PredniSONE Side Effects

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  1. link Pepperlake
    Prednisone and muscle weakness
    My husband is on Prednisone to control radiation pneumonitis/fibrosis. He was on a high dose in the hospital (released 26 days ago), then 60 mg. a day when he got out, cut down to 40 mg. after two days, 20 mg. two days after that. But he was not able - 78% more...
    Pepperlake- over a year ago - 9 Replies - in PredniSONE
  2. link Nuclear
    I have had asthma all my life now that I'm 71 I have to take 500mg of Advair twice a day just to keep breathing. I worked hard up till I was 68, but I took care of my body by not drinking, smoking or taking drugs (other than for asthma, etc.) About 1 - 84% more...
    Nuclear- over a year ago
  3. 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
  4. link Sassygirl3
    Thank you only thing Im grateful for is I wasnt on it but 2 weeks, dony know how some of these people handle it who have been on so long. Im about to go crazy going to dr tomorrow hoping he will give me something for anxiety.
    Sassygirl3- over a year ago
  5. link Bridget_1
    Unfortunately you can feel side effects from prednisone for quite some months. Not as strong mind you but still there. I was on 60 mg a day for 3 1/2 months some time ago, I had trouble sleeping and anxiety for about 3 months after I stopped! Good ne - 28% more...
    Bridget_1- over a year ago
  6. 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
  7. link Fgelica
    I was taking prednisone for over three and one half years, due to a misdiagnosis. I weaned myself off by going down 1/2 mg. by using a "pulsing method. I would take my normal 4 mg for two weeks, then on the 15th day, I would take 3 1/2 mg at 9 A - 83% more...
    Fgelica- over a year ago
  8. link Clusterhead
    PredniSONE cluster migraines, knee caps, night sweats, skin rash, tazmanian devil
    My neurologist put me on Prednisone for cluster migraines. I started with 80 mg for 2 days, 60 mg/2, 40mg/2,20mg/2. It was so effective at keeping the cluster attacks from coming. I was so thankful to finally have something to stop the attacks. I hav - 87% more...
    Clusterhead- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in PredniSONE
  9. link Deggau
    I've taken Prednisone about a year ago, in a very simmilar scheme that you described (80/60/40/20/10 mg every 3 days). In that occasion I was in the middle of that CH season (mine are annual and lasts about 40 days). I've taken Verapamil in addicion - 69% more...
    Deggau- over a year ago
  10. 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
  11. link Bama42
    At the end of February, I suddenly came down with a HORRIBLE allergic rash after taking amoxicillin. The dermatologist prescribed prednisone to take orally and another steroid ointment to apply after baths. I started with 40mg prednisone per day for - 78% more...
    Bama42- over a year ago
  12. link Dak1
    It has been 8 weeks since stopping this awful drug and still no relief. Anxiety actually seems to be getting worse and I haven' slept through a night for 8 weeks. Still occassional severe panic attacks. The only thing that has improved is my racing h - 17% more...
    Dak1- over a year ago
  13. 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
  14. link Shrinkinviolet
    PredniSONE buffalo hump, face moon, swollen stomach, moon face, horrible taste
    I have been on Prednisolone about 4 times in recent years. the highest dose was last year when i was on 80mg reducing weekly by 5mg. I have had most of the side affects you all talk about above. I have severe colitis so the side-effects of this drug - 78% more...
    Shrinkinviolet- over a year ago - 3 Replies - in PredniSONE
  15. link Positivity
    i have taken prednisolone on and off for the last few years also because of colitis which for those who don't know is a nasty bowel disease which is debilitating. Prednisolone does and can work. Right now I have a huge tummy - i feel i'm pregnant aga - 73% more...
    Positivity- over a year ago
  16. link Sanapowers
    Posterior Subcapsular Catract
    Severe hives, prednisone on and off in my 20's & 30's. 45 now and diagnosed with this eye problem. I know it was a result of the prednisone, so just be aware of this. I can't see out of my left eye, and bright lights blind me. I need surgery to r - 22% more...
    Sanapowers- over a year ago - in PredniSONE
  17. link Wcounsil
    PredniSONE sudden hearing loss, muscle weakness, nervous wreck, core temperature, time to go to bed
    To Guest #10748......Yes, I had terrible side effects while I was reducing my dose. In fact, I ended up in the emergency room one Sunday because my blood pressure and heart rate went sky high. I am a person with anxiety and panic attacks anyway, so t - 82% more...
    Wcounsil- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in PredniSONE
  18. link Wwoodian
    Did you ever get checked for your sudden hearing loss? I had the same thing--it was very strange, and ended up with an acoustic neuroma--which is a brain tumor. You definitely want to follow up with a ear/nose/throat doctor, if you haven't already. G - 4% more...
    Wwoodian- over a year ago
  19. link Jmoody
    PredniSONE mid section, acne
    I thought when coming off prednisone the side effects were suppose to be less severe or go away but some seem to be getting worse as my dose is lowered. The acne is getting worse and so is the swelling in my face and mid-section. When can I expect to - 8% more...
    Jmoody- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in PredniSONE
  20. link Teagal225
    I was on a high dose of prednisone for 5 years. I was finally able to get off it 2 1/2 years ago. I still feel that I have side effects from that awful drug. My muscles ache and I have to bend my foot forward to the point of stretching my leg muscles - 48% more...
    Teagal225- over a year ago
  21. 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
  22. link Efherne
    It would not allow me to post link....so go to change dot org and type prednisone in the petition search bar. You should find this there with no problems. Also, there is another link for ALL THE ADVERSE REACTIONS (which is Prednisone Toxicity) and a - 79% more...
    Efherne- over a year ago
  23. link Efherne
    Stop Prednisone Negligence Now! Greetings, Doctors, nurses, and hospitals worldwide are prescribing this drug in record numbers, without any thought or concern for their patients personal safety. Patients are rarely told about the serious and life th - 83% more...
    Efherne- over a year ago
  24. link Theprednisonezone
    PredniSONE short term memory, acute bronchitis, some odd reason, pleurisy, double whammy
    After reading so many of everyone’s stories, I feel I got off easy, but not without some agony. I developed a double whammy of acute bronchitis and pleurisy in my left lung. If you are not familiar with pleurisy, it feels like hit with a baseball bat - 93% more...
    Theprednisonezone- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in PredniSONE
  25. link Fsmithracer
    Jtredskin, your comments have made us feel a little better and at ease to know we are not the only ones with these horrible side effects from Prednisone. My mother developed an RSI (repetitive strain injury) and was prescribed a 20 day treatment of P - 81% more...
    Fsmithracer- over a year ago
  26. link Babykrys
    PredniSONE anxiety disorder, taking medicine, weird side, face pain, foot injury
    I am on a 6 day treatment of PredniSONE 4mg for a foot injury that caused massive swelling. The swelling was gone after the first day of the treatment, but the side effects started the second day for me. I freaked out yesterday thinking that I was ha - 79% more...
    Babykrys- over a year ago - 2 Replies - in PredniSONE
  27. link Tfbgail
    I have been on and off this medication for about two years and a antibiotic. For the last 6 months i have been on steroids atleast three weeks out of the month. I am experiencing the same side effects as listed above. The rapid heart beats and sweati - 56% more...
    Tfbgail- over a year ago
  28. link James56
    PredniSONE tommorrow, allergic reaction, grass, docs
    I dont think this is a new side effect but Im on 40mg a day for 5 days for a sever allergic grass reaction, sure glad I found this site for I've only been on it 3 days and "FEEL LIKE $%#^&, I'll take the allergic reaction-whats with these Do - 52% more...
    James56- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in PredniSONE
  29. link Ashlie
    I got a dose pack that was like 22 pills to take over 5 days (8 the first day, then 6 and so on down to one on the last day). I was given this for a sinus infection and bronchitis. No one told me there were any side effects. Well 5 days later and my - 75% more...
    Ashlie- over a year ago
  30. link Donewithdocs
    In Pain after 1 dose
    Went into the ER for some breathing problems and they made me take 60mg of Prednisone there then sent me home with a scrip. Within 2 hours of leaving the hospital, I started sweating horribly, which is very abnormal, and Istarted having severe muscle - 58% more...
    Donewithdocs- over a year ago - 3 Replies - in PredniSONE
  31. link Ashlie
    Oh yeah I forgot to mention the horrible gas and bowel movements which resemble tiny BLACK pebbles WTF
    Ashlie- over a year ago
  32. link Ashlie
    I got a dose pack that was like 22 pills to take over 5 days (8 the first day, then 6 and so on down to one on the last day). I was given this for a sinus infection and bronchitis. No one told me there were any side effects not even when the pharmaci - 76% more...
    Ashlie- over a year ago
  33. link Keswanis
    I was on 60 mg Prednisolon several years ago. I had similar problems from the first dose. Muscle pain, muscle weakness, headache, trembles, insomnia. The Doc said it was NOT due to steroids. These were supposed to help. He had not come across patient - 69% more...
    Keswanis- over a year ago
  34. link Dannylite
    low dose side effects....a few questions for anyone who can help
    i took 40 mg of prednisone a day for 7 days and i have been off the drug for about 48 hours and i'm experiencing anxiety problems that are making me worry and my heart often feels like it it going to beat out of my chest. i was just wondering if this - 30% more...
    Dannylite- over a year ago - 2 Replies - in PredniSONE
  35. link Ashlie
    I got a dose pack that was like 22 pills to take over 5 days (8 the first day, then 6 and so on down to one on the last day). I was given this for a sinus infection and bronchitis. No one told me there were any side effects. Well 5 days later and my - 74% more...
    Ashlie- over a year ago
  36. link Pessimistinpink
    PredniSONE headaches and dizziness, dull headache, throbbing headache, red dots, doctors office
    Hi, going to try to explain what's been going on and why I think my headaches and dizziness may be due to prednisone. I'm in dire need of answers . sorry this is long, I'm very frustrated atm :( 9 days ago I went to the E.R. due to an allergic reacti - 94% more...
    Pessimistinpink- over a year ago - 4 Replies - in PredniSONE
  37. link Poupon
    I'm going through this right now. I had a ct scan and had a reaction to the iodine contrast (major hives, minor breathing problems). They gave me a shot of 50 mg of prednisone and sent me to the er to be watched for two hours. At the ER, they gave me - 87% more...
    Poupon- over a year ago
  38. link Cheyenne
    PredniSONE mood swings, moon face, decreased sex drive, weight gain, pulmonary aspergillosis
    I have been on pred for almost 2 years for bronchial pulmonary aspergillosis. Which is a fungus in the lungs. I started with 40 mgs. a day. At first no symptoms no even weight gain.But after first month weight gain started with the moon face and big - 80% more...
    Cheyenne- over a year ago - 2 Replies - in PredniSONE
  39. link Csldhb
    Hi I know the feeling I have been on prednisone for 23 years because of APBA and i am to afraid to tell my family or friend the reason for side effects incase they treat me diffrent byt my husband is gettng bothered by the min. intimacy and all the o - 22% more...
    Csldhb- over a year ago
  40. link Laurababylon
    WARNING: Please pass this on!
    Warning: Prednisone is being handed out like candy to children! Hello, I am writing this post today in hopes to spread some awareness on what i see is nothing short of an epidemic. The drug prednisone has seemingly become prescribed as a standard pro - 90% more...
    Laurababylon- over a year ago - 8 Replies - in PredniSONE
  41. link Aaabbb
    Just found the e-mail feature with your earlier reply. You can ignore this post now, ha.
    Aaabbb- over a year ago