PredniSONE Side Effects

Side effects and experiences with PredniSONE by users like you. Post Yours Now.
  1. link Avnmom08
    PredniSONE osteoporosis risk, avascular necrosis, bone fracture, bone death, collateral damage
    My daughter, 21yo, took prednisone off/on for 4 months, both oral and IV form, with the highest dose of 90mg over a two week period. The risk of bone death (Osteonecrosis, aka Avascular Necrosis) is not disclosed as a risk and 7,000 people a year get - 85% more...
    Avnmom08- over a year ago - 3 Replies - in PredniSONE
  2. link Tjm
    I'm 42 years old and have had tons of trouble now for about 4 years. I have crohn's disease and the first doctor I had pretty much had me on prednisone for a year. I got so sick of the disease not being regulated and all the side effects listed from - 77% more...
    Tjm- over a year ago
  3. link Wrightmoone
    Prednisone is NOT for everyone!!!!
    Got a rash/hives on arms, chest, neck and face, also swollen face, redness, and acne breakout, possibly from a reaction to Advil. Took Benadryl and went to urgent care. Received a shot of Prednisone and pills to take for five days, two a day, one in - 76% more...
    Wrightmoone- over a year ago - in PredniSONE
  4. link Pizzanut63
    PredniSONE brain fog, kidney infection, horrible drug, floating through space, allergist
    I agree, for me this is a horrible drug! This is the 2nd time my allergist prescribed it to me (last time was this past summer and I had severe panic attacks and thought I was losing my mind) this resulted in me returning back to my GP and him puttin - 80% more...
    Pizzanut63- over a year ago - 5 Replies - in PredniSONE
  5. link Burger123
    I was on prednisone for 3 weeks due to a migraine ....I was on decadron for same problem for an entire trimester of my pregnancy. Currently I've been off prednisone for 1.5 weeks and if felt better initially but when I hit on week off I got a terribl - 59% more...
    Burger123- over a year ago
  6. link Lc29
    PredniSONE ulcerative colitis, joint pain, knees, 10 years, sleep
    My mum has suffered with Ulcerative Colitis for nearly 10 years. She was prescribed Prednisone and has always felt much better after using this until the past 5 weeks in which she has finally managed to stop taking the drug. Like the majority of you - 59% more...
    Lc29- over a year ago - 3 Replies - in PredniSONE
  7. link Tsr144
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    Tsr144- over a year ago
  8. link Tsr144
    I was on prendisone for eczema. Yes you heard right! I was put on the medication at 80 mgs a day for almost 6 weeks and then tapered off. I'm pretty sure I was overdosed. Anyways I expirienced moon face, weight gain, mood swings, aches etc but nothin - 78% more...
    Tsr144- over a year ago
  9. link Debi L
    predisone severe anxiety
    I got stung by bees three times in one night. My doctor prescribed predisone 10mg 4 times daily for the swelling. I took my second one and I took my prescribed methadone 10mg I have been taking for 7 years for shoulder injury. 15 minutes later my hea - 67% more...
    Debi L- over a year ago - in PredniSONE
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. link Sieberthana
    Okay, I have a question. I'm not really a drug reviewer junky if you will, so I'm very very freaked about this prenisone my doctor gave me for my eczma on my hands. Don't get me wrong my hands are soooo dried out and crack and swollen, however, these - 82% more...
    Sieberthana- over a year ago
  13. link Dkm
    everyone,you do know that ped. can cause blindness also,it does efect your eyes,having pain in the temples and blurry eye site,I know it has effected my eyes,I have not been sick but one time since I stopped and that was 7 months ago,,I do still have - 50% more...
    Dkm- over a year ago
  14. link Sassygirl3
    how long does it take to get out of your system???
    I was on it for only 14 days. started out on 2 a day of 20 mg for 5 days for sinus infection. Then had terrible headaches that ended up in Er. Given antibiotics had allergic reaction given more prednisone. (3 20mg. a day) Following day had another re - 70% more...
    Sassygirl3- over a year ago - 3 Replies - in PredniSONE
  15. link Princessheryl
    I've been on pred for two months now, and will have to be on it for two more at least, low dosage, but I'm having similar side effects to yours. good to know that we're not really C R A Z Y. My psychiatrist has prescribed zoloft to help with the depr - 38% more...
    Princessheryl- over a year ago
  16. link Marie93
    How long do these symptoms last?
    I'm an 18 year old preparing to leave for college this fall. I've always been an incredibly optimistic, happy and gutsy girl. I love my life. However, at the end of a very stressful school year I was prescribed prednisone for a bad case of poison ivy - 80% more...
    Marie93- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in PredniSONE
  17. link Princessheryl
    Hope you are feeling some hope after reading about other people's symptoms and side effects. I can't answer your question, but I just wanted to let you know that you are not *alone*! What a screwed up medication!
    Princessheryl- over a year ago
  18. link Princessheryl
    Prednisone woes
    I am so glad I found this site, reading about the symptoms others have experienced has helped me feel more *sane*! I have been feeling so depressed on the "pred" that I cry for no reason in public places, am *mean* and have low energy. I ba - 71% more...
    Princessheryl- over a year ago - in PredniSONE
  19. link Crayonblue
    PredniSONE exact same thing, early stages, symptoms of psychosis, respidal, respirdal
    My son is suffering from psychosis because of prednisone. He had severe poison ivy and was given 10 day course of pills that tapered and a shot. Since then he has been in the psych ward for a week , released given respirdal and lithium. After 3 weeks - 54% more...
    Crayonblue- over a year ago - 7 Replies - in PredniSONE
  20. link Janin
    My bi-polar 11 year old daughter was also given prednisone for mono by a doctor who knew she was bi-polar. It wasn't until the mania started, that I found out about the dangers and too late. She went into psychosis and was in 3 separate institutions - 68% more...
    Janin- over a year ago
  21. link Broomall
    Psych Ward
    I was given prednisone in the ER of a hospital in Drexel Hill, PA. Three days later I was back in the ER, begged them to give me anti-anxiety pill, I was manic with heart attack symptoms and horrible breathing problems, but they gave me prednisone an - 63% more...
    Broomall- over a year ago - in PredniSONE
  22. link Sue36
    PredniSONE liver biopsies, pinkeye, methotrexate, teeth and gums, kaliedescope
    Hi! I am a 36 year old female and have been on this HORRIBLE HORRIBLE drug (prednisone) for 2 1/2 years now..... Hopkins doctors still arent sure exactly what i have. My immune system is attacking my liver so to speak. My body is basically looking at - 94% more...
    Sue36- over a year ago - 7 Replies - in PredniSONE
  23. link Angel30
    Angel30 - Hi all, I have been diagnosed with what they call autoimmune hepatitis. I have been on treatment of Prenislone and now Azathiroprine for now 2 yrs, I am 30 and I have had a liver biopsy and now about to have an MRI, I am scared and worried - 81% more...
    Angel30- over a year ago
  24. link Californiasunshine
    I need help with persistent hives and itching
    Hi! I took the meds orally for 6 days. No relief from itching . After 2 wks,I had a shot of Prednisone for supposedtely dermatitis. Hives still present actually got worse!
    Californiasunshine- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in PredniSONE
  25. link Kyamin
    Hi, I am going thu that same thing, hives terrible itching especially at night. Was put on prednisone, didn't help at all. Went to dermatoligist was diagnosed with scabies, Not what I wanted to hear but after a few days of treatment the itch is going - 22% more...
    Kyamin- over a year ago
  26. 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
  27. link Chub39
    Trying to get off the stuff - I came down with chronic hives. Thought I was getting bit by bugs and tore my house apart. Doctor put me on a 6 day pack of prednisone. Well coming off of it I had tingling in the legs and could hardly walk and then my h - 88% more...
    Chub39- over a year ago
  28. link Ex Predisone Short User
    Hi, I understand all your email posts above. I had a short stay of 3 days in hospital and was injected and given orally predisone. On coming out of hospital my GP gave me more of the same. I really felt I did not require any more, however I took it. - 87% more...
    Ex Predisone Short User- over a year ago
  29. link Skfulmer
    Wow.. It is not just me. I took prednisone for 4 days and felt very confused, rushed, lethargic, and grouchy. I called the pharmacist last Saturday and asked how long would I take to feel normal..he said three days. I was in an ambulance with BP 184/ - 82% more...
    Skfulmer- over a year ago
  30. link
    I feel very blessed that I stopped the prednisone after just one dose! I'm four days in and I still have some anxiety but its starting to lessen up. Thankfully I started Lexapro again the same day so it should help with any lasting symptoms and my dr - 78% more...
    Anonymous- over a year ago
  31. link Fed_up

    On steroid shots every month for two years, then steroid injections in my back for a year and a half; now have steroid induced osteoporosis. Have been given prednizone twice this year; once for sinus infection and then after dental work; had horrible - 63% more...
    Fed_up- over a year ago - in PredniSONE
  32. link Whitejoy1
    PredniSONE variable weakness, voluntary muscles, steady gaze, neuromuscular disorder, predisone
    I was diagnosed with Myasthenia Gravis for 6 months know. It's a neuromuscular disorder characterized by variable weakness of voluntary muscles, which often improves with rest and worsens with activity. The condition is caused by an abnormal immune r - 85% more...
    Whitejoy1- over a year ago - 2 Replies - in PredniSONE
  33. link Pdossantos
    There are other meds besides prednisone used to treat myasthenia gravis. You should meet with a neurologist that is truly knowledgeable about Myasthenia Gravis. Discuss with that doctor the possibility of using Cellcept (mycophenolate) as a possible - 35% more...
    Pdossantos- over a year ago
  34. link Lostris
    PredniSONE withdrawals, quack, taking the pills, costochondritis, desperately
    Hello EveryOne out there...OK OK.... Now Why have I been out of touch since Sept 14th.... 2007??? I have been VERY VERY ill..... Y'See, I went to see this new Doctor (Quack) for continued pain in my chest (sternum) area....that I have been having tro - 94% more...
    Lostris- over a year ago - 15 Replies - in PredniSONE
  35. link Kamathis
    This article is truly great. I can see that you have put your time and effort in this article to help someone like me. I really enjoy this article very much, please post more article like this for me. thanks
    Kamathis- over a year ago