PredniSONE Side Effects

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  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 Nancybr1
    Rosiet, I read your post and it sounds so similar to my experience. I had a cough that got worse due tosome damage to my lung from radiation treatments for breast cancer. The doc send treatment was prednisone but just wanted to do as little as possib - 84% more...
    Nancybr1- over a year ago
  3. 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 - in PredniSONE
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. link Sdindallas
    Glad I found this site.....I have developed a food allergy and went to the doctor yesterday because my lips were still so swollen. She prescribed 6 day MethylPrednislone 4mg pack. I did notice sweating this morning when I was applying my make up and - 79% more...
    Sdindallas- over a year ago
  7. link Neworleans
    recap from my story 2 slots above. 8 days after I first took it and 96 hours of hell since I stoped taking it I finally feel like its over. No sleep in days so hopefully tonight, with the help of some benedryl Ill get some sleep. I finally got my app - 21% more...
    Neworleans- over a year ago
  8. link Greenliz
    I say we start a class action lawsuit against the drug company. My 16 year old daughter was prescribed prednisone for a nasty cough (with a Z-Pac) and after just 6 the first day, 3 the second day and 1 the last day, she began with the nausea, panic a - 68% more...
    Greenliz- over a year ago
  9. link Neworleans
    prescribed Methylprednisolone 6 day pack. By day 4 was having increase heart rate mood swings and anxiety and stopped taking medication. 4 days or a total of 72 mg. Later in day 4 had severe rise in blood pressuse (197 over 116) with my hear pounding - 79% more...
    Neworleans- over a year ago
  10. link Doley
    I forgot to mention, with all of the episodes I discussed above I was literally in a fetal position moaning with these severe symptoms. I thought I was in a nightmare! I had a few nurses and only ONE doctor (the cardiologist) who finally came in to t - 67% more...
    Doley- over a year ago
  11. link Aal
    PredniSONE microscopic colitis, ms150, basket case, biker, nuts
    Although I hate for anyone to experience prednisone like I've been, it's oddly comforting to see everyone's symptoms and know I'm not going nuts! Although I feel like it! I've had everything and been on prednisone for about 3 months. I'm weaning off - 75% more...
    Aal- over a year ago - 3 Replies - in PredniSONE
  12. link Anjnobles
    Have u tried remicade yet? It has helped my microscopic colitis
    Anjnobles- over a year ago
  13. link Anjnobles
    Have u tried remicade yet? It has helped my microscopic colitis
    Anjnobles- over a year ago
  14. 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
  15. link Russian_rebel
    WOW! I HAVE READ SOME REPLIES AND HAVE COME TO THE CONCLUSION THAT MOST OF THE SIDE EFFECTS EXPERIENCED BY YALL R BECAUSE YOU CAME OFF THE DRUG TOO QUICKLY! I HAVE BEEN ON PREDNISONE AND ITS SIDE EFFECTS ARE NOT SO HORRIFIC AS BEING PROJECTED BY SOME - 70% more...
    Russian_rebel- over a year ago
  16. link Llly
    finished Prednisone and now the impact.....swollen, tender
    I read this and at least knew I wasn't alone! I was on 9 days of Prednisone for a recurrent sinus/ear infection. Started with 60mg tapered to 20. I did feel much better when I first started taking it and it did seem to help clear up my ear but the si - 81% more...
    Llly- over a year ago - in PredniSONE
  17. link Jey728u

    Jeanette- I had started Prednisone last week on Saturday of 60 mg for shingles on the right side of my face. By me having shingles my whole right side of my face got droopy. I couldn't close my eye on will and my mouth was severely crooked. So my doc - 76% more...
    Jey728u- over a year ago - in PredniSONE
  18. link Hippiechyx
    PredniSONE myasthenia gravis, ive been, appriciate, half drunk, gaining weight
    Hi, I had a question for anyone that could help - Ive been on 60mg prednisone daily for 8 months for Myasthenia Gravis - now I am tapering down 10 mg a week but still taking 60 every other day- so basically im still taking 60 one day and now Im at 10 - 71% more...
    Hippiechyx- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in PredniSONE
  19. link Timandmax
    Hi Rachael: You posted over a year ago, so hopefully you have gained control over your MG symptoms by now.. Are your on any immunosuppresants, like Mestinon or Imuran in additiom to the Prednisone? One or both are usually prescribed along with Predni - 51% more...
    Timandmax- over a year ago
  20. link Helenfloyd
    Bittersweet
    I was born with asthma. In 1989 it flared back up and became so severe I had to be on steroids almost consistently. I was never educated thoroughly the dire side affects of this medicine. Prednisone helped me i can never deny this, but it was given t - 83% more...
    Helenfloyd- over a year ago - in PredniSONE
  21. link Missygunn2011
    Sent home from Hospital feeling like a liar and petrified
    Today was my last day of taking PredniSONE, Early hours sat morning I woke with immense pain in my left knee was very uncomfatable and really hard to go back to sleep ..... however when i did drop back off, I woke around 9:30 this morning with both k - 86% more...
    Missygunn2011- over a year ago - in PredniSONE
  22. 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
  23. link Lilwatgirl
    OMFG. Thought I really cant believe what I have read above. have taken last dose of 50mg of Prednisone for 5 days for COPD. What now, I have been waking up with tingly fingers in the morning, haven't been able to sleep more than 6 hrs per night and t - 58% more...
    Lilwatgirl- over a year ago
  24. link Runnermom
    PredniSONE poison ivy, good shape, bad case, hot flashes, rashes
    I started taking 50 mg of Prednisone for 5 days, after a week of suffering from a bad case of poison ivy. The medicine did make the oozing stop, but new rashes started popping up, and I couldn't figure out why. I was lethargic, anxious, got irrationa - 68% more...
    Runnermom- over a year ago - 5 Replies - in PredniSONE
  25. link Shaniquea
    i hasve been takein this md and i was eatin good befor this at 1st i was eatin 4 times a day but now i eat like 1 time a day and thats not good at all
    Shaniquea- over a year ago
  26. link Vandygirl
    Prednisone for Nephrotic Syndrome
    Do you know anything about Nephrotic Syndrome???????? Too much protein in urine. After kidney biopsy showed no cancer I was diagnosed as having "minimal kidney disease". Prescribed prednisone of 80mg for 6 weeks. Tapering began from the 80m - 83% more...
    Vandygirl- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in PredniSONE
  27. link Dima82
    Hi, I’ve suffered from the MCD Nephrotic Syndrome for more than two decades, and, consequently, was on the standard-treatment protocol (on various doses of corticosteroids). Nevertheless, I was able to overcome the NS after I changed my diet and adde - 82% more...
    Dima82- over a year ago
  28. link Yaya1228
    PredniSONE januvia 100mg, adrenal glands, vitiman, term consequences, grave disease
    I have been on prednisone for about 7 months for RA..Started with 20mg, went to 10, 5, and now down to 2.5.. Trying to wean off it, but all the joint pain, and swelling coming back. I have tried other meds for the arthritis, but nothing stops the pai - 87% more...
    Yaya1228- over a year ago - 3 Replies - in PredniSONE
  29. link Linsathome
    Hi, I got nephrotic syndrome when was 3. It seems to be in remission since I was 27 after prednisone and cyclophosphamide. I am 58 now. I to was told it was autoimmune as well. I have thyroid, gluten intolerant and auto immune lung disease, which I a - 33% more...
    Linsathome- over a year ago
  30. link Linsathome
    Hi, I got nephrotic syndrome when was 3. It seems to be in remission since I was 27 after cyclophosphamide. I am 58 now. I to was told it was autoimmune as well. I have thyroid, gluten intolerant and auto immune lung disease, which I am on a higher d - 28% more...
    Linsathome- over a year ago
  31. link Vandygirl
    I find it interesting that you had Graves DIsease 30 years ago. I also had Graves about 40 years ago. I am 70. Doesn't it make you wonder if that has anything to do with these autoimmune diseases? I have nephrotic syndrome which I am told is autoimmu - 51% more...
    Vandygirl- over a year ago
  32. link Casebeer
    prednisone and polymyalgia
    I'm taking 15mg daily of prednisone for muscle pain reduction. I've been on it for 6days so far. Some pain has decreased. I've read a lot about side effects. How long before any side effects could start? I'm already having trouble sleeping. I want to - 13% more...
    Casebeer- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in PredniSONE
  33. link Pollyg
    I hope you're doing better by now. I am on prednisone for polymyalgia and started at 60 mg. Took 4 days of that mg before it kicked in--went to 40 and now 20 mg and it might not be enough. 15mg shouldn't be too bad on you--it is the high dose that is - 72% more...
    Pollyg- over a year ago
  34. link Shadowsma
    PredniSONE kidney disease fsgs, moon face, mood swings, bactrim, stutter
    I am a 59 year old male and I've been on 60mg a day of Prednisone now for a few months along with Bactrim for Kidney disease (FSGS). I have been experiencing insomnia, peeing all the time etc; like most people but I can deal with all that. I have one - 87% more...
    Shadowsma- over a year ago - 4 Replies - in PredniSONE
  35. link Vandygirl
    So I have just looked up your disease FsGs on the internet. I read your disease is a predisease to what I have been diag with "Nephromic Syndrom" after a kidney biopsy. My first round of pred did not cure so after a month it all came back. - 63% more...
    Vandygirl- over a year ago
  36. link 47140
    Prednisone dosage
    I asked this question two years ago and received no responses so I'm assuming this dosage is way off the charts, however I am aking again has anyone ever been prescribed 1000mg oral prednisone, and if so, what were the side effects?
    47140- over a year ago - 3 Replies - in PredniSONE
  37. link Vandygirl
    My body could not handle 120mg every other day so I had to go to 60mg every day which my Dr says is the same thing but my bode said NOOOOOOOOOOOO. I jut couln't do it. Felt like I was totally falling apart. Vandygirl
    Vandygirl- over a year ago