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Prednisone

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Treatment Information
The generic name of this medication is Prednisone and Brand Name is Sterapred.
The active ingredients of this medication is Prednisone.
Prednisone is Manufactured by MUTUAL PHARMACEUTICAL COMPANY, INC.
Mainly used in treating severe allergies, arthritis, asthma, multiple sclerosis and skin conditions.
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20 Sep 2018 I do have respect for it but Ive been on it to long! im not sure but Ive google it now I am coming down to get off it I told my doctor maybe its the prednisolne! he said it could be almost like migraines it said on google women can suffer tinnus in the ear a side effect
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17 Jan 2015 I woudnt take again.......helped bumps under skin get smaller ........but didnt outweigh sde effects.....esp dizziness........weight gain.. swellng in mid section face & under chin. hyperness........I want to scream,,,,,,,so nervous ........only thing I like is I have a lot of energy.........less sleep...but woke up alert.......Im down to 2 a day then 1 a day then off.....never take again.................I will just have face injected wth steroid driiecty nxt time
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30 Apr 2012 My doctor prescribed this to me when I had mono, to reduce the swelling in my throat. For the first day or so, it helped. But then I started to be extremely anxious, I started crying for absolutely no reason, I couldn't sleep. So I stopped taking it. I recovered fine without it.
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03 Feb 2012 i took it for 4-5 days and it helped me just within that amount of time
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31 Jan 2012 I take prednisone for Giant Cell Arteritis (very rare). Was at 90-100 mgs. for 6 months at beginning of illness 1.5 years ago and started etanercept to enable me to cut down on the dose. I am now at 45 mgs., however I now have diabetes, cataracts, glaucoma, cushingoid syndrome, hypertension, hyperlipidemia, steatohepatitis, myopathy, insomnia, edema, hirsutism, ecchymoses and petechiae, and several other conditions because of the prednisone. BUT, I would die without it so I must continue. I take a total of 14 meds to deal with the side effects. BTW- 40/60 mgs. is a normal starting dose for GCA and most people resolve to a low maintenance dose in 6 months.
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