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  1. Questions About Ankylosing Spondylitis
    ... to methx and am now on Arava and have had to take prednisone now til my rheumy gets back from his holidays because...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Celebrex arava

  2. Good old gout!
    ... scratch my skin and they appear. My doctor suspects Prednisone is the culprit. Says it thins the skin, making you ... Mainly appears on my arms. I hope once I am off the Prednisone this will get better....

  3. Degenerative cervical arthritis
    ... it worse. I also had three epidurals. I also took prednisone . I might be able to answer some questions if you...

  4. I am new to this section of the board
    ... blood count, that your doctor did not start you on prednisone , since plaquenil can take several weeks to months...
    ... incredible pain so he took me off plaquenil and on prednisone until the pain eased somewhat, then took me off that...

  5. Diagnosis changed from Osteo to RA
    ... And if I was still hurting, they would give me 5 mg. Prednisone . I already take ultram and skelaxin and a very mild ... for a 55 year old woman? Should my new medicine ( Prednisone ) make my sed rate go down and make me hurt less? ...
    ... Hi Wannabe, I am not sure if long term prednisone is a good thing but when i go on it for short bursts ... everything and if you can help it try not to be on prednisone for too long. Take care Olivia :) PS I am 40...
    ... that my rheumatologist is just wanting me to take prednisone during the winter, the cold weather. I really am ... the bottom most part, where they give the medicine, prednisone . Thanks again. Wannabe...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Skelaxin Ultram

  6. Starting on Arava
    ... fatigue for a couple of days. I am also weaning off of Prednisone . The Dr. is adding Arava to hopefully help with the ... weaning off of Prednisone . I hate taking meds, but I know they will make...
    ... taken Arava. Good luck with that tapering off the prednisone . My Dr. tapered me off and I had a horrible time....
    ... off completely. How are you doing. I have been on Prednisone , up and down, for over a year now. I want to get...
    ... completely. I never want to go through that again. Prednisone is wonderful. I would rather take it and not live...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Methotrexate arava

  7. prednisone?
    ... I was the grumpiest person ever when I was put on prednisone for a while! I gained lots of weight too. I think...

  8. Help with gout
    ... Thanx he takes prednisone colchines and alpurinol not sure about the spelling...
    ... colchicine. Though some doubt the wisdom of colchicine. Prednisone would be short term only and would be for initial...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Allopurinol

  9. Omega 3 fish oil and arthritis?
    ... the next combination to work because he took me off prednisone . I've also trying Synflex, which isnt helping, but...

  10. About to start taking Methotrexate.
    ... spent every weekend sick to my stomach and exhausted. Prednisone was tried. Bentyl was taken by the handfuls. I switched...
    Medications also discussed in this post: bentyl

  11. Humeria for RA
    ... Methotrexate, with Humira?? I am still weaning myself off Prednisone and now take 4 MTX tabs a week. Best regards....
    Medications also discussed in this post: Methotrexate humira

  12. Temporal Arthritis
    ... the head. It is treated with an extensive course of prednisone . My friend has been on this since January, 2005 and ... nine more weeks before she will be totally off the prednisone . The side effects have been miserable but you have...

  13. humira
    ... to be less effective. I am also weaning myself off Prednisone taking one every other day. Also on MTX. Now starting ... to think that it is Prednisone that is helping more than Humira. Let me know how...
    Medications also discussed in this post: humira

  14. X-rays came back negative?? Help!!!
    ... where the drug laws are more lapse I have been on prednisone for about ten years and this has kept my symptoms ... When I arrived here they tried to take me of the prednisone and we went through Mobic and all the other common ... to plead with my doctor to let me continue with the prednisone . He finally relented and now I am back on the prednisone ... to continue with this drug. I am still taking the prednisone . No one has been able to account for the pain and ... due to the Humera. I have no side effect from the prednisone at all and will keep taking this as it is the only...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Mobic

  15. looking at hip replacement
    ... and severe osteoporosis. I've been taking steroids ( prednisone ) for about 6 years to help the pain of my arthritis ... problems that I have. I mention this because the prednisone greatly increases my bone loss and compromises my...

  16. Stiff morning feet
    ... Which is nice. No more, swelling, pain, and stiffness! Prednisone helps the pain tremendously and very quickly as well...

  17. Ankylosing Spondylitis questions
    ... arthritis, but I've been on the methotrexate, and prednisone , and sulfasalizine, and, remicade, and you name it ... works so well for me. I have been able to stop the prednisone completely for a couple of years now,( I've been on...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Enbrel Methotrexate clinoril remicade

  18. Newbie here

  19. Has anyone had experience with Cortisone injections?
    ... Dootag, You are right. I was on oral Prednisone for years and it came with benefits as well as a price...

  20. Sulfasalazine...any info??
    ... me. I have noticed though, since my doc reduced my prednisone intake my ankles have started to feel kind of sore ... another flare isn't coming on. Since I've been on the prednisone (about 3 weeks now) my RA has not acted up at all...
    ... be satisfactory from my standpoint! I, too, was on prednisone (esp. after the allergic reaction) and as I have weaned...
    ... they found the right cocktail for me. i take 5 mg prednisone , vitimans, percocets daily and a shot of enbrel once...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Sulfasalazine Enbrel Methotrexate Percocet

  21. newly diagnosed
    ... eumatologist. He can give you something to help you - like Prednisone . I had a couple of flares after I started the Plaquenil...
    ... happen for time to time. My rheumatologist saves prednisone for such times. When it's really bad, he will give...

  22. For mark83087
    ... It went pretty good, he told me to cut back on prednisone some more, and that he hasnt seen me long enough to...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Mobic

  23. is this alright
    ... said i had JRA, and he put me on medication called prednisone which is a very strong medicine, and there was a huge ... acting medicine, and im now cutting back slowly on the prednisone . And im telling you there is a huge difference, no...

  24. At what age were you diagnosed with arthritis & what type?
    ... a pain-free streak lately too, probably b/c of the prednisone . ;) All of this started about 4 months ago, so I am...
    ... tried many kinds of medicines and methotrexate and prednisone are the only ones that seem to help - unfortunately...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Methotrexate

  25. Methotrexate Frustration
    ... miss a dose, I can really tell. I am also weaning off prednisone and am now down to 1mg a day. Next week I will go ... doc thinks I will see more of a flare going off the prednisone and then the metho will "kick in" and I will feel...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Enbrel Folic

  26. Imuran...??
    ... along with some cortizone cream. He then put me on prednisone to clear it up faster and reduce some of my swelling ... for my RA flare also. The prednisone has helped the hives tremendously. Once I the reaction...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Imuran

  27. Plaquenil vs. Methotrexate
    ... take Plaquenil but I found that I had to take it with Prednisone for the first 2 months until it started to work. I ... the Plaquenil worked great and still does. I am on Prednisone againfor another reason. Good luck to you....
    ... week (5-7 weeks). I have been on a decreasing dose of prednisone for 6 months too and am now down to 1mg per day, next ... joint pain. I assume this is because I am stopping the prednisone . So I wouldn't say I heading the right direction yet...
    ... for 2 1/2 weeks i would say and i am currently on prednisone but am cutting back on it, i started out on prednisone ... till it effects you and if it does, and yes about the prednisone if you do miss a day you can tell because i did once ... does help because when i have fully cut back on my prednisone and am not taking it any more im afraid im ganna go...

  28. Rheumatoid Arthritis
    ... and saw my doctor again and she perscribed me some prednisone for the pain and swelling. This help tremendously ... know exactly how to handle it. She put me on more prednisone and ordered me to take some biaxin and since the swelling...
    ... similar to what I am taking now. I am on biaxin and prednisone (for swelling and inflammation). My family doctor ... swelling and pain have definately improved, I believe the prednisone is causing some type of reaction for me. My face gets...
    ... Yes, the Prednisone being a steroid will make you feel funny at times...
    ... synthroid help the RA symptoms any? Fact:She is on Prednisone 20mg qd, Plaquenil and Methotrexate. Question: Has...
    ... and pain has lessened a lot! I skipped my dosage of prednisone last night b/c I didn't like the side effects it was...
    ... on the thyroid meds aswell as the antibiotics and prednisone . So, something must be working for me. :) Today is ... the last day of my prednisone , so I hope my body doesn't react weird when I stop...
    ... he put me on plaquinel(sp) and imuran with 5mg of prednisone . I have NO JOINT PAIN! And the side effects of these...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Biaxin Synthroid Methotrexate Imuran

  29. Can diagnosis change within weeks??
    ... years earlier, or in a patient taking high doses of prednisone or immunosuppressive drugs. In our recent cross-sectional...

  30. Are these common RA symptoms?
    ... "flare" that hasnt stopped since! She has been on Prednisone (as high as 40mg) a day with no relief. She is currently...
    ... injections for the RA. Right now I am down to 20mg Prednisone . My rheumy told me that Plaquenil is not the "drug...
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  31. Any Suggestions for Exercise with Pain??
    ... hasn't seemed to kick in yet. I also take low dose Prednisone to be able to function. For months prior to and...

  32. Having RA and Starting a Family
    ... possibility she would have to put me on a high dose of prednisone after the birth because my body will go into a dive...
    Medications also discussed in this post: arava

  33. What do you all think?
    ... off,,,right albow locked,,,will not straighten -on prednisone during winter-no problems -off prednisone 2 months...

  34. How do you know it's RA?
    ... currently taking Plaquenil, MTX and Remicade. He saves prednisone for severe flares....
    ... will go on from there. In the meantime I started a prednisone pack which I always keep in my house because of my...
    Medications also discussed in this post: remicade

  35. Rhuematoligist wants me on Methatrexate after being on Prednisone for 15 yrs.
    ... ITP during the arthritis. So, mainly I have been on Prednisone , off and on since I was 15. I am 30 now. My medical...
    ... haven't had one problem being on it with going off the Prednisone . I am also on Azulfadine so, I am hoping to be off ... of Prednisone and Azulfadine by the middle of December. Thank you...
    Medications also discussed in this post: aleve

  36. Methotrexate (sp?)
    ... Teachergirl Thank you for your input. I've been taking prednisone 5mg every other day. I know, I need to get off of...
    ... Methotrexate? Can you walk without limping? With Prednisone , I don't limp all that much, but I've been on it too...
    ... from Nov-Jan from my immune system being down from prednisone etc and I just don't want to start that whole cycle...
    ... to have problems. My last visit the doc mentioned prednisone , I'm not too sure about that but I will keep you informed...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Methotrexate

  37. Diagnostic Knee Arthroscopy
    ... Now I am on Plaquinil and still a low daily dose of Prednisone . It helps the swelling in both knees to some degree...

  38. RA and Hep C - Anyone out there?
    ... to 12 Advil a day and periodically go on rounds of Prednisone . It seems that when I have a sinus thing going ... something else to attack. On days like today (I cut the prednisone to 5 ml as I was told) I am in a lot of pain and have...

  39. methotrexate is not working
    ... toxic effects of the MXT. Now he has added 10mg of prednisone because for some odd reason the day after I take the...
    ... time for a biologic drug since Plaquenil, MTX and prednisone aren't controlling it. I started Remicade 4 weeks...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Ultram remicade

  40. Affordable?
    ... afford to pay for the meds? I'am on 15mg methotrexate & prednisone , My Rheumy is talking about moving me up to either...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Enbrel Methotrexate humira

  41. Arthritis following plurisy and anti-biotics.. any ideas why?
    ... showed only inflammatory arthritis, but not what kind. Prednisone worked great. We then tried bunches of different drugs ... daily. I am on plaquinil now and still a low dose of prednisone . Going to have more xrays done.... this rheumy has...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Bextra Naproxen Nexium

  42. Just started Plaquenil
    ... s supposed to do for symptoms. I am still taking prednisone and my symptoms are always greatly helped with that ... for the plaquinil to work. She is phasing out the prednisone over time and may add a third medication when I go...
    ... My arthritis has yet to respond to anything but prednisone and NSAIDS. I have even been on the superdrugs like...
    ... But so far, the only thing that has worked for me is Prednisone and I know that's not really an option....
    Medications also discussed in this post: Bextra Naproxen Enbrel humira arava remicade kineret

  43. Total Hip Replacement Questions.....
    ... when i was 29 due to avasular neucrosis from being on prednisone ...i was in the worst pain ever ....finally after the ... groin area..but nothing like before..now being back on prednisone since april of 2004 with the lovely DX of Systemic...

  44. Cervical Spine Arthritis
    ... t it? You just can't get any relief. I tried the prednisone , Bextra, traction, as well as the three epidural injections...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Bextra

  45. Chi tea and arthritis?
    ... mention the calories). I stopped them while taking prednisone , 4 months after the onset, so didn't feel like I needed ... have increased problems or not...as I am still on prednisone . Not sure if that helps! I have enjoyed Chai tea for...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Diclofenac

  46. Gout help needed
    ... allpurinol and colchicine! With each attack he takes prednisone and that works well. However, does anyone know of ... The dr. does not want him on a maintenance dose of prednisone since it's not good to always take that so we are...
    ... allpurinol and colchicine! With each attack he takes prednisone and that works well. However, does anyone know of ... The dr. does not want him on a maintenance dose of prednisone since it's not good to always take that so we are...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Naproxen

  47. GERD and arthritis meds
    ... problems so far, although it's only been one month. Prednisone works wonders for the arthritis and coincidentally...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Naproxen Nexium

  48. OUCH...Enbrel hurts!
    ... b) adding Avara or (c) going back on a low dose of prednisone , which I don't want to do and didn't get me to my...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Enbrel Methotrexate

  49. Will I gain Weight with steroid shot?
    ... the shots. You do however gain weight when you take Prednisone orally (by mouth) for an extended period of time ...
    ... the shots. You do however gain weight when you take Prednisone orally (by mouth) for an extended period of time ...
    ... never gained anything from them. I have also been on prednisone for a week at a time about eight times in my life ... weight. You gain weight when you are on high doses of prednisone for an extended period of time. Not from a one time...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Kenalog

  50. vasculitis ??
    ... take to make it specifically go away. I already take prednisone (40 mg) daily and Enbrel, so I take enough immunomodulators...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Enbrel

  51. Steroid injections into the joint?
    ... Every once in awhile I will use a short course of prednisone , and not more than 30mg if it gets out of control ... . I still have 10mg prednisone to use PRN if it's bad, but I rarely have to. I don...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Methotrexate Naproxen Triamcinolone

  52. Seems all the anti inflamatories are
    ... the immune system. The most commonly prescribed are prednisone and dexamethasone. When a person does not respond...
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  53. Methotrixate?
    ... ill affects from methotrexate, I also use enbrel, prednisone , folicke. folice, that word, acid, hctz, mobic, enbrel...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Enbrel Folic Methotrexate Mobic

  54. I've got the Metheltrexate blues
    ... I also take MTX (20 mg) orally, plaquenil and prednisone for lupus and Fibromyalgia. I usually feel somewhat...

  55. Flu Shot Concern For My Wife
    ... thankfully, she is much better these days, taking 20mg. of prednisone daily, and being on a high protein diet. She was ... did not cause all that pain as she was on far less prednisone then. Thanks~...

  56. Prednisone treatment
    ... Prednisone is a dangerous drug. That's what I've heard from a...
    ... Doctors are more likely, however, willing to prescribe Prednisone , or similiar medications, to an elderly indvidual...
    ... grandfather. My prayer's are with you and your family. Yes, Prednisone can be a dangerous drug but I must say that I have ... My mother has COPD and emphysema and was prescribed Prednisone at age 56. She was taking this medication for almost ... start with another doctor and they weaned her off the Prednisone and she is doing so much better without that med and ... have our mother. And I also spread the word about Prednisone and tell other's to be very careful with this medication...

  57. Has anyones RA started like this..
    ... worse as the day wanes. I now have a drug regimen: 5mg prednisone , Arava, Celebrex every day. Don't give up--and I believe...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Celebrex Methotrexate arava

  58. Trying to stay healthy while taking Enbrel
    ... take it if I'm constantly sick. I've had to take prednisone in the past 2 months because of the horrible flare ... orthopaedic surgeon has told me to stay away from prednisone at all costs! Does anybody have this problem or anyone...
    ... re doing the right thing. I know that enbrel and prednisone are both "immnomodulators", meaning they suppress ... pre-filled 50mg of Enbrel once a week and 40 mg of prednisone a day. I wash everything in hot water (single...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Enbrel

  59. vioxx and high blood pressure
    ... drill. i am now on remicade, methotrexate, mobic and ( prednisone for flare up) my question is concerning vioxx. before...
    ... Prednisone can also cause high blood pressure....
    Medications also discussed in this post: Methotrexate Mobic Vioxx remicade

  60. Prednisone - 5mg.
    ... Prednisone made me pain free too. That is how I was diagnosed ... seronegative RA). My Rd told me that I could not be on prednisone long term. He would only let me take it on a weaning ... did rid me of my pain unless I was also taking the prednisone w/it. 5 mg. 1Xpday for 2wks./then 5mg. every other ... 2wks. When I couldn't live w/out taking the low dose prednisone & the MTX wasn't helping me, I finally had to switch...
    ... I've been on 5mgs. of prednisone a day for over a year now. My rheumy don't want to...
    ... Hi -- I saw your post and wanted to comment. Prednisone is a great drug -- if you absolutely have to use it ... and works wonders for most who try it. In my opinion prednisone should only be used in times of flares for short periods...
    ... I use 5 mgs prednisone daily , my doc wants me to wean down but I find it...
    ... Prednisone is a steroid like cortisone; in fact I think it's ... to make her feel better. The scary things about prednisone are 1) it works great for several weeks or months ... free, but please look for another maintenance drug. Prednisone is an emergency medicine and should be used as such...
    ... just diagnosed today with RA. THe doctor prescribed prednisone 20 mgs per day for 5 days, then to cut that in half...
    ... thinking that I would like to wean down from the 5mg of prednisone a day to none but frankly I don't know how. Every...
    ... thinking that I would like to wean down from the 5mg of prednisone a day to none but frankly I don't know how. Every ... elderly wonder woman. My mom has RA and was given prednisone , i believe 10 mgs or so a day or honestly not sure...
    ... you're worse off than before. That's why you take prednisone in high does and gradually taper off, so you don't ... above posts...) will catch up to you. I keep prednisone on hand to knock the first day or two of a truely...
    ... everything that was said but would like to add that Prednisone helps the symptoms of RA or related diseases but does ... Humira, Enbrel, Remicade, or Kineret. Also I think Prednisone often increases blood sugar and can cause medication ... started off with very rapid-onset RA and was given 40 mg Prednisone daily to permit me to get out of bed and hobble to ... Remicade and Methotrexate I was able to wean from Prednisone and now I am off it except for special needs. ... Prednisone alone is not a good treatment for RA but it does allow ... RA and permit you to function and feel good without Prednisone . If your doctor is not doing this, I recommend a...
    ... STILL don't know how to wean down from the 5mgs of prednisone daily, any help out there? :)...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Enbrel Methotrexate Bextra Mobic humira arava remicade kineret

  61. Wrist and hand troubles
    ... negative, the Neurologist had me take a short term prednisone pack & he told me that if this medicine completely ... diagnosis of RA & put me on a weaning process of low dose prednisone & methotrexate until the MTX could kick in (8-12 wks ... ) & hopefully help me w/out the use of any prednisone . That never happened. Everytime I tried to wean ... from the prednisone , my pain would come back & the MTX always made me...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Enbrel Methotrexate

  62. Pain Management
    ... pain. can't your doctor put you on methotrexate and prednisone ? i'm allergic to aspirin too and i'm ok with it....
    ... dr. I have the big bad RA. she prescribed, 5 mgs prednisone , 7 tabs methotrexatate once a week with a blood draw...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Aspirin Methotrexate Enbrel

  63. Best over the counter remedies?
    ... arthritis flared up pretty bad and had to rely on prednisone and methrotrexate. i really wanted to get off the ... western medications though, so after 2 mos. on prednisone , i decided to get off it. it's been two weeks now...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Folic

  64. Bisphosphonates & Rheumatoid Arthritis
    ... ..yep you guessed it right, that is Plaquenil and Prednisone . you will need to wear glasses. I also want to warn...

  65. Question re Methotextrate side-effects
    ... taking the MTX. I'm also on Humira weekly and 7.5mg of prednisone daily. Also, as far as Enbrel goes... I liked taking...
    ... weeks, along with the folic acid daily and 10mg of Prednisone . Started with 3 tablets of 2.5, now up to 6 tablets ... has made a difference. I am anxious to get off the prednisone , as it has made a huge size difference. My doctor...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Enbrel Folic humira

  66. How to chosse between two Rhuemy docs??
    ... pain/aching since. I am on Methotrexate, Bextra, and Prednisone . So here are the docs and what they have to offer...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Bextra Enbrel Methotrexate

  67. Lymphoma
    ... my metho to 5 pills while trying to wean off from prednisone which she said was better for the body than if I were...
    ... just take tylenol. Its good that you are getting off prednisone . You should ask your doc for more clarification or...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Methotrexate Tylenol Enbrel

  68. My throat!
    ... mentioned in my other posting, i tried lowering my prednisone to 2.5mg/day, and it was very painful to walk since...
    ... Prednisone causes anxiety in most folks and if you take it it...
    ... Prednisone causes anxiety in most folks and if you take it it ... tightness on my knees when i tried to cut down on my prednisone , as if they're filled with fluid. they were swollen...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Folic Methotrexate

  69. Plaquenil & Methotrexate duration?
    ... discontinue the metho or lower it (along with the prednisone ) - she has had problems from the Metho with her bowels...

  70. My Wife--A Rheumatoid Mystery!
    ... since the Dr. had her back down to 20mg. daily of prednisone , this seems to have slowed up. I forgot to say that ... the Dr. said her kidneys "didn't like the prednisone ." She's been on prednisone since '97, though ... connective tissue pain skyrocketed, they upped the prednisone to give her some relief. This new Dr. we got in...

  71. Natural Remedies?
    ... Perhaps if I start taking 6 pills, I can lower my prednisone . I have to see if my bloodtest is ok on my liver...
    ... natural remedies, although, for now i'm happy with prednisone and metho. i appreciate your reply. it does make...
    ... Perhaps if I start taking 6 pills, I can lower my prednisone . I have to see if my bloodtest is ok on my liver ... much mahalo. :) How long have you been taking prednisone ? My dr. would only prescribe it for 2 weeks. It worked ... OA AND RA and always in pain. However, my dr. said prednisone has too many side-effects to take it for a long period...
    ... How long have you been taking prednisone ? My dr. would only prescribe it for 2 weeks. It worked ... OA AND RA and always in pain. However, my dr. said prednisone has too many side-effects to take it for a long period ... every day! hi AusiJulie, i've been taking prednisone for about a 1 1/2 month now. it's helped me tremendously ... and the baby crying at the same time. after taking prednisone for a couple of weeks, i felt a little bit hopeful ... anticipating the side effects. i'm taking 5mg a day on the prednisone and 4pills(2.5mg ea.) of methotrexate once a week ... increase dosage on the metho so i can wean off the prednisone because like your doctor said, it is very damaging ... effects yet but READ THE ANSWER BY KISSA ON THREAD-- Prednisone question (pg. 4 on ARTHRITIS and pg.1 reply). dated...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Methotrexate

  72. am I realli at High Risk Pregnancy w/ methotrexate?
    ... I was on 5 meds. -remicade,methotraxate, actonel, prednisone , and folic acid. I'm 1.5-2 months pregnant and i ... being affected by it. but I've heard of ladies takin prednisone while they're pregnant. My fiance and I are not tryin...
    ... take these drugs or plan to take them. I heard that Prednisone is ok during pregnancy and nursing, but for the others...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Actonel Folic Methotrexate remicade

  73. Prednisone question
    ... dangers. First of all you can't simply start and stop prednisone , it has a very high potential for causing a heart...
    ... The bottle is going in the garbage NOW! :o No more Prednisone for me. I'll just have to deal with my pain some other...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Vioxx

  74. Enbrel users - ever have flare-ups in spite of Enbrel?
    ... bad flair, and my RA docs nurses wouldn't give me Prednisone (the only thing that works). I decided that the shots...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Enbrel Methotrexate Oxycontin

  75. Plaquenil vs Methotroxate????
    ... I understand your concern. I am on Plaquenil and Prednisone , but am not being stabilized by this combination....
    ... noticed I feel very jittery shortly after I take my prednisone . Now, I don't know if it is that or not. I just...
    ... I went down from 165 to149lbs. When I started the prednisone , I thought,"Lord, am I going to weight more than 149lbs...
    ... RA in 1989. My doctor started me on Methotrexate, Prednisone , Plaquenil, iron 3 times a day and originally tylenol...
    ... take supplements and vitamins, too? I started on prednisone in early July then MTX was added one month after. ... sorethroat is minimized. Right now, I'm almost off the prednisone (easing it to 2.5mg every other day). Trying to wean ... off prednisone (started 2 weeks ago)I went through some major pains...
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