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Prednisone

Prednisone

A myRAteam Member said:

pill chopper the best I apparently didn't do it fast enough at first but I flat out said it is my body I am not in any position to do it fast lowered… read more

posted almost 3 years ago

Enbrel

Enbrel

I went to my rheumatologist today. I will be adding Enbrel to my treatment plan as soon as insurance approves. I am currently on methotrexate injections and prednisone. The goal is the get off prednisone when I start the Enbrel. Has anyone had any luck getting off prednisone? How long did it take?

A myRAteam Member said:

I had been on 10 mg of prednisone then decreased by 1 mg every month till I was off after ten months . also on methotrexate. Two months after finishing… read more

posted almost 2 years ago

Prednisone

Prednisone

I have been on Prednisone 4mg (Rayos) for almost 3 years a very low dose. What are some experience with long term low dose Prednisone. It is the only thing that keeps random flare ups from happening. I still have Chronic feet pain & fatigue but it helps control flare ups!

A myRAteam Member said:

i tapered down from 20 mg to 9 in about 10 weeks i would drop a mg every week then when i get below 10 i have to drop more slowly like 1 mg every 2… read more

posted over 2 years ago

Prednisone

Prednisone

A myRAteam Member said:

Made me laugh out loud. Very true, you feel great when you are on it, crap when weaning off and back to square one once off! Not worth the rollercoaster… read more

posted about 1 year ago

Sweating

Sweating

Since I have been on Prednisone I have noticed sweating for no reason, and being hot even inside with the air on. Now I am also on Humira. I forgot to ask my Rheumy Monday when I went to she her. Can these meds cause this? Thank you!

A myRAteam Member said:

I’ve been on prednisolone for 2 years now, have just started in methotrexate and am cutting the pred down slowly hoping to get off completely... now… read more

posted about 2 months ago

Prednisone

Prednisone

What foods are considered trigger?

A myRAteam Member said:

So Two weeks ago the doctor upped my methotrexate from six pills to eight and the folic acid 5 mg from once a week to every day. Now my stomach is… read more

posted 9 months ago

Prednisone

Prednisone

Can you get this drug in the UK?

A myRAteam Member said:

Yes I take it too x

posted over 2 years ago

Has anyone experienced 'prednisone withdrawal'? I am searching for any info -

Has anyone experienced 'prednisone withdrawal'? I am searching for any info -

A myRAteam Member said:

While it's very easy to increase the dosage it does take quite awhile to decrease the dose. And 6 weeks to go from 15 to 0 is way too fast.

posted about 3 years ago

Prednisone

Prednisone

If you take prednisone does it leave a bitter taste in your mouth?

A myRAteam Member said:

The 20 mg. Peach ones are very bitter..yet the smaller white 20mg. Are not guess it depends on the manufacturers. But i have take at least 100 mg to get… read more

posted over 1 year ago
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