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40mg prednisolone - one dose or spread over day?

Currently taking 40mg pred once a day but wondering if I can split the doses?

How do depomedrone injections for PMR work? I guess they are slow-release somehow. Do you still get morning stiffness with them, I wonder?

Good News

After 25 months and a start dose of 15mg for PMR, I managed to come off the ster...
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Can anyone tell me if they have a problem with the shakes (trembles) I am down to 15 preds, Having days without pain, but totally drained

Spend 3 days hardly moving, only from bed to chair. Feeling shakey and giddy. Dr...

Atos assessment fail

I heard from DWP that I scored no points and my esa payments were stopped there ...

Susie, Does anyone know of a nutrition book that talks about fighting inflammation. One that has recipes and tells you what to eat and

what not.

West Sussex and Brighton Support Group

We are having another of our informal meet-ups on Tuesday 26th November at the S...

If medications work, how do you know when you've got rid of PMR

I started with pains shortly after changing my anti-coagulant from Warfarin to R...

Lansoprazole? Does anyone get side effects from taking this medication?

Good Morning to fellow PMR/GCA sufferers.. Does any one get side effects from L...

Susie, I have had PMR for 18months and have done pretty good. I am down to 3mg one day and 4mg of predis olone the next. Soon

I will go to 3mg for14 days and then 2mg one day and 3 the next. for 30 days. ...

Prednisolone -v- Methotrexate ?

I have been on Preds now for 18 months , starting with 50mg's / day and now down...

I remember a while ago a question someone asked on here about bloodshot eyes but can't find it now does anyone get them?

I was diagnosed with PMR 3 months ago & am now on 20mg pred. I have developed really bad snoring apart from the usual problems & have a sore

throat as a result. Is this a problem that others have or something separate. Th...

Does anyone have insights concerning the use of methotrexate along with a 5mg. daily dose of prednisone?

My doctor prescribed methotrexate in addition to prednisone, but I am not convin...

What is antiinflammatory diet

North Kent PMRGCAuk Support Group Meeting - Tuesday 12 November - Chelsfield, Orpington

Hello everyone! A reminder that the next meeting of the NorthKent PMRGCAuk Sup...

Sounds a daft question but can you have a drink when on treatment?

Please help us!

As I'm sure you know, this forum is run by volunteers from PMRGCAuk, the UK's na...

I went to see Professor Dasgupta yesterday and it appears that I don't actually have PMR after all.

So, after a year on steroids, that have not been necessary,and 20 months in pain...

New Kid on the Block!

Just joined the group (male, 62) and so very nice to know I am not alone in this...

Update on Temporal Artery Biopsy

Hi everyone, just thought I'd let you know have managed to get the result of bio...

I thought pmr only lasted for three years, my 3years are up in January,anyone had it longer?if so how long please!

Tiredness and fatigue does anyone else have it bad.

Ive had symptoms of pmr and gca,am type 1 diabetic also addisons disease, on pil...

Amitriptyline.. Good Morning to all PMR/GCA. Sufferers. Just had my first good nights sleep for a long time!! Hi

Good. Morning just to say thank you to all the nice people who answered my post...

How does one reduce pred doses by less than 1mg when, to the best of my knowledge the min dose of pred is 1mg, please excuse my ignorance.

Or does one have to cut the tablets, if so how do you achieve the accurate corre...