PredniSONE Side Effects

Side effects and experiences with PredniSONE by users like you. Post Yours Now.
  1. 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
  2. link Cloak291
    Hi Hopeful3 - I too am thankful for chats like these. I have never had problems with anxiety and now am saddled with this... It will be 10 weeks for me on Monday off Prednisone (Feb 12th 2012). I also take 0.25mg of Klonopin + melatonin to help me sl - 37% more...
    Cloak291- over a year ago
  3. link Cloak291
    What symptoms did you have while you were on Prednisone? Did you get anxiety? Did you get on Klonopin. I use a small dose of Klonopin and Melatonin to get some sleep. I never had problems with sleep before Prednisone. Can you elaborate on your story?
    Cloak291- over a year ago
  4. link Cloak291
    What symptoms did you have while you were on Prednisone? Did you get anxiety? Did you get on Klonopin. I use a small dose of Klonopin and Melatonin to get some sleep. I never had problems with sleep before Prednisone. Can you elaborate on your story?
    Cloak291- over a year ago
  5. link Auto
    Is there sombody out here that have got there sleep back after went short time like me 9 days on prednisone 40 mg taper down to 10 mg and stop. I got insomnia 2 1/2 year a go. . before prednisone i never had problem to sleep. I have heard that its sm - 25% more...
    Auto- over a year ago
  6. link Cloak291
    Hi All - I cant tell you how much my experience is similar to everyone else's. I was given a 10 day course of Prednisone on Jan 31st 2012 (20 mg). I really should have looked up the side effects but for some reason I trusted the doctor. On day 8, i s - 72% more...
    Cloak291- over a year ago
  7. link Nancybr1
    Wow Junebug68! I'm so sorry you had such a bad reaction to it. I would think you will start to feel better as it gets out of your system and adreal glands are back to normal again. After my last dose it took me a few days of "withdrawal like&quo - 9% more...
    Nancybr1- over a year ago
  8. link Junebug68
    I had a minor reaction to peanuts and in the ER they gave me pred, benadryl, and a stomach med combo IV drug, Immediately I felt icy-hot feeling in my chest which the nurse said was normal. I left with a script for 50mg Prednisone to be taken 1xdaily - 83% more...
    Junebug68- over a year ago
  9. link Mederror
    PredniSONE insomnia
    I forgot to mention I also had, and still have insomnia. I have never had it until I started the Prednisone!
    Mederror- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in PredniSONE
  10. link Auto
    Have sombody got there sleeep back after short use of prednisone I have insomnia startet with 40 mg prednisone og tapered down to 10 mg after 9 daysand stopped. and my sleep is not komming back even after 2 1/2 year. Help. Before I never had sleeping - 4% more...
    Auto- over a year ago
  11. link Poisonivyhives
    Hives from Prednisone
    I was on Prednisone for 16 days for a severe case of poison ivy. About three days ago, once the poison ivy was beginning to subside, I started breaking out in horrible hives under my armpits, behind my knees and inside my elbows, on my neck and stoma - 43% more...
    Poisonivyhives- over a year ago - 2 Replies - in PredniSONE
  12. link Ouchys923
    Yes! this happened to me last year and I just assumed that maybe i was wrong and didn't have poison ivy at all. That maybe something made me break out in hives and the prednisone just didn't work on the hives... This year the same thing happened... I - 47% more...
    Ouchys923- over a year ago
  13. 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
  14. link Dogs and Cats
    I've also had this problem. I was on Prednisone 48 mg tapering down for 6 days in August 2011. Have not been able to sleep at all without sleeping pills since then, and not very much even with the pills. Have had to leave my job and am seeing whole l - 37% more...
    Dogs and Cats- over a year ago
  15. link Auto
    I have same proble as yous have, and I still don't sleep more than 2-3 ouers. I went 9 days on prenisone 2 years a go. Have got your sleep back?
    Auto- over a year ago
  16. link Kingbedhead
    PredniSONE going to the bathroom, fried foods, colonoscopy, half a day, computer user
    Please excuse my censored cursing, I'm a 22 year old male by the way... I was living with Crohn's (undiagnosed) for three years when finally I got a job that gave me medical insurance to helps me pay for the $4000+ in medical bills. (colonoscopy, end - 97% more...
    Kingbedhead- over a year ago - 3 Replies - in PredniSONE
  17. link Dougscott
    Hello to all of u. I have been a sufferer of crohns for almost 20 years now. I am still on a low dose of prednisone, about 7mg but Remikade really helped me more than anything. Now, I had to fo on disability a while back because of all the problems. - 73% more...
    Dougscott- over a year ago
  18. link Bigdav53
    could not breath taking my state test
    will this drug mess with breathing while you are running
    Bigdav53- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in PredniSONE
  19. link Brandi97
    Water retention is a BIG side effect of prednisone. If you have had a major increase in water retention (fingers feel like they are tight at the webbing of the fingers where rings are- ankles feel a little heavier, harder to bend) this could cause yo - 47% more...
    Brandi97- over a year ago
  20. link Harvesterbornagain
    PredniSONE acid reflux, knee problem, joint pain, rash, stairs
    I was given 20 mg of Prednisone for 10 days for a rash and joint pain. The pain went away and I felt great the rash got a little better. Two days ago I took my last pill. I woke up that night and my knees gave out. By morning I was great! Next night - 74% more...
    Harvesterbornagain- over a year ago - 45 Replies - in PredniSONE
  21. link Brandi97
    OPC, eh? I LOVE natural approaches. I see where I wrote a year ago - though I REALLY believe it was like 2-3 years ago - since then, I take a couple of tablespoons local honey every day. MAYBE I use the symbicort for two three days max and NOTHING el - 59% more...
    Brandi97- over a year ago
  22. link Mrs T
    Mrs T - I was prescribed Prednisone (along with anti virals) for shingles in my face: 6 x 5mg / day for 7 days. The doctor never mentioned tapering or side effects / withdrawal effects. I had very bad side effects after a few days - palpitations, che - 78% more...
    Mrs T- over a year ago
  23. link Ellymae
    Be Careful_strong drug!!!! Used for treatment of Thyroid Eye Disease
    Diagnoised with Graves' Disease in 2009 and had the RAI-131 treatment-of which I have regretted ever since! 12 months later started having eye pain-severe-and another 12 months swelling in eyelids, redness, protrucsion of eyeballs, and diagnoised wit - 89% more...
    Ellymae- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in PredniSONE
  24. link Ellymae
    I am sorry to hear this but happy you are doing ok now. I guess I just dont get what this has to do with my medical problem above.
    Ellymae- over a year ago
  25. link Sarah_99200514
    I have a question about chest pain after taking prednisone
    at the beginning of this year i was put on 100mg of prednisone to hit the inflammation in my eyes hard, which i've had since april of last year. i was only on 100mg for 11 days, when i got bronchitis and farenghitis, because my airways were so open i - 84% more...
    Sarah_99200514- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in PredniSONE
  26. link Ellymae
    yes predisone
    Ellymae- over a year ago
  27. link Ellymae
    Be Careful_strong drug!!!! Used for treatment of Thyroid Eye Disease
    Diagnoised with Graves' Disease in 2009 and had the RAI-131 treatment-of which I have regretted ever since! 12 months later started having eye pain-severe-and another 12 months swelling in eyelids, redness, protrucsion of eyeballs, and diagnoised wit - 89% more...
    Ellymae- over a year ago - in PredniSONE
  28. link Ellymae
    Be Careful_strong drug!!!! Used for treatment of Thyroid Eye Disease
    Diagnoised with Graves' Disease in 2009 and had the RAI-131 treatment-of which I have regretted ever since! 12 months later started having eye pain-severe-and another 12 months swelling in eyelids, redness, protrucsion of eyeballs, and diagnoised wit - 89% more...
    Ellymae- over a year ago - in PredniSONE
  29. 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
  30. link Sergbull43
    on it for 3 months now for severe non allergy related asthma. was in ER over 4 times. Hospitalized in february for 1 week injected with 160 mgs and now trying to taper off from 60 to 40 and not working very well because I go into asthma attacks.... L - 41% more...
    Sergbull43- over a year ago
  31. link Death to Pred
    Funny you should mention that. It was on t.v about a month ago. I saw a part of it only because my husband came to watch t.v too and he's a bit fed up with all of this. They also had a panel of people from an addiction centre commenting on the drug. - 37% more...
    Death to Pred- over a year ago
  32. link Ex Predisone Short User
    Have a look at this film regarding the drug and its side effects. Bigger Than Life (1956) emerges as Nicholas Ray's dark portrait of American suburbia in the 1950s 1950s!!!! the side effects have been know for a long time, Why are the press not picki - 14% more...
    Ex Predisone Short User- over a year ago
  33. link Ex Predisone Short User
    Have a look at this film regarding the drug and its side effects. Bigger Than Life (1956) emerges as Nicholas Ray's dark portrait of American suburbia in the 1950s 1950s!!!! the side effects have been know for a long time, Why are the press not picki - 14% more...
    Ex Predisone Short User- over a year ago
  34. link Death to Pred
    Oh, also I was stuck with the muscle spasms and twitches that started in 1999 with the pred. It looks like I have something crawling underneath my skin over my legs especially. The spasms turn into horribly painful cramps. Also, I have a hard time de - 7% more...
    Death to Pred- over a year ago