I hate pred. Don't get me wrong, I love that it does it's job. But I hate the side effects, like the insomnia (which I already have, so added with a 5 day pred increase to 30mg- which isn't the end of the world,
Ode to a steriod.by
I've been put on a course of prednisolone. And all I can think about is the last time...'.
This dose of prednisolone is 20mg (four 5mg tablets) once a day for two weeks, then down to 15mg a day...
The dawn that wasn't - Part 3by
In September 1997, my doctor decided to try a course of steroids. So, I started taking Prednisolone.
My kidney function started improving. The gaps between dialysis sessions could be increased...
Steroid Wars . . .by
Back in the early 90s Prednisolone tablets were on my repeat list and had been for some time... of any overt symptoms, I started a course of Prednisolone, 30mg daily. My response was even more
According to my girlfriend my skin glows when I’m on the prednisolone. I’m guessing... every two weeks, and hopefully this time at the end of it all I’ll come off the prednisolone for good...
Wednesday's diary on a Thursday 1.7by
Ta-da! Back on the prednisolone.
Wednesday 7th November:
6am Loose stool, blood
8.40pm Blood mucus
6 x Mesalazine 400mg
6 x Prednisolone 5mg
3 x Ferrous Sulphate...
Good Dex/Bad Dex: Part 3by
Unfortunately dexamethasone (and his little brothers prednisolone, methylprednisolone, and prednisone) can cause many serious side effects. Most are temporary and will go away when the medication...
Wednesday's diary on a Thursday 3.1by
No more prednisolone. The pred has fled. Azathioprine and asacol are now on their own. Have they got what it takes? It reminds me of James Garner and Donald Pleasence in The Great Escape, where they steal...
What Should I Treat It As?by
...and she has got some wheeze in her chest. Hence, I should give her a steroid (prednisolone) and bronchodilator.
Later on, I informed my reg about this. He said that he would have just given her the prednisolone...