Prednisone review

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can you tell me your experience about this medication i have to take it tomorrow freaking out ....

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    firstly not everyones experiences are the same so get more reviews and decide yourself. i have been on steriods for 2 1/2 years have put on a couple stone however when on a 30 mg dose i am very active cant sit down or sleep as my dose lowers to around 10mg my symptoms get bad again and they just up the dose. my white blood cells are elevated whether that due to up and downs of steriods im not sure. i recently got referred to Bristol who has given steriod based inhalers and wants to see if he can get me if prednisoline tabs. down to 10mg tabs at moment and ok so touching wood. this is a short description of my experience however yours could go very differenly depends why you going on them. I really wish you well and hope if you decide to take them they work for you keep us informed and get well soon regards Doreen

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    Your doctor obviously thinks your body has inflammation somewhere. You are taking them for a very short time, but take what your doctor tells you, don't try and fiddle around yourself with different dosages. Some people on short term steroids take 100mg a day.

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      oh wow 100 is too much i will just take 20 mg a day is that alot ? he not reducing it he only gave me 10 for 5 days they are 20 mg so i will take 1 a day for 5 days 20 mg

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      once on them i am finding it hard to come off even though the dr decreases them gradually get to 5mg and then not able to do things without difficulty breathing. not a good thing to become reliant on so take care

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      yes i took the first dose last night and i been having alot heartburn and legs pain i dont want to take them again i m calling the doctor he never told me anything about side effects or anything

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      I was not suggesting you take 100mg a day I was just trying to point out that 20mg is quite a low dose in the order of things!! You are doing absolutely the right thing take two a day for five days and then stop and hopefully they will have helped.

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      both of what you are experiencing are quite common side effects i still get them after 27 mths on the dam things lets hope you get off them soon

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      oh ok yes i understand i know 😃 i took the first one yesterday i m having heartburn legs pain now i m scared to take it again on top of that my doctor never told me anything about side effects or reducing it he no reducing it i m scared that may cause me trouble

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