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  1. Methatrexate
    ... I started on 12.5 mg once a week along with 5mg Prednisone 2xday plus Bextra 20mg. The MTX made me sick to my ... 40mg Nexium daily. As I was getting weaned off the Prednisone my RA flared again so my MTX has been increased to ... 15mg once a week along with increasing the Prednisone for a few weeks. Best of luck to you....
    Medications also discussed in this post: Bextra Nexium

  2. Thought... while I was in pain taking a hot bath
    ... to get my (new at that time) RA doc to give me some prednisone . His Nazi nurses thought I was avoiding an appointment ... Enbrel this week, the doc doesn't challenge me with Prednisone requests. I had a major physical, and except for one...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Enbrel

  3. I'm scared-- please give me advice
    ... me to start taking motrin 3 times a day and taking prednisone in the morning. there isn't any chance their diagnosis...
    ... doctor say what he was basing his diagnosis on? The prednisone was such a relief when I was going through some really...
    ... His sub took a look at me, and said "here's a little Prednisone , it will cure the rash and help with your arthritis ... in my knuckles! I was flabbergasted. If you take Prednisone , it will give you temp relief. Plenty of time to get...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Motrin

  4. Could I have Rheumatoid Arthritis?
    ... and its kicking my tail pretty good. they put me on prednisone to take the swelling and pain away and it works,but...

  5. HUMIRA/Reducing Prednisone
    ... i was on a cocktail of medications that included prednisone for about three years. (btw- i live in the DC metro ... i started taking humara, and with the exception of prednisone and a light-weight pain medicine, i'm almost done ... everything. BE CAREFUL getting off of the drugs. prednisone is interesting in that you can't just stop taking...

  6. Prednisone for arthritis?
    ... irreversable in that length of time. It's such a shame prednisone is so dangerous because it has worked a miracle for...
    ... I have been on prednisone for 3 years, Started out at 60mgg every day and now ... women 60 or older have it i cant blame it all on the prednisone . I was 50 when I started taking it. I have dermatomyossitis ... and without prednisone i would be in a wheelchair right now....
    ... for sure, even more painful than the pain that the prednisone is supposed to help with (arthritis). Some folks end...
    ... seen in people who chronically use steroids (such as prednisone ) which are commonly used to treat diseases in which ... why its best not to gain all the weight when taking prednisone . People complaining of leg and hip pain the poor...
    ... I have just started taking Prednisone this last Thurs night....I was completely against...

  7. Tailbone Arthritis?
    ... sore due to having lost so much weight on, I "think", Prednisone . Even though the external area looks much better...

  8. psoriatic arthritis
    ... this is for the long haul). I occassionally have used prednisone stints when all esle failed and I really wanted to...
    ... symptoms. Has your doctor ever tried putting you on prednisone short term to try and break your cycle of inflammation...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Enbrel Methotrexate arava

  9. Methotrexate
    ... have UCTD and I am being treated with Plaquenil and Prednisone . My Rheum. wants to add Methotrexate to the mix....
    Medications also discussed in this post: Methotrexate

  10. Arthritis questions
    ... They have stopped all of his medications except his prednisone , which he cannot breathe without since he has nodes ... diagnosed with Ankylosing Spondilitis, he is taking prednisone , naproxen and has now been put on methotrexate. So...
    ... his lungs are so bad. They cannot wean him off the prednisone , when they try he cannot breath. My husband started...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Methotrexate Naproxen

  11. Severe Arthritis in Lower Back: Just Diagnosed
    ... natural cortisone instead of any synthetic ones like prednisone which is 5 times stronger that the natural. He also...

  12. Having RA and getting pregnant....?
    ... their meds will being pregnant. I know you can take prednisone while pregnant, but I dont want to have to. I am also...

  13. inflammatory arthritis?
    ... the damage, must be addressed. For the short term, Prednisone will help. But please, all of you, go see a specialist...

  14. Pregnant with arthrisitis
    ... know what the treatment is. My doctor just gave me prednisone to take until i am done nursing my daughter, and it...

  15. Gradual onset of pain? Please help.
    ... anything. It is so debilitating. I am currently on prednisone and methatrexate but I hate what the medication is...

  16. Anyone else in here who is young with RA?
    ... long time. Finally I caved in and took them. I took prednisone and zoloft and methotrexate. I was suppose to start...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Methotrexate Zoloft humira

  17. what now?
    ... used very often and is cheap. She could take some prednisone for a short time till other meds start working. The...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Enbrel Methotrexate

  18. arthritus and medicines
    ... lots of different meds. the main one i hate is the prednisone and was on it for 6 months . i gained alot of weight ... answer.i haven't told my doctor i'm not taking the prednisone .i'm tired of it all and have only been doing this...
    ... lots of different meds. the main one i hate is the prednisone and was on it for 6 months . i gained alot of weight ... answer.i haven't told my doctor i'm not taking the prednisone .i'm tired of it all and have only been doing this...
    ... They sometimes take a while to work so that is where prednisone would come in handy to give some relief till drugs...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Enbrel

  19. Thumb Surgery, Cmc Joint
    ... follow-up. last Thursday, he put me on a course of Prednisone . Finished it this am. Now I have a skinny hand and...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Endocet

  20. On Behalf of My Wife
    ... The nearest now is 90 miles away. She's been on Prednisone since 1997 because nothing else they had at that time ... touch it. She was in so much pain, prior to starting Prednisone , she could hardly walk! It did do miracles, but now ... runs fever most of the time. How she gets tapered of prednisone is beyond me, though it could be worse, I guess, if...
    ... mainly disappointment. All he did was just up her Prednisone to every day @ 7.5mg. and doesn't want to see her...
    Medications also discussed in this post: decadron Celebrex

  21. Has your condition brought you closer to God or farther away?
    ... that will help other than steroids. She's been on prednisone since '97, and that has caused some osteo too. It...
    ... a disorder of the immune system. It is true that prednisone or antiinflammatories will not help the disease, they...
    Medications also discussed in this post: decadron

  22. Old Pro with RA
    ... when I was 27. Ive been on Celebrex, Vioxx, Bextra, Prednisone , Methotrexate, and now on Enbrel. Ive been to every...
    ... either. To arrest pain, I usually have to resort to Prednisone along with an anti-inflammatory like Bextra (its pretty ... tried a "Pred-Pak" for pain? Its a short-term dose of Prednisone but its enough to help knock out a flare before you...
    ... when I was 27. Ive been on Celebrex, Vioxx, Bextra, Prednisone , Methotrexate, and now on Enbrel. Ive been to every ... ,Ketoprofen,folic acid ,prevacid, Endocet,tylenol, prednisone only twice,because when i was on Avara for 8 weeks ... so the doctor took me off the avara and put me on prednisone for 10 days in Oct 2003.Thank god the Bells Palsey ... anything with my hands.The doctor there again put me on prednisone .I my imflammation and pain was gone in about 3 hours...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Bextra Celebrex Enbrel Methotrexate Vioxx Endocet Folic Ketoprofen Prevacid Tylenol remicade

  23. Plaquenil
    ... rash on my neck and chin. It was unsightly! But the prednisone knocked out the allergic reaction in no time flat...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Methotrexate

  24. Nodules on finger joints
    ... my joint pain is crohn's related and from long term prednisone withdrawal. Why my fingers look like this is questionable...

  25. Moving on to Remicade?
    ... permanent thing. I'm still taking methotrexate and prednisone . I've tried Humira and that didn't work. Not sure...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Folic Methotrexate humira remicade

  26. A Newbie Here!!!
    ... constant uphill battle... I am currently taking Prednisone , MTX, and Celebrex.... using a heating pad...almost...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Celebrex

  27. Anyone here on Prednisone?
    ... seeing a Rheumy 3 mo. ago. They put me on low dose prednisone along with diclofinac & wkly. inj. of methotrexate ... in the last 10wks. of trying to be weaned off the prednisone . They had me take 5mg. pill once a day for 2wks. ... comes back. Dr. told me that I must come off the prednisone this time around & I have only been on it for 10wks ... . total. Dr. told me the prednisone will cause me a lot of harm if taken for long periods ... be working while I was being slowly weaned off the prednisone . I started off on 15mg. inj. of MTX & I was just ... It does not seem to be working unless I take the prednisone w/it. I think it is the prednisone that works & not ... the MTX. Since my prednisone has been reduced, I am back in some pretty bad pain...
    ... be working pretty good (expensive though.) I have prednisone that I use as needed (5 mg.) during bad times. My...
    ... prednisone is a steroid, and if you take heavy doses for a long...
    ... Hi there, Yes I am on Prednisone as well as others.... have been on pred and MTX for...
    ... prednisone is a steroid, and if you take heavy doses for a long...
    ... Well this is day one of trying to wean off prednisone . I can already tell a difference in my pain. ...
    ... I am also trying to get of prednisone and am on Mtx 10mg weekly plus vioxx. Down to 2.5...
    ... I have been on Prednisone since 1998 and can't get off the stuff. I have...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Methotrexate Enbrel Naproxen Ibuprofen Vioxx

  28. Hi I am a newbie
    ... sjogrenes. My treatment plan at the present in Humera, prednisone , Bextra, Plaquinel Asacol. Becky :)...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Asacol Bextra

  29. lymph nodes
    ... tested before they would give me any RA meds besides prednisone . It turned out to be a reactive node, probably from...

  30. Painful swollen ankles
    ... thought it might be rheumatoid arthritis. He put me on prednisone (10mgs AM and PM) for 7 days then (10mgs) AM only ... for 7 days. The prednisone helped with the pain and morning stiffness but not ... also put me on Lasix (40mgs) daily. When I cut the prednisone back to (10mgs AM) the pain and stiffness came back ... the swelling improves marginally, but without the prednisone the pain is unrelenting in the AM and PM (worse in...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Lasix

  31. Polymyalgia Rheumatica
    ... Rheumatica and would like me to start on a low dosage of Prednisone . I am terrified of having to take prednisone. Any...
    ... It does not sound like a low dose of Prednisone could cause any permanent damage. You could just ... see. Did you express your concerns to your doctor? Prednisone may make you feels alot better. Hopefully your doctor...
    ... It does not sound like a low dose of Prednisone could cause any permanent damage. You could just ... see. Did you express your concerns to your doctor? Prednisone may make you feels alot better. Hopefully your doctor ... knows what he is doing. You're right... prednisone can have nasty effects, but you're on a low dose, ... 100 times better once they've started to take the prednisone ....they often say it's a miracle! Did your doctor...
    ... Rheumatica and would like me to start on a low dosage of Prednisone . I am terrified of having to take prednisone. Any ... of rofecoxib twice a day works for me - safer than prednisone ....
    ... twice a day of rofecoxib works for me - safer than prednisone ...
    ... twice a day of rofecoxib works for me - safer than prednisone I am interested in alternatives to prednisone. ... you try it? and did it not work? I am on 20 mg of prednisone for polymyalgia rheumatica and am getting some relief ... pain, but I am able to be independent. Before the prednisone , I had to have help to get dressed, shower, etc. ...
    ... I am interested in alternatives to prednisone . Did you try it? and did it not work? I am on 20 ... mg of prednisone for polymyalgia rheumatica and am getting some relief ... pain, but I am able to be independent. Before the prednisone , I had to have help to get dressed, shower, etc. ... thanks for any info, Margie No I did not try Prednisone . Don't like the description of the side effects at ... eliminates it all. It is much more expensive than Prednisone unless you by it overseas which I do. Cost is $.21...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Fosamax Vioxx

  32. I have RA and Dr. gave me plaqunil...like to get ifo on it please..
    ... done nursing my baby. For now he has prescribed me prednisone 5 mg. I wont take it unless I am in serious pain....

  33. MTX pills vs. inj.
    ... I still take the diclofinac & low dose/short term prednisone along w/the MTX inj. I see some of you taking 7.5...

  34. polymyalgia rheumatica
    ... recently diagnossed with polymyalgia rheumatica. I am on prednisone total 14 mgm per day and am tapering dose every 3 ... weeks. The prednisone has relieved the pain and stiffness but I find I am ... Feeling so tired was one reason I decided to go on prednisone . I checked with my rheumatoidologist and after having ... symptom of this condition but I somehow thought the prednisone would help with this. Any advice would help. donna...

  35. MTX - Is this rash a side effect??
    ... misunderstood my prescriptions thinking that the low dose prednisone they put me on while waiting for the MTX 6-8wks. to ... so much pain the 1st 2 day's of my being on MTX & prednisone so I called the nurse to discuss the situation & when...
    Medications also discussed in this post: benadryl

  36. started MTX
    ... Acid 5mg. daily. They also prescribed me low dose prednisone full dose-2wks./half dose-2wks./then every other day...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Folic

  37. Seronegative RA
    ... testing me for carpel tunnel(neg.)prescribed a one wk. prednisone pkg. as a test- 6,5,4,3,2,1 & the 1st daily dose cured ... Bextra,Celebrex,Diclofinac)have worked for me, only the prednisone . My Rheumatologist say's prednisone is not an option...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Bextra Celebrex Vioxx

  38. Questions... would appreciate Input
    ... It has dropped with in the last few weeks with the Prednisone but it is still at 20 (which is VERY good, compaired...

  39. What is wrong with me? Confused & Frustrated
    ... that to me. July 2003 my Dr. decided to put me onto Prednisone 5mg twice a day, they were helping with the pain ... what I was saying. *First he suggested that I go off Prednisone because of the harmful affects it can have on my body...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Celebrex naprosyn voltaren

  40. methotrexate
    ... diagnosed with an elevated sed rat. My doctor skipped prednisone for my joint treatment and went directly to methotrexate...
    ... Helped me tremendously. But I also continued to take prednisone and ibuprofen. I never had any side effects from it...
    ... take for the pain. I will probably ask to be put on prednisone for a month or so so that I can enjoy the trip. Good...
    ... a few drinks. I hear people talking about tylenol, prednisone , vioxx, etc. It is important to understand these...
    ... wish they had Mex back when I was little instead of prednisone ...feel free to email anytime. Gina...
    ... Thanks for the encouragment. I'm only on the prednisone for about another 10 to 12 days, hopefully by then...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Methotrexate Enbrel Ibuprofen Imuran Tylenol Vioxx

  41. polymyalgia rheumatica + sed rate
    ... poly. My wife relieved the poly with prescription Prednisone but this accelarated osteoporosis. We are now trying ... will bring down her sed rate to avoid going back on Prednisone ! Jim. ...
    ... with Polymyalgia Rheumatica, you may be prescribed Prednisone which gave my wife immediate relief. Be very careful...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Vioxx

  42. Enbrel -- How long does it take to start working?
    ... wonderful results. Also, I'm still taking Imuran and prednisone but I believe my doctor will be weaning me off of...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Imuran

  43. Need advice...PLEASE
    ... , again I was allergic to both. He then put me on prednisone (Steroid) and mobic (nsaid) and will be starting enbrel...
    ... right now, it would be get her doctor to put her on prednisone NOW. It will give her some kind of relief withing ... RA came on, and 36 hours after they started me on Prednisone , I lost 15 lbs in fluid and could stand without assistance...
    ... suffering.You don't need a Rheumatologist to prescribe prednisone and a different anti-inflammatory.I've had General...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Celebrex Enbrel Methotrexate Mobic Vioxx remicade Motrin Tylenol

  44. Sero-negative Rheumatoid Arthritis
    ... inflammorties which helped short term. Then he put me on Prednisone which was great help ease my pain, (now he has retired ... have been seeing another Dr. which has taken me off Prednisone & (Plaquenil new Dr put me on this now is taking me...

  45. Cardinal- how's the skin problem????
    ... have the rash but not as bad. I am tapering off the prednisone . It still does itch but not as bad. Let me know how...

  46. Megpat, any word from your doctor on skin????
    ... should not be out in the sun while on plaquinil and prednisone . My docotor took me off the plaquinil and upped the ... prednisone . The rash is now everywhere and worse on my forearms...
    Medications also discussed in this post: benadryl

  47. Anyone have fatique as your worst symptom
    ... rate at its high was 43, down to 20-30 level with prednisone and voltaren. My sis has RA real bad. My tests for...
    ... concerned about athletes foot, I have had it in the past , prednisone seems to make it harder to get rid of. I will try...
    Medications also discussed in this post: voltaren

  48. New to boards-not to RA
    ... tried many medications. Currently I am on 2.5mg/daily prednisone , 50mg. Imuran and 600mg ibuprofen (up to 4 a day ... pain-free. I still continue to take the ibuprofen, prednisone and Imuran but hopefully the latter two will be discontinue...
    ... MadamKitty, yes, I know firsthand what being too long on prednisone can do to your head. I look back on those days and ... pain, the frustration, the depression, fueled by the prednisone , turned me into a balding, rotund, poochfaced MANIAC...
    ... Madamkitty I was reading your post about prednisone psychosis. What exactly happens? I have RA. I am 36 ... I have been on mtx, vioxx, cellebrex and still on prednisone - 10mg every day. I now take mobic and plaquinil along ... with the prednisone .I have not heard of this. Please explain. I am interested...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Enbrel Ibuprofen Imuran Methotrexate Mobic Vioxx

  49. RA meds
    ... Thanks for your reply. I am taking Plaquenil, Arava, Prednisone , and the Kineret. Kineret is a daily injection. I...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Enbrel Methotrexate Tetracycline humira arava minocycline remicade kineret

  50. What if I don't take any drugs for arthritis?
    ... too. This does help a lot. I take mobic, plaquinil, prednisone , prozac, darvocet as needed. I had just started the...
    ... started swallowing algea and other herbs and stopped my prednisone , NSAID and Plaquinel. In addition to suffering a...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Elavil Mobic Prozac

  51. Plaqunil Reactions Anybody?
    ... months to truly get in my system and I was taking prednisone and voltaren until then. Once the Plaquenil starting...
    ... over my body and started itching. My rheumy upped my prednisone and took me off the plaquinil. Right now I am not...
    Medications also discussed in this post: voltaren

  52. Unexplained pain...Costo? Arthritis? Rheumatoid Disorder? Please help.
    ... for a very long time (almost two years). I was on prednisone and aspirin for inflammation and had radioactive iodine...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Aspirin

  53. Sick with MTX
    ... it does seem to work. I take mobic, plaquinil and prednisone for the RA as of now. Plaquinil I understand takes...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Mobic Nexium

  54. Where so I start for Help????
    ... doctor says the bone damage is a result of taking prednisone for my prior kidney transplant. I know your case may...
    ... bad that it fell out of socket. My surgeon said the prednisone just wore them down so fast. I had an infection in...

  55. Reiters Syndrome or connective tissue problem
    ... My partner has not been as lucky. He's been on prednisone for about 2 years and has decided to try the Remecaid...
    ... the swelling in my knee and foot. Dr. H prescribed Prednisone (steroid). Dr H also has referred me to a Rheumatolgist ... blood work up indicated possible arthritis. The Prednisone is an amazing drug All my aches and pains are almost ... medication for almost 2 weeks. Feb 27th, 2003 My Prednisone prescription ran out a few days ago and all my aches ... get me in sooner. Dr H offers to put me back on the prednisone . I declined. Prednisone is not a good drug to be...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Methotrexate tolectin Bextra Celebrex Cipro Doxycycline Vioxx

  56. what will happen to me
    ... doing Enbrel injections while still taking Imuran and prednisone . Eventually (hopefully) these 2 meds will be discontinued...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Enbrel Imuran Methotrexate

  57. Prednisone
    ... that may happen. I have not heard of anyone taking prednisone for fibro-mialgia, but that doesn't mean it is not ... used for that purpose. Prednisone is very effective for many problems. Good luck....
    ... just had to write to let you know I hate, Hate, HATE Prednisone !!! BUT, if you NEED to take it, it DOES save lives ... attack I had a few weeks ago, and they had to give me Prednisone , starting at 60mg for 3 days, then tapering down 10mg ... have marked my medical charts as being "Allergic" to Prednisone , and I'm just praying I NEVER EVER have to take it...
    ... I also had terrible side effects from prednisone . I was on it for about 6 months for my crohns disease ... years old though so it may not be caused from the prednisone . Sorry this is so long, I guess the point I'm trying...
    ... osteoporosis. My doctor said it would be from taking prednisone and methotrexate....
    ... I have taken prednisone for over 20 yrs for Rheum. arthritis. I now take...
    ... I have taken prednisone and personally, I love the stuff! While I'm on it ... term effects and problems. So, IF you have to take PREDNISONE , take it and take it short term....
    ... I take prednisone for a prior kidney transplant. It has taken its toll...
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  58. Tendonitis
    ... tendonitis earlier this year and was on Bextra and also Prednisone for about a week. It seemed to clear up quickly....
    Medications also discussed in this post: Bextra Ibuprofen

  59. Rheumatoid Arthritis and the skin
    ... vioxx, cellebrex. Presently I take plaquinil, mobic, prednisone . I have eraser like rash on my shins and forearms...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Mobic Vioxx

  60. Anyone have arthritis of the neck?
    ... in my neck and spine. I also have RA. I take mobic, prednisone and enbrel injections. All which seem to help. Some...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Enbrel Mobic

  61. plaquenil
    ... into my system, some people less time. I was also on prednisone and voltaren at the same time. Once the plaquenil...
    ... no longer have crippling episodes where I require prednisone just sore periods that come further and further apart...
    Medications also discussed in this post: voltaren Celebrex

  62. Rhematoid Arthritis
    ... old. Right now I am a combination of methotrexate, prednisone , and Enbrel self-injections twice a week. Just curious...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Enbrel Methotrexate

  63. Sacroilliac Joint Pain
    ... drops in my eyes for 2 weeks. Oh I also take 20mg of prednisone almost every day. Let me know if you have other questions...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Duragesic Folic Methotrexate Oxycodone

  64. Anyone on Embrel?
    ... find that if I miss a dose of my pills ( naproxen, prednisone and methotrexate) I begin to hurt. Enbrel, I don't...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Enbrel Methotrexate Naproxen

  65. i am 33 and have arthritis practicaly everywhere...
    ... for 11 years now. I am currently on methotrexate, prednisone , oxycontine and a duragesic pain patch. I am waiting...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Duragesic Methotrexate Oxycontin

  66. Newly Diagnosed
    ... once a week methotrexate. I also took a dose pak of prednisone . I'm diabetic so I can't take prednisone for long ... because it raises your blood sugar. The prednisone really helped. It relieved the swelling and took...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Celebrex Methotrexate

  67. RA and Pregnancy
    ... Sulfasalazine 2 pills 2 x a day, Celebrex 1 pill 2 x a day, prednisone 5 pills 2 x a day and folic acid & calcium supplements...
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  68. Meds & menstrual cycle
    ... Ive been on MTX for 5 weeks as of today, along with Prednisone (for a couple months). Im normally pretty regular...
    ... irregular. I am taking Sulfasalazine for about a month & prednisone for about 2 months and this month I had the worst ... flare up and it still hasnt gone back down. The meds ( prednisone ) were really making a difference in pain/swelling...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Sulfasalazine

  69. fosamax .... medication for ortho-and/or rhem arthritis......... also evista ....
    ... and now I have stopped the HRT. I'm also on MTX and prednisone for the arthritis. Have taken numerous NSAIDS over...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Fosamax

  70. Hot Hands
    ... try to cool them off. I've been on Methotrexate and Prednisone for several months now. It has drastically reduced...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Methotrexate

  71. My Sed Rate!
    ... started seeing him, mine was about 68 and that was with prednisone and voltaren. It was once my plaquenil kicked in...
    Medications also discussed in this post: voltaren

  72. 1st dose down! Phew!
    ... to face this thing and beat it. I am still on the Prednisone (although this is my last week at 20mg, then I go...
    ... all these cautions is because both methotrexate and prednisone are immune-suppressants. BTW - visualization therapy...
    ... decision to make. But I have heard about people taking Prednisone and vioxx and got pregnant. Then they went into remission...
    Medications also discussed in this post: Methotrexate Vioxx

  73. rheumatoid arthritis, erythema nodosum, and prednisone
    ... were ordered by the Dr, they will be covered. The Prednisone wont interfere with the lab tests for Lupus and RA ... . Ive been on Prednisone for a month now and feel much better. Why go the whole...

  74. Just dehydration or a side effect?
    ... but Im not so sure. Could this be a side effect of Prednisone ? Ive been on it a month now (1st week-20mg, 2nd week ... Saturday. Does this sound like a side effect of the Prednisone ? I know that it can deplete your body of calcium,...
    ... chapped too and my touge feels weird a bit.. its def the prednisone dont worry....
    Medications also discussed in this post: Methotrexate

  75. Need your help
    ... body. What a way to live! Two weeks ago I started Prednisone (20mg a day) and what a relief! Within a matter of ... and elbows havent bothered me since Ive been on the Prednisone . Its helped tremendously. Something you might want ... nothing really helped until I saw the Rheumie. The Prednisone was what made me feel better. I started taking it ... as of yesterday Ive stopped everything except the Prednisone . That I doubled. :) And today my Rheumie started ... takes 1-2 months to build up, which is why Im on the Prednisone . The best thing for you is to get seen by a Rheumatologis...
    ... prevents me from doing some things. I am finding that the Prednisone is helping the swelling go down, which in turn is...
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