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Top 10 Search Results for "Prednisone"

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No More Prednisone

No More Prednisone

Has anyone experienced any type of side affects when they stopped taking prednisonr??

A MyLupusTeam Member said:

The only symptom was I started to loose weight that I put on when I started pred.

posted 4 months ago

Predisone Experiences?

Predisone Experiences?

I just had an appointment with a new Rheumatologist because my awsome doctor left town. This new doc want to change my azathioprine to something else a mi....something (cant remember the name) and shes putting me on prendisone for a month to try to get a hold of this faster. She says that my matkers are too high. I feel ok, just been a little more stiff and a little more pain and swelling than normal. I also feel a bit more tired but not sure it merrits prednisone! I'm scared I've heard… read more

A MyLupusTeam Member said:

posted 7 months ago

Weight Loss On Prednisoe?

Weight Loss On Prednisoe?

I'm taking prednisone and planquinel now! But, I'm losing weight. Has anyone ever had this happen to them?

A MyLupusTeam Member said:

I've had the same issue with prednisone. My rheumatologist lowered my dose here recently in hopes that I would put some weight back on

posted 10 months ago

Prednisone

Prednisone

Hi. So I was wondering what I should expect from prednoisone? Given I am new to lupus I wasn't sure how much prednoisone is supposed to alleviate symptoms. Am I supposed to have full relief? 75 percent relief? Wondering if anyone could shed light on this! Thanks so much.

A MyLupusTeam Member said:

I was put on Prednisone because my knees were S0OOOO PAINFUL....so my RA said to try it and within just a few days the pain was just a twinge...so I was… read more

posted 3 months ago

Has Anyone Else Stopped A Low Dose Of Prednison Cold Turkey?

Has Anyone Else Stopped A Low Dose Of Prednison Cold Turkey?

My Rheumy wants me off prednisone, tapering did not work previously, so I went cold turkey, so far so good, just wondering what side effects you experienced if any? Btw, I was only on 5mg per day

A MyLupusTeam Member said:

Well mine does it in the dead of winter also. Texas doesn't have winters like other places though.

posted over 4 years ago

How Do You Deal With The Weight Gain From Predison ?

How Do You Deal With The Weight Gain From Predison ?

I have been on prednisone for a couple of months now and I starting to notice weight gain especially in my face. My stomach is blotted 90% of the time, I look like em pregnant.

A MyLupusTeam Member said:

Oh I have gained so much weight over the years , then it comes off then back on. I hate it of course but you have to do whatever will help you. You… read more

posted over 3 years ago

Prednisone

Prednisone

Does prednisone cause swelling in the ankles?

A MyLupusTeam Member said:

posted over 3 years ago

Prednisone

Prednisone

Has anyone experienced a difficult time coming off prednisone? If so we're you ever successful in ending prednisone and what worked for you?

I've been on prednisone since 2010, every time I get under 5mg I flare up again.

A MyLupusTeam Member said:

I started in over 60mg in 2005 I'm down to 5MG forever so might as well get use to it, I cannot tell anymore what tablet is affecting me in which way as… read more

posted over 3 years ago

Weening Off Prednisone

Weening Off Prednisone

Anyone tried weening off prednisone? How was it?

A MyLupusTeam Member said:

I had been on prednisone for a long time and had tried to taper several times by going down 1 mg every 4-6 weeks and would get to 2-3 and then flare… read more

posted over 3 years ago

Prednisone & Weight Gain

Prednisone & Weight Gain

Hi gang !

Found an interesting article about Prednisone and weight gain. I felt like sharing with y'all.

Take a look. :)

https://www.drugs.com/slideshow/prednisone-faq-1088

A MyLupusTeam Member said:

It does cause weight gain l dropped 4 stone when they lowered my dose and l have kept it off for 2 yrs now oxox

posted about 4 years ago