PredniSONE Side Effects

Side effects and experiences with PredniSONE by users like you. Post Yours Now.
  1. 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
  2. link Aaabbb
    Thanks for the quick reply. I know this might sound kind of odd, but if you drink, when were you able to start drinking again? I have a wedding comming up in a few weeks, which will be 5 weeks after my last dose, and was hoping to hear how drinking a - 20% more...
    Aaabbb- over a year ago
  3. link Laurababylon
    Hello, I would have to say the biggest symptom that lingered was the anxiety and trouble sleeping but also a general feeling of tiredness and irritability was still there too. It got less and less each week. I felt better but it was still effecting m - 78% more...
    Laurababylon- over a year ago
  4. link Aaabbb
    LauraBabylon - I have been finished with a 7 day dose of prednisone for almost three weeks now. Can you tell me when you first noticed your symptoms starting to go away. What symptoms lingered on after the first four weeks. How much better did you fe - 47% more...
    Aaabbb- over a year ago
  5. 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
  6. link Amyf1491
    PredniSONE increased appetite, moon face, weight gain, mounths, eating disorder
    I have been on Prednisone now for a year and started on 60 mg and am now down to 20mg a day....I have definitely had an increased appetite and have gained about 40-50 lbs and have a severe moon face...I have become very depressed due to the weight ga - 53% more...
    Amyf1491- over a year ago - 3 Replies - in PredniSONE
  7. link Adorexni
    I feel the same way. The whole weight gain & increased appetite. I'm taking 100 mg per day. It's awful. I'm trying to stay positive & love my body no matter what it looks like through this prednisone crap. I have no idea how much I weigh. I'm - 36% more...
    Adorexni- over a year ago
  8. link Basketcase
    Given IV steroids at hospital... please help me!
    I was given an IV steroid at the hospital 2 days ago. i cannot afford to get the presciption they gave me filled so i had to quit cold turkey. im feling very scared and shakey. my chest hurts and my mind is racing. am i going to die from stopping aft - 18% more...
    Basketcase- over a year ago - 3 Replies - in PredniSONE
  9. link 47140
    Hope you are well, if possible please update your condition.
    47140- over a year ago
  10. link 47140
    Please seek medical attention ASAP
    47140- over a year ago
  11. link
    Go to the emergency room Now!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    Anonymous- over a year ago
  12. 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
  13. link Basketcase
    Someone please help me! I was given IV steroids at the hospital and icouldnt afford to get the prescription filled so i had to quit cold turkey after one dose. I feel very sickand very anxious. im scared to death my chest hurts and my arms are shakin - 27% more...
    Basketcase- over a year ago
  14. link Jdsharma
    ive been on prednisone for about 3 months now, i started at 50mg
    i started at 50mg and then they increased my dosage to 100mg for quite sometime. im now finally down to 30mg. i lower the dose by 5 mg every two days. i experience extreme side effects mainly body pain, stomach ulcer, joint pain and most important my - 25% more...
    Jdsharma- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in PredniSONE
  15. link Earthsister10
    I can relate...after a year of being off my anti-depressants for 7 years I am going back on them. The first battle was severe social anxiety after taking 60 mg for long course treatment. I am currenty weaning off 50 mg and am an absolute mess. So tir - 32% more...
    Earthsister10- over a year ago
  16. 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
  17. link Earthsister10
    Do any of you also have trouble concentrating and organizing your thoughts? I am just so 'scattered' which also ties in with a vicious cycle of insomnia and anxiety.
    Earthsister10- over a year ago
  18. link Narobi
    My mother was prescribed Prednisone to treat her pulmonary fibrosis. About five days in she started getting confused, thinking her medical doctor didn't know about the prescriptions her other doctors were giving her. The next day she began thinking t - 63% more...
    Narobi- over a year ago
  19. link Earthsister10
    I am glad I am not the only one feeling crazy and thinking it's got to be Prednisone! My first experience with Prednisone was 10 years ago and I was left with acne scars and a social anxiety disorder. My anxiety was so debilitating that I could barel - 85% more...
    Earthsister10- over a year ago
  20. link Keebs31002
    I've been on Toperol for about 2 weeks. I am doing fine on it. Of course, my dad is also on it and so is my brother. So maybe the Prednisone just brought to surface an underlying problem. I only take half a pill though because he didn't want it to lo - 38% more...
    Keebs31002- over a year ago
  21. link Clo7760
    wow thank you again....the more you write the better I feel lol....That does help a bit and my husband says I need to stop taking my blood pressure with his pressure cuff...he says that is making it worse and I think he is right! Thanks again and hop - 33% more...
    Clo7760- over a year ago
  22. link Laurababylon
    lol i think someone could have told me i won the lotto and i would have been panicked when i was having my side effects, i was a basket case to say the least. Mine didn't really start till after i stopped taking them either, from what i have gathered - 66% more...
    Laurababylon- over a year ago
  23. link Clo7760
    Thank you Laura....this does help a bit but until I have that lovely test tomm...I'm still in a bit of a panic....I hope it is the preds and not something else. It does help to see other people in the same boat as me just dont' understand why it is g - 42% more...
    Clo7760- over a year ago
  24. link Laurababylon
    Hi Clo, did you read the other comments? They can answer your questions but first i want to say DONT PANIC lol even though im sure its hard to at the moment. Rapid heart beat is a very common side effect to this drug. I only took it for 7 days and i - 80% more...
    Laurababylon- over a year ago
  25. link Andycolnago
    PredniSONE prednisone, conquest, bicycle, medication, miracle drug
    I have been on Prednisone for 3 months for PMR (polymyalgia rheumatica)and so far the pros have far outweighed the cons. PMR is an extremely painful condition that affects the shoulders and hips especially at night and early morning, I spent all of D - 77% more...
    Andycolnago- over a year ago - 7 Replies - in PredniSONE
  26. link Uncleerny
    anybody else having memory problems, my husband has pmr and giant cell and his short term memory is so bad since he started prednisone
    Uncleerny- over a year ago
  27. link Lulu77
    PredniSONE rash on, acne, long time, information fact sheet, solu medrol
    9 day course of prednisone for a rash on my face and neck. started getting big zits right after i stopped and now 3 months later am still getting them, especially around my period. i had been acne free for a year and a half prior to this. has anyone - 23% more...
    Lulu77- over a year ago - 2 Replies - in PredniSONE
  28. link Earthsister10
    Thank you for the post (even though it is more than a year ago). There is not a surface of my face that isn't inflammed with a zit, whitehead or blackhead. I can barely look in the mirror without anticipating an acute anxiety attack at the sight of m - 42% more...
    Earthsister10- over a year ago
  29. link Sweetcilantro
    Acne after stopping prednisone?
    I'm a 23-year-old female who was recently diagnosed with Bell's palsy, a condition in which facial muscles are paralyzed on one side of the face. As I was told, a standard course of Acyclovir and Prednisone would cause the symptoms to disappear over - 72% more...
    Sweetcilantro- over a year ago - 3 Replies - in PredniSONE
  30. link Earthsister10
    Prednisone causes acne. I have been left with scars as a result. The breakouts will subside one the drug is out of your system.
    Earthsister10- over a year ago
  31. link Edorothy
    direct sunlight wile taking prednisone
    since feb./4th/11 Ive been selling valintine baskets in the direct sunlight my face looks like a chunky tanned balloon I didnt know to stay out of the sun,I now ware a cap every day till the 14th, 4 more days
    Edorothy- over a year ago - in PredniSONE
  32. link Edorothy
    taking prednisone for diabetic ankle ulsers
    Ive been taking Prednisone now for aprox. 18 days, during a virous for 4 days couldnt eat so I didnt take my pills,low and behold my wound began gitting holes in wound, my home care nurse told me tell the doctor about the extended holes so I did him - 61% more...
    Edorothy- over a year ago - in PredniSONE
  33. 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
  34. link Lorax
    I too was prescribed 40 mg of Prednisone for 5 days for an allergic reaction that put me in the ER. It is now the third day post the med and I feel horrible. I have all the symptoms mentioned in the previous posts in addition to a constant headache.. - 18% more...
    Lorax- over a year ago