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The Prednisone Chronicals by Keli Roberts Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth MavenFacebook Posted Fri 13 May 2011 6:17pm In 1999 I was having serous trouble with fatigue, muscle soreness, stiffness and weakness, I could hardly walk around the block. At the urging of my physical therapist I went to a a doctor and after many tests, including a muscle biopsy, I was diagnosed with Polymyositis and was promptly put on a huge cocktail of medications that included hig ... Read on »
The Prednisone Blues by Sasha .. Patient Expert Posted Sun 28 Sep 2008 9:25pm Now I’ve been on prednisone for 1 month and I feel so “yucky” and fat. I’ve NEVER been overweight in my entire life and I can’t handle this well. I feel like a lump. It’s the perfect word to describe my sentiments now. Ironically, Prednisone helps the swelling go down dramatically. Without it I can’t seem to get out of bed - but with it ... Read on »
Tapering Of Prednisone And My Own Prednisone Battle by animekid Posted Wed 01 Sep 2010 12:00am Hi there everyone. Tapering off of Prednisone is a pretty complicated subject in my opinion because of some of the different ways of doing it. Just the other day I received something from someone who may no longer be  a Facebook member as to a ... Read on »
Prednisone vs. the killer drug reaction by Carla U. Patient Expert Posted Sat 09 Feb 2013 9:49pm Thanks to a severe allergic reaction to a medication, this is me for the next 6 days, on prednisone (plus i got a shot in the butt this time!) Those of you who know me or have read my book or heard me sing this song know I am NOT fan of predn ... Read on »
Ode to Prednisone: A Late-Night Performance by Piper Beatty Posted Fri 20 Nov 2009 9:58pm Prednisone, oh PrednisoneWherefore art thou . . . so. freaking. annoying???? It's 1 am. I'm tired. Really. Honestly. Actually, "exhausted" might be a better word for it. I feel as though I could literally just let go and sleep for a day. Well, I feel as though I could sleep for a day, that is, if I weren't on 40 mg of prednisone daily as p ... Read on »
Prednisone by Amy Silcox Patient Expert Posted Wed 26 Jan 2011 10:45pm I'm starting to think my Cyster Tara is on to something....a maintenance dose of prednisone might be a good idea. I am tight.  I am inflamed.  I am spastic. Oh, in my lungs :) I'm short of breath with a lot of things.  I get tired very easily.  My lungs just all around hurt.  But my mucus production is low.  What I do cough up is light y ... Read on »
Prednisone by Taxingwoman Patient Expert Posted Tue 27 Jan 2009 6:22pm So many things I want to write about only as usual, I'm too tired. What a wasted evening. I did buy a cd today by IL Divo, which I might pop into the cd player and listen to it in bed tonight. That should help to chase away these blues. Yeah I know I should be downloading this stuff on to the mp3 on my phone, but I'm old school and still enjoy li ... Read on »
an ode to prednisone by Lauren Posted Mon 14 Jul 2008 12:00am awakening! i use this word because i had an amazing weekend. i was … able to… walk AROUND! saturday night i got back to the apartment at around 9 pm from a day of experiencing one of my most favorites places in the world: downtown nyc. i smelled like i was walking around a hot manhattan all day: layers upon layers of the city cover ... Read on »
Corticosteroids (Prednisone) by Lauren B. Patient Expert Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 6:59pm Corticosteroids are often prescribed to cystic fibrosis patients as a way to decrease inflammation in the body. When given in an initially large (sometimes called a “burst”) then tapering dose, corticosteroids such as prednisone have been shown to be effective in dealing with the short-term inflammation problems caused by asthma and allergies. ... Read on »
Officially off Prednisone!! by Sasha .. Patient Expert Posted Mon 29 Sep 2008 9:08pm I am now officially 5 days off of prednisone.  This evil beast.  Look up prednisone in google images and you’ll see loads of people looking like I do.  I’m not alone.  bloated, heavy, grumpy, big cheeks, crazy!! I went down super slow - beyond slow - which is what i’d recommend. after 5 mg I actually went down 1mg every 5 days. I’m already lo ... Read on »