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Steroids

Also known as Alclometasone, Beclomethasone, Betamethasone, Budesonide, Clobetasol, Deflazacort, Dexamethasone, Diflucortolone, Eumovate, Fludrocortisone, Fludroxycortide, Fluocinolone, Fluticasone, Hydrocortisone, Methylprednisolone, Mometasone, Nasonex, Prednisolone

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  • Feeling horrible after been on the steroid prednisone

    Hi all , wonder if anyone can help .. I was put on prednisone steroid for 5 days after I went to my doctor last Thursday wif a cough and slightly tight chest .. I was on 8 tabs a day and I'm sure they were 5mg .. I finished them on Monday past .. Since Sunday tho I have been feeling quite weird like...

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  • Withdrawal and effects of Prednisone

    Went on a 6-day prednisone pack for poison ivy.  Got a rebound case (very bad) on the second day after stopping.  Got a shot and another 6-day pack.  By the end of the second day, I started getting a different rash on various parts of my body.  Have dealt with it using oatmeal baths,...

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  • 4 months into Topical Steroid Withdrawal and I need some insight

    Quick background: Im a 19 yr old female, had eczema on my body all my life (mostly my neck and inner elbows), had some sort of facial skin condition for a short period of time (i have no idea what cuz I was too understand what and my parents never took me to the doctors for it), all skin conditions were...

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  • Prednisolone withdrawal side effects

    Hi, I'm a new member and wonder if anyone can give me some info about the side effects of withdrawing prednsiolone at the lower doses.  I have a lung condition called crytogenic organising pneumonia and have been on Prednisolone for a year now gradually reducing from 40 mg this time last year...

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  • Steroid overload side effects?

    2 things I know abt steroids. Ballooning & hanging from the ceiling by my claws.  In hospital rec’d Massage doses of steroids but wasn’t told there is a whole book just about the side effects. While asleep I had a psychotic episode. Supposedly my fault. At home & have lost all control of...

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  • Peeling of the lips and sore mouth and tongue

    I have a disease called Bechet's which requires taking predinsone for a period of time or bursts of predisone depending if I have a flare up with Bechet's. When I tapered off of predisone and I am done taking it after a few days my lips inside and out get raw and sore with white blisters forming...

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  • Prednisolone advice

    Hi I was put on prednisolone for brain inflammation due to a probable autoimmune disorder. In January I left hospital with a plan of 40mg a day tapering 5mg a day until 20mg. At 20mg I stayed until I had a review with neurologist on 23rd Feb.. They come up with a plan to drop 5mg a month until off. 15mg...

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  • prednisolone

    I have been given prednisolone to take 8 a day how is this drug little worried hoping it has less nasty side effects like the fluoxetine am on for mental health

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  • Help !!! I'M SCARED Withdrawal

    I was on prednisone 5days 40mg week after stopping i have blurr vision and light sensitivity and other withdrawl symptoms. Has anyone has this experience with stopping or decrease dosage and if so how long did it last after stopping this drug . If so did anything help or make it better. Also i have...

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  • Panic attack and slaapplaatsen after use prednisone

    Hi everybody! I have a question.. I have been on prednisone for 10 days 30 MG because of a severe Sinus infection. The first days were not a problem but after the fourth day I started to experience sleepless. After 8 days I was totally unable to sleep and start to get really nervous and anxious. I...

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  • Taken twice my dose of steroids

    Hi my grandad is on steroids for a chest infection. He was told to take 8 tablets a day. My uncle gave him today’s dose but my grandad forgot that he had taken them, so my nan give him another 8. Is this dangerous? Many thanks Stacey x

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  • Prednisone side effect

    Hi everyone, I have recently develope tinnitus, and I was prescribed prednisone 12 days: 4 tab 3 days (40mg) 3 tab 3 days (30mg) 2 tab 3 days (20mg) 1 tab 3 days (10mg) my last day on Mar 9, 2018. But I still have side effect not going away that are driving me crazy, I want to know for how long all...

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  • Prednisone Withdrawal

    Hi i was on predisone 5days 40 mg for an allergic reaction 3 days after stop i experience heart pap,fatigue,nausea and chills. A week later i had insomina and couldn't sleep. 2 week later im now having blurry vision and light sensitivity is it possible its from predisone withdrawal.

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  • Cataracts

    Hello! I have been on and off of predinsone for the last few years for my autoinumne disorder, when I was 50 my eye doctor found that I had two small cataracts and nothing to worry about at that time could see just fine but last fall I noticed I was having trouble seeing clearly and at night driving....

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  • Prednisone side effects

    Hi everyone, i was on prednisone for 6 days, i had 40 mg for 3 days and then 30 mg for 3 days. My course had more 9 days of 20 mg 3 days then 10 mg for 3 days and then 5 mg for 3 days but i did not tame it beacuse from the very 2nd day of the 40mg tablet i started having problems. I started feeling very...

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  • Some concerns about Prednisone

    So I’ve been sick for a long time, like a few months, it started off as a normal cold and ended up being a lingering cough with chest congestion and sinus issues. I went to the doctor, and my nasal test and chest x-ray all came out fine. The doctor then prescribed me 5 50mg tabs of prednisone to take...

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  • Prednisone

    My daughter is 3 yrs old she has croup, bronchitis and ear infection her Dr put her on prednisone 15mg and I'm also on it do to having bronchitis but heart rate at rest is 128-148 is that normal btw first time mom

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  • Prednisolone withdrawal - skin rash

    I have been taking Prednisolone at varying doses for pretty much the last 12 months, i was initially waiting for surgery on nasal polyps and taking steroids for a prolonged period of time, after the surgery I was prescribed a heavy course again by the surgeon. Since the surgery I have had problems with...

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  • Withdrawal?

    Hi, I was on 40mg if prednisone for 5 days because I had a test come back saying I had slightly elevated inflammation somewhere in my body. The test results were ran for chest pain I have been having. Now that I have been off of it for a couple of days I have had constant severe headaches, vision changes,...

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  • Dexamathesone

    Anyone do a 3 day course, 60 mg a day? Feeling really weird and having vision issues after finishing 

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  • Prednisolone withdrawal

    Lowered my dose 3 weeks ago feeling so anxious since and sleep is difficult ,just wondered if anyone has had bad side effects of withdrawal

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  • Is this an allergic reaction to prednisolone?

    i have UC and put on 30 mg prednisolone to taper down 5 mg every week. This is my 3 rd week. I feel my tongue tingling, my mouth quite thick and pressure behind my eyes. I have never experienced this before. Are these symptoms typical of developing a moon face. A bit worried. Thank you.

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  • Steroid withdrawal

    Hello, sorry this is going to be long. May 2017 I had sudden hearing loss. The ENT prescribed 50mg of prednisone for 5 days and then down to 25 for 10 days and then stop. It happened again in July with the same prescription, then again in October. However this time I had a horrible reaction and was...

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  • 2 weeks off prednisolone

    Ok so it's been 2 weeks since I took my last prednisolone tablet and the withdrawal symptoms don't really seem to be subsiding. The main issues revolve around the following Breathlessness just walking Really quite bad aches and pains in my legs and back when waking up Skin rash / hives that...

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  • Prednisone

    Hey everyone,  I’m here because of Ann allergic reaction to some medication and my tongue swellled up on. I went the hospital. Before I was discharged I was given 3 20mg pills and a prescription for 8 more in which I would be on my last dose come Tuesday. Just need some support getting through this...

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  • Steroids are bad for skin?

    So I'm wondering if anyone else has had this side effect from using nasal spray steroids or steroids in general. I've been on Nasonex since June for chronic swollen turbinates (glands in the nose) and have to stay on them indefinitely. It makes skin breaks out horribly. Especially my broken capillaries...

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  • A Long Term Prednisolone User

    I've been interested to read other peoples experiences of Prednisolone on this site and, as a long term Pred user, thought I'd contribute. I was diagnosed with Sarcoidosis of the lungs about 15 years ago. At the time my airways were so badly inflamed and scarred, and my breathing seriously impaired,...

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  • Flu symptoms and wheezing

    I had flu symptoms 3 weeks ago, then I started wheezing. I had antibiotics for 5 days, then a steroid for 5 days. Sill huts when breathing in. I also still have a cough!

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  • Injections

    I need to have an injection in my lumbar area for bulging discs that are wrapped around a nerve. The doctor told me today that I need to wait 30 days because I was on oral steroids. Does anyone know why I can't get the injection having been on steroids for a week? 

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  • Problem with getting my prescriptioni

    I am currently taking hydroxychloroquine for alapecia my question is does any one have difficulty getting GP to prescribe it as mine says he cant consultant says he can so who do i believe, at the.moment having to ask consultant for it every few months, I would be grateful if anyone can help, thank you

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