Gca steroid resistant
Hello. I have had GCA involving large arteries for about a year....
First Rituximab Infusion
Happy new year to everyone! On the 28th December, I had my first Rituximab infusion....
chemo 'feeds' bone met tumors?!!: "Chemotherapy induces JAG1 expression in osteoblasts, promoting chemoresistance in bone metastases"
Does anyone have access to this article? It sounds like the chemo, Docetaxel, which my husband finished last July, may not have helped the tu...
Which form of abiraterone?
New study below. Compared " a novel abiraterone acetate fine particle formulation ( AAFP ) 500mg plus methylprednisolone vs....
Recently diagnosed with ANCA Vasculitis.
Hi there! I'm new to this forum and on the 20th November I was diagnosed with pr3 small vessel vasculitis ( extra renal syndrome )....
Newly Diagnosed ~ Feeling Numb
Newly Diagnosed ~ Feeling Thumb Hi, My name is Carrie, I am 48 years old. Here is a bit of my history: For approx 1 year I have had symptoms ...
Doctor thinks it’s lupus
My rheumatologist thinks it’s lupus but wants to see me again in 2 months to confirm. I’m now on Celebrex, robaxin, Methylprednisolone And de...
The differences between Prednisone, Prednisolone, and Medrol.
jwb43, When you take prednisone, it must first be metabolized in the liver to its active form, prednisolone. And while oral prednisone and pr...
Side effects of EBRT
Side effects of of my radiation treatments has been in the NOT tolerable range, until my oncologist prescribed methylprednisolone steriod. Th...
What is wrong with me! Fibro ? Lupus? Rheumatoid? Or something else? !!!!!!!!
Ok so I definitely have degenerative cervical spinal stenosis that's being dealt with and a separate issue....... or is it?...
Hard to watch this at times!
Couple of points, my understanding is that the methlpred 500mg is approximately 45mg of pred?...
I've looked into steroids before, usually searching " steroids for spasticity " This time, I searched " for demyelination ". Get this......
Update from last week
As I have stated below I am convinced by his reaction to the steroid that this is PMR and not R/A, and by reducing the dose so rapid will con...
Depo-medrol Injections for the treatment of PMR
Based on symptoms, I learned that I was likely suffering from PMR and the treatment would include long term-high dose steroids; which I knew ...
Potassium Deficiency From Steroid Therapy
I recently suffered from hypokalemia ( potassium deficiency ) as a result of methylprednisolone therapy for PMR, and required approximately 4...
I had a depot methylprednisolone a month ago. At the same time I started 10mg of leflunomide....
I have never had a flare and I don't want one now....
Quick run down on my journey: Diagnosed with PMR at age 55 in January 2016....
Feet and ankle swelling after quitting/stopping prednisone
This is my 2nd dose pack of methylprednisolone, it usually starts with 7 tablets first day and goes down to 1 tab the last day of a 7 day pac...
Beta Blocker for the Side Effects of Methylprednisolone
I have been receiving injections of depo-medrol ( metylprednisolone ) for PMR since August 4, 2016. Soon after, my appetite returned; ending ...
One Giant Flare-Up
We thought we were doing fine until last night. Spent 5 hours in the hospital with a methylprednisolone and hydromorphone IV injections....
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