My doctor put me on another prednisone dose pack for six days. I have significant inflammation in my joints and it is very difficult for me to walk and get around. I recently started plaquenil and I’ve been in a flair for quite some time. My question is what is the point of taking a short term Dose of prednisone when the inflammation will only return And most likely I will feel worse when it does. I’m not interested in taking a long term dose of prednisone and my question is should I take the… read more
You just have to weigh the good and bad out. Does the Predizone help.or not. I find that when I get a flare up that predisone is the only thing that will reduce my flare up. But your worst enemy is u and stress. Work on controlling your stress levels and be patient. Stress is the worst. If you can control your stress levels then it will help tremendously.
The Prednisone is great for short term.
I took predisone and plaquenil when I was first diagnosed with lupus.
Eventually the plaquenil will get in your system and reduce the inflammation.
To where I was taking off the predisone. Hopefully this happens to you. Feel better.
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