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Princess Alexandra and PMR

I guess most of us are old enough (young enough) to remember when Princess Alex ...

HIGH ESR CONSEQUENCES?

I have read a lot of the posts on here saying that a raised ESR can cause more '...

Thought I was down to 30mg Pred....wrong!!

Having successfully reduced from 50mg to 45mg Pred for 3 weeks, then to 40mg, st...
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My esr is now very low (9) and I have reduced to 2.5 prednisone. All over pain has resumed, Anyone else have this experience?

I was diagnosed in April, 2013, after an acute episode. esr was 90. 40 mgs of ...

? My symptoms not typical.

I first posted in a blog on 5 Jun 2013. I saw my GP the following week ESR and C...

hi can you please tell me if osteoporosis just affects your back bones

as i have had my ribs fell like they have cracked for a number of years sometime...

Another development!

After a morning being short of breath,I laid on the bed.Got phone call from GP t...

My adventures with the beasts

My adventure with \"The Beasts of PMR GCA and PREDISALONE\" so far. For the la...

Atypical PMR - was responding to steroids, not now

Four years ago I was diagnosed with PMR with an ESR of 20. All settled with ste...

diagnosed with PMR 3 months ago was put on perdisalone for 2 months then suddenly stopped. Pain returned told to take Ibuprofen. What now?

55 ESR READING, IS THIS SERIOUS?

I was diagnosed PMR with raised ESR to 40 two years ago. Everything stabilised ...

Is It always necessary to take omprazamol with preds or is there an alternative on lower doses

Hello, I have gone back up to20mg from 15mg of pred. For 10 days. As was having neck / shoulder pain.

Have doubled up on stomach protecters, because I have 'bowel issues'. Is this co...

If one contracts an infection eg a cold etc shoukd you increase the dose of your predes if so by how much

Hi every one,can you help me please.

Hi saw rheumy last week and he wants to reduce my preds and that is good as I ha...

Has anyone suffered from an apparent asthma attack whilst being on preds

I recently suffered a coughing fit which came out of nowhere it lasted about hal...

Osteoporosis risk or Cardiac risk?

I was unable to be prescribed Alendronic Acid and have been taking Strontium Ran...

Question about PMR and Fibromyalgia.

Afternoon guys, Getting lots of vitamin D at the moment in Spain. I have a...

Sweating, shakiness alongside PMR problems - steroids or other cause.

I'm 67 and have a long history of dysthymia / chronic depression with exacerbati...

Reducing Pred 1/2 mg ,down to 17.5 from 20.Rhemy passed me over to Dr, who lets me do my own thing .Is this typical pred reduction symptoms

77 year old male,PMR since July'12.add.meds,Thyroxine, Allupurinol/gout since '8...

Will I ever get better?

Trish 29 asking will I ever get better? 8years of this horrible condition.PMR . ...

British Society of Rheumatology Guidelines

The BSR guidelines for PMR and GCA are currently up for review and updating, and...

Flare - saw rheumatologist yesterday

I am currently supposed to be on 10mg prednisolone daily, having had a week of 1...

On Line Newsletter

http://www.pmr-gca-northeast.org.uk/assets/pmr_resource_51.pdf Issue June 201...

a month into my diagnosis of pmr and undiagnosed gca?

hi everybody out there one month in on 15mg pred .it has cleared my aches & pain...

Just Found Forum

Hello the Forum I'm a bloke aged 62. Just thought I would share my story. ...

Side effects of prednisolone

I'm writing on behalf of my 86-year-old mum, who was diagnosed with PMR and GCA ...

Normal blood results but continue to have head pains and fatigue.

Diagnosed with GCA two and a half years ago. Off Prednisolone and now take 10mg...

New to Forum

Hello all, I am new to this forum. Diagnosed in 2011 with PMR. I was started on...

I am new to this site and diagnosed with PMR in March 2013 (56 yrs old and female). Down to 15 mg predn.,

but still in a lot of discomfort daily. Seeing the Rheumyin 2 weeks. What is the...