PredniSONE Side Effects

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  1. link Elise1966
    PredniSONE anxiety attacks, mood swings, weird mood, prednisone, bad case
    I was prescribed the 4mg methylprednisolone pack along with 50 mg tramadol for acute tendinitis in my wrist. I took the first 3 days of the prednisone and only 2 doses of the tramadol over the three days. For a total of 60 mg of prednisone. The first - 91% more...
    Elise1966- over a year ago - 38 Replies - in PredniSONE
  2. link Sinabu
    I just recently finished a 6-day pak of prednisone 4mg for a herniated disc in my neck. I think I would have rather had just the pain then what i went through on the medicine. I've had trouble sleeping and go from jittery to sick feeling. The bad thi - 69% more...
    Sinabu- over a year ago
  3. link Cloak291
    Could someone please tell me how long it took to get over the side effects Please?
    Cloak291- over a year ago
  4. link Texasdeedee
    Thanks to all of you for your generosity in describing your symptoms. The last time I took this steroid was twenty years ago and it made me feel great. At 57, I am sitting here past midnight, after not sleeping last night either and can't imagine how - 89% more...
    Texasdeedee- over a year ago
  5. link Misspetty
    My experiences over the last month with steroids
    I was prescribed MethylPREDNISolone 4mg in December for severe allergies and sinusitis. I went through all 6 days with what I thought were symptoms of my sinuses. Facial swelling, increased BPs and a feeling of paranoia that I was going to die (attri - 90% more...
    Misspetty- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in PredniSONE
  6. link Shaylenjay
    I think methylprednisolone made me insane or did something to change me psychologicallly. I have been to ER 4 or 5 times since I took it last October. I was put in psyche ward once in January and I stayed in hospital for 3 days this past April for pa - 54% more...
    Shaylenjay- over a year ago
  7. link Twentworth75
    PredniSONE rare eye disorder, moon face, realationships, mood swings, rare disorder
    Hello everyone, My name is Tina and I am a mother of 5 children and I was diagnosed with a very rare disorder called "VKH" It is a rare eye disorder that only strikes like 1 in 1,000,000,000 people. I was put on Prednisone to help with this - 78% more...
    Twentworth75- over a year ago - 5 Replies - in PredniSONE
  8. link Wintah10
    wintah10-Hi all, to Tina? im also a vkh patient from Nz, i was diagnose 113 or i think 14 years ago, im now off prednasone for over 4 years now. having told that i had vkh at the age of 16 was the hardest pill to swallow, over the years i suffered de - 73% more...
    Wintah10- over a year ago
  9. link Bontrose

    Hi Cloak291, I can't remember exactly and it depends on how much I had to take and for how long but sometimes it was a few months. Coincidentally, I actually developed anxiety myself, separately to the prednisone side effects. I think being ill and h - 72% more...
    Bontrose- over a year ago - in PredniSONE
  10. link Ashcashbgash
    PredniSONE rapid heart rate, extreme anxiety, adrenal crisis, blurred vision, insomnia
    I'm on day 4 of my 5 day dosage of Prednisone. I was prescribed to take 3 tablets (20 mg/tablet) once a day for 5 days...apart from feeling kind of run down and fuzzy, I hadn't really noticed anything, until I noticed that my eyes were a little blurr - 79% more...
    Ashcashbgash- over a year ago - 2 Replies - in PredniSONE
  11. link Cloak291
    Laurababylon - How are you doing now? Have you recovered fully? I have the same symptoms as you. It has been 3 months for me.
    Cloak291- over a year ago
  12. link Km
    PredniSONE sleeping pills, insomnia, heart rate, anxiety
    Anyone had this problem? I was on prednisone for only 6 days (30mg tapering -5mg per day). I had total insomnia while on it and after stopping it I now have anxiety/fast heart rate and continued severe insomnia. This has continued for 2.5 months and - 39% more...
    Km- over a year ago - 4 Replies - in PredniSONE
  13. link Dogs and Cats
    I have run across a few people who have seemingly permanent insomnia after taking prednisone, but don't know of anyone who has been able to cure themselves. Mine appears to be total insomnia, in that I don't sleep at all without drugs. I am on the be - 48% more...
    Dogs and Cats- over a year ago
  14. link Magnu
    Anyone Have Trouble with Prednisone Side Effects Even After Stopping?
    Last week I was diagnosed with Acute Bronchitis and was given Prednisone 5 x 50mg Prednisone to be taken once per day, as well as a Zpak. On day 3 of the Pred, I started having insomnia. On day 4, started getting terrible anxiety (which I am not hist - 76% more...
    Magnu- over a year ago - 123 Replies - in PredniSONE
  15. link Tammysea
    I stopped taking low-dose Prednisone (5mg once daily) for an RA flare. I stopped 3 days ago and I feel awful. Dizziness, fogginess, and irritability for no good reason. Is the "recovery" time the same for lower doses? i've taken it in the p - 27% more...
    Tammysea- over a year ago
  16. link Cloak291
    I stopped Prednisone on feb 12th. Have been on either Ativan or Klonopin since. I am starting to taper my Klonopin now. Any tips for me ? Thanks!
    Cloak291- over a year ago
  17. link Dogs and Cats
    Cloak291 - Yes, all three, as well as Lunesta and yoga. Have you gotten insomnia after taking prednisone? If so, how long has it been going on?
    Dogs and Cats- over a year ago
  18. link Cloak291
    Wow. Have you tried exercise, valerian, melatonin or trazodone?
    Cloak291- over a year ago
  19. link Cloak291
    Ewolust - Thanks for the reply. That is a Benzo. Are'nt you afraid of getting addicted? How long have you been on it? What other drugs have you tried? What have the doctors said about the insomnia? Has the anxiety gone away? Thank you so much for you - 4% more...
    Cloak291- over a year ago
  20. link Dogs and Cats
    Cloak291- I had no anxiety while on the prednisone. The insomnia and anxiety and insomnia started four days after I completed it. Lately I've been on 30 mg flurazepam
    Dogs and Cats- over a year ago
  21. link Cloak291
    Ewohlust. What were your symptoms while on the Prednisone? Anxiety? What meds were you On? What sleeping medications do you take? Thanks in advance!
    Cloak291- over a year ago
  22. link Dogs and Cats
    I was on prednisone for 6 days in August 2011. I have not been able to sleep AT ALL without various sleeping medications ever since.
    Dogs and Cats- over a year ago
  23. link Auto
    Here is another artikkel I found: I can relate. I never sleep as good as I do on Prednisone. I have no idea why, but i take it right before bedtime and usually sleep like a rock.
    Auto- over a year ago
  24. link Auto
    Here is some artikkel found about sleeping problem and insomnia prednisone. Maybe we need prednison 2,5 mg to adjust adrenal funktsion? Corticosteroid treatment is frequently associated with psychiatric disturbances. These adverse effects are unusual - 76% more...
    Auto- over a year ago
  25. link Hopeful3
    Hi Cloak291-I have only seen the psychiatrist once. She doesn't say one way or the other. Seems like a wait and see kind of situation. I even feel very down at this point- like life just will not be the same. Hence the idea of an antidepressant to re - 20% more...
    Hopeful3- over a year ago
  26. link Cynthiajean
    Cynthiajean - Hello you pred takers - I have had some problems too. Not the anxiety you speak of but feeling shaky and off balance - my partner says I look drunk walking down the street - at 9.30 in the morning! I have taken 30mg of pred since 9th Ja - 58% more...
    Cynthiajean- over a year ago
  27. link Autumnx1003
    Side effects after STOPPING prednisone? Please help!
    Hello, I had a severe allergic reaction two weeks ago to an unknown substance, and they gave me prednisone thru IV at the ER. Then they sent me home with a 15 day taper of tablets...60mg for 5 days, 40mg for 5 days, and finally 20 mg for 5 days. They - 84% more...
    Autumnx1003- over a year ago - 57 Replies - in PredniSONE
  28. link Death to Pred
    Hi Jayce Many of us experience joint pain when coming off pred. I don't know why but that's how it is. The joint pain you are experiencing may be due to this. It should go away in time. How much time, I don't know.
    Death to Pred- over a year ago
  29. link Jayce12341
    Here is a new one for you. I was placed on Prednisone 20 mg , two a day for 7 days and one a day for 7 days due to Lyme disease. All joint pains went away after the second day. The pains returned 4 days after the last pill. Is this normal? I thought - 15% more...
    Jayce12341- over a year ago
  30. link Xxanonymousxx
    PredniSONE autoimmune hepatitis, aih, flare, hepatitis, depression
    I have been on prednisone since I was two years old (I am now sixteen) because I have Autoimmune Hepatitis IIa. I would like to point out that there is still a life worth living being on prednisone, maybe I say this because I do not know life without - 58% more...
    Xxanonymousxx- over a year ago - 10 Replies - in PredniSONE
  31. link Brooklyn1954
    I was diagnosed with auto immune hepatitis, last June, my liver enzymes were 1039, i am surprised, i am was not hospitlized , since it was drug induced the drs thought it would reverse itself. However it did not, my eyes were getting yellow, and than - 83% more...
    Brooklyn1954- over a year ago
  32. link Brooklyn1954
    I was diagnosed with auto immune hepatitis, last June, my liver enzymes were 1039, i am surprised, i am was not hospitlized , since it was drug induced the drs thought it would reverse itself. However it did not, my eyes were getting yellow, and than - 83% more...
    Brooklyn1954- over a year ago
  33. link Wergnersgirl
    PredniSONE severe mood swings, increased appetite, moon face, uncontrollable crying, drop of a hat
    Beyond the typical side effects, has anyone experienced severe mood swings. I feel like I have no patience and can flip at the drop of a hat, followed by uncontrollable crying. I was diagnosed with RA for 3 years, then due to other complications was - 63% more...
    Wergnersgirl- over a year ago - 4 Replies - in PredniSONE
  34. link Kikimunchkin
    hi there im janis from the united kingdom,ihave been on pred for 2years have just been upped from 5 to 30 mg daily,mood swings much worse bad thoughts most of the time,cramp in lower legs,my eyes are now being affected by them trying to get off them - 25% more...
    Kikimunchkin- over a year ago