednisone . My rheumatologist put me on 2 pills in the morning ... and still hurt. So after several months of being on Prednisone , and Relafen among other meds, she put me on Methotrexate ... . She is also reducing my Prednisone - slowly, I hope. These are 5 mg. pills, and my ... tell me if you ever get used to being weaned off of Prednisone ? I can really feel it!!! It is like I need something ... to work??? And what is yall experience with the Prednisone . How long does it take to totally get off of it and...
    ... kick in hopefully you will be able to get off the Prednisone . I was on Prednisone for almost 2 years at 10 mg ... to slowly wean off of it. I have been off of the Prednisone now almost 2 months. I can tell that some of the ... returned, but not so bad that I want to go back on the Prednisone . I did not have any side effects from the Prednisone ... Hang in there and keep trying to get off the Prednisone . It is a wonderful med for short term, but long term...
    ... did it take you from when you started lowering your prednisone dosage to when you were totally not taking any???...
    ... a difference, but when I would try and get off the Prednisone I could really tell that my pain and swelling was ... Methotrexate, which I really think helped in reducing the Prednisone . I started at 10 mg. of Prednisone and I would reduce ... the Prednisone 2.5 mg. each week until I was down to 1 mg. and then...
    ... helps me alot. I also think that when getting off of prednisone , it should be done very slowly. My rheumy has not...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Methotrexate Relafen arava Indocin aleve

  35. Prednisone
    ... Hi Annette, At the moment, I am on Prednisone , in addition to Relafen, Skelaxin and Tramadol (Ultram ... ). My rheumy is slowly, slowly getting me off prednisone , because I have been on it too many months and it ... else later??? I think it takes a while for the Prednisone to work well. I am supposed to take 2 Pred. 1 day ... I do not know about the getting used to the drug/ Prednisone and it not working as well. I would think that would...
    ... Morning! My rheumatologist had me on a low dose of Prednisone for 16 days: 2 pills for 4 days, 1-1/2 for 4 days...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Methotrexate Relafen Skelaxin Tramadol Ultram Enbrel humira arava

  36. Question about RA
    ... do blood tests first. I was put on a low dose of Prednisone for 3 weeks which helped the pain but it's not something...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Enbrel humira

  37. skin changes due to meds?
    ... I've been on prednisone and plaquenil for about 10 weeks now. Amongst other...

  38. Back to the Rheum. today
    ... kidney,thyroid testing, all tests normal. Was put on prednisone and plaquenil anyway because I can not move my hands...

  39. Aleve not working
    ... have RA in my entire body and just recently got off prednisone (sp) and take about 6-8 aleeve a day. I have been...
    ... tried some of those aspirin creams - no good. The prednisone that the doc prescribed DID help but he didn't want...
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  40. Methotrexate
    ... might help is - to eat a lot before taking the NSAIDs, Prednisone and Methotrexate. That is what my rheumy said. Especially...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Methotrexate

  41. Can you take antibiotics w/the other meds?
    ... Currently I'm on 5 mg prednisone and 400 mg plaquenil ( 1 pill twice per day). I ... was wondering .........can you take antibiotics with prednisone and plaquenil?...

  42. sudden onset
    ... supplements make arthritis better or worse? Could Prednisone cause this? I was on it in winter for my UC....

  43. Losing weight quickly ??
    ... and limited mobility in my fingers. I've been on prednisone and plaquenil for 6 weeks now, starting the pred at ... want to test for hepatitis? Anyway, even with the prednisone I'm losing weight like crazy. I was so worried about ... Maybe it's the plaquenil? Could it possibly be the prednisone ?...

  44. Arthritis Drugs and Infection Medicines???
    ... I take (at the moment) Skelaxin, Ultram, Relafen, Prednisone and just the past 4 weeks, Methotrexate, from this ... I think that my dr. will slowly take me off of the Prednisone and possibly some of the other drugs too. That is...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Methotrexate Relafen Skelaxin Ultram

  45. ? about lowering pred and ? other meds
    ... I have been on prednisone for 4 weeks now, 15mg per day. Last week I dropped ... or am I just always going to be swollen without the prednisone ? Also - I have a question about Plaquenil. I...
    ... helping you some so bear that in mind as opposed to the Prednisone itself. :)...
    ... Hi these days, I do not take Plaquenil, but take Prednisone and Relafin and just started Methotrexate. I think ... that my Rheumatologist will take me slowly off of the Prednisone , because it caused me to gain 15 - 20 lbs. really...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Methotrexate

  46. When to see a Rheumatologist?
    ... yet. So, now I am on the first two drugs, plus Prednisone , Relafen, and Methotrexate. The last one is new....
    Medications also discussed in this post: Methotrexate Relafen

  47. Please Help - Drug Question
    ... heumatologist, gives me (at this moment), Skelaxin, Ultram, Prednisone , Methotrexate, and Relafen. Sometimes the dosages...
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  48. questions and more questions
    ... anti-inflammatory arthritis. Here take 6 weeks of prednisone and take plaquenil. We'll see you back in 6 weeks ... this or something else? I've been on 3 weeks of prednisone 15mg per day and am now dropping down to 1 1/2 pill...
    ... s of no help but unfortunately it does happen. Prednisone has many undesired side effects, especially kidney...

  49. RA pain in lower back area?
    ... 2 years ago which was taken care of by a round of Prednisone . Well, it flared up again a few weeks ago in my knees...
    ... I cannot tell if it is working. I am still taking Prednisone , after other things, for my RA. She will probably...
    ... seem to be helping all that much. I did a round of Prednisone a couple of years ago during a bad flare, and after...
    ... well. I think that my Rheumy will just lower my Prednisone and slowly up my methotrexate. We will just see how...
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  50. does this seem right?
    ... Does this seem right? I've been on prednisone for 2 weeks now, going on 3. I've been on 15mg (3 ... continue to drop or will it eventually reverse to the prednisone gain?...
    ... I was the same way when I first started Prednisone . My doctor told me to watch what I ate because I would ... But all total I only gained 5 pounds. Then I was off Prednisone for a two and a half month and lost those 5 pounds...

  51. new member can you help me?
    ... wanted to express my concern to you about being on prednisone for so long. my father was put on prednisone at a ... The thing that concerns me is the long term use of prednisone . You really need to talk to your dr(which im sure ... couldnt heal from the surgery. had he not been on prednisone he would still be here today(it was still his time...

  52. Biologocal Medications
    ... common side effects. I am on NSAID, Methotrexate and Prednisone with no side effects so I hope it will be the same...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Methotrexate

  53. Anyone with polimyalgia rheumatica ?
    ... co-worker does. The only thing that helped him was prednisone I believe. I hope you can find a treatment that works...

  54. Which would you pick and why? - Plaquenil or Methotrexate
    ... and worse). She does not want to give me anymore Prednisone and Relafen. I am at my top doses now! So, that...
    ... Rheumatoid Arthritis? I also gained a lot of weight on the Prednisone , in a matter of about 2 - 3 months! I will not mind...
    ... word about it. Does it do about the same thing as Prednisone ? Are you not supposed to take it for certain reasons...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Relafen Enbrel

  55. Plaquenil - side effect or something else?
    ... 00 am and 8 pm. Should I be sure not to take the prednisone at those same times or does it not matter? I left...

  56. Rheum appt today
    ... inflammatory arthritis. She have me 6 WEEKS worth of prednisone .....5mg, 3 x per day for 3 weeks and the 1 1/2 tablets...
    ... maybe there is another drug you could take besides prednisone ?! I am not sure. I am puffed up at the moment ... from Prednisone . Weight gain and water weight too. I am just going...
    ... I've been reading other posts on here regarding prednisone and saw a mention of 15 mg being a REALLY high dose ... pills per day. How long have you been taking your prednisone ?...
    ... 15 mg prednisone isn't too horrible and it's not for very long. Just ... because your body quits producing them while you are on prednisone . Weaning gives your body a chance to start making...

  57. A med Question
    ... I think prednisone is the only one that will. I like to save it until...

  58. Was better, but now worse ???
    ... your doctor! You may need to do a short course of prednisone rather than the steroid in a medrol pak. You...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Medrol

  59. Shoulder pain
    ... have RA, also. I do not take Methotraxate, but take Prednisone , ultram, skelaxin, and relafen. They help a lot....
    Medications also discussed in this post: Relafen Skelaxin Ultram

  60. Frustrated
    ... to see a rhumy. I have been taking NSAID, MTX and Prednisone . Then I got off of prednisone because of my blood...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Methotrexate

  61. Need Help / Advice / Ideas ???? Please
    ... back fine? Should I be worried about taking the prednisone ? How much weight can I expect to gain during this...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Mobic methylprednisolone

  62. Weight Lose
    ... Back in Sept. 2005 I tried to lose weight while on Prednisone . At that time I lost 10 pounds. The first of Dec. ... I got off of Prednisone and continues to try and lose weight. Since Christmas ... able to go for as many walks. Since I got off the Prednisone the weight is coming off faster and easier. I hope...
    ... I have been on Prednisone over a year now. Trying to get off of it, but seems ... once again I am going to start weaning off of the Prednisone slowly. I have not been able to do much of any exercise ... kind of physical exercise. How long were you on Prednisone and did you have any problems going off of it?...
    ... I was only on Prednisone for 7 months. They started me on 20mg to see if I ... He then but me on Methotrexate and increased the Prednisone up to 20. Then 2 months after that I started to tapper...
    ... seem to have the opposite situation. I believe the prednisone also helps my thyroid to work better (I do take thyroid ... more so I seem to be able to lose weight when I am on prednisone and I gain faster when I am off it. I must just be...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Methotrexate

  63. Treatment for Rheumatoid's Arthritis....
    ... going on. Before I was in one, I was taking Plaquenil, prednisone , amitryptilyn, sulfasalesene, cyclobenzaprine. You ... that I took consistently that helped the pain was prednisone . You cant be on it forever tho, so when he took me...
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  64. Prednisone???
    ... Hello. My doctor put me on Prednisone 2 weeks ago and I just went off. My heart was racing...
    ... racing heart" one time only, for just a short while. Prednisone was a life saver for me. When my dr. finally tapered...
    ... Hi, The only side effect that I have from taking Prednisone (on for about 2 mo.) is gaining weight. I have gained ... so, hope to loose that soon. I like the help that Prednisone gives me. Depending on the weather and how much I...
    ... I have taken prednisone for seven months now. It has been great for me, much...
    ... I got some side effect from the Prednisone . I looked like I gained weight but I weighted the ... pressure and on two medications to get it down. I was on Prednisone for 4 months and during the tappering I developed ... it. I am taking MTX and NSAID now. I stoped taking Prednisone and I was good for a month. Then I got this big flare...
    ... I tried MTX but could not take it. So far the prednisone has been the best. Right now I am in the middle of ... problems with the weight monster without the help of prednisone . Glojer...
    ... I had an allergic reaction to the prednisone . I could not stop itching! It drove me crazy. My entire ... body just itched. I was on prednisone for one week....

  65. Arthritis in Hands & Elsewhere - Questions?
    ... sores just cam up about a week or 2 ago. I started on Prednisone and Relafen about 2 mo. ago. My dose goes up and...
    ... dermatitis is like an allergic reaction. I always take prednisone for it. I'm shocked the prednisone isn't helping...
    ... Thanks for the reply. Every little bit helps. My Prednisone is not for my sores, it is for my RA that is in a...
    ... but upped to 4 x day). Plus she added relafen and prednisone . My dose goes up and down, depending on how much...
    ... til Mon. and tuff it out. Or, I could just up my prednisone and relafen, which my dr. has done before (that is...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Relafen Skelaxin Tramadol Ultram

  66. Mild Degenerative Changes Baaad Pain
    ... had to have steroid injections in my knees and take prednisone . I'm practically bedridden without steroids in some...
    ... other drugs. I did forget to mention that they tried prednisone on me for awhile. Thanks for telling us about that...

  67. Anyone on methotrexate for RA?
    ... passed out so that is a no go for me too. I am on prednisone at the moment til my rheumy comes back from his vacation...
    Medications also discussed in this post: arava

  68. Enbrel, Humeria, Remicade ?????
    ... inflammation in my body. Have been up and down on Prednisone , but I am so ready to get off of it. Would love...
    ... while my rheumy is on holidays and my dr put me on prednisone till he comes back. I know when I go back he will...
    ... pain etc. like I used to. I have also weaned off of Prednisone and reduced it very slowly by taking one tablet every...
    ... of feeling good, if it works. I have been on the Prednisone roller coaster for over a year now. Everytime I try...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Enbrel Methotrexate arava remicade humira

  69. Prednisone
    ... Hi Bardda, Did you slowly drop the dose of your prednisone or just stop cold turkey? You are suppose to to gradually...
    ... about your miseries. Don't be down heartened about the Prednisone . Very often doctors will give Prednisone as a treatment ... doctor in the development of your treatment modality. Prednisone is used different ways for different types of patients ... . For example, some MS patients get Prednisone or a simalar drug intraveniously by the Liter to try ... Lady Olivia is absolutely correct in stating that Prednisone is usually "tapered" to minumize the response. However...
    ... Thanks for the responses. I did not taper off the Prednisone . The doctor didn't mention it and I was only taking...
    ... into the side effects and long term effects of taking prednisone . My dad took it for many, many years and had an automobile ... accident and died b/c the prednisone had made his insides like wet toilet paper when they...
    ... Prednisone is both a wonderful and a horrible drug. When the ... was changing my combo of drugs for RA, he put me on prednisone just so I could barely get around. I was practically ... drugs got into my system, but when he tapered me off prednisone , I thought I was going to die! He put me into a clinical...

  70. muscles pain?
    ... haven't been able to sleep. I have just started on prednisone so I am hoping it will kick in and ease the pain....
    ... swollen or anything, just the muscles. Now on the prednisone Im shaky and still sore. What kind of doctor would...
    ... really tell what is wrong with you. I thought that Prednisone was for arthritis. The doctor thinks that you have ... been done and other blood tests like that? I take Prednisone and it does help - but I have swelling and joint pain...
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  71. Question about RA Medicine Side Effects?!
    ... test. This is my question(s) - My rheumy put me on prednisone and relafen for my RA. Very low dose, to start with ... wait that long, to ask her again about my dosage of prednisone and relafen. Any ideas as to what else I could take...
    ... with Plaquenil and haven't noticed any problems. The prednisone can make you jittery. Here are the common side effects ... of prednisone : increased appetite indigestion nervousness...
    ... Thanks for the information. I guess it could be the Prednisone . That is the one that I went from 1 to 3 on. And ... stay calm, while I am nervous! I will look up the Prednisone , Relafin and Plaquenil. Do you like the Plaquenil...
    ... Sounds like the Prednisone to me. I have taken this a few times when I have ... least I was able to get up!!). Remember to reduce Prednisone slowly if u try to get off it. I took one tablet...
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  72. Rheumatoid Factor test
    ... lot! About a month ago, my rheumatologist gave me prednisone and relafen. This has helped with my swelling and...
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  73. Help - What kind of med (temporary) for holidays?
    ... Tramadol (Ultram) 4 x day, nabutramone 1 x day and prednisone 1 x day. I asked the pharmacy if I could take tylenol...
    ... they left for the holidays! She told me to up my Prednisone to 3 x day and to up my nabutramone to 2 x day. I...
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  74. Arthritis in Hands

  75. OA Flares???
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