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I have noticed that there are many persons who have had the flu jab, but when i contacted my surgery they advised against it as it could not

be good because of taking the pred.Any observations as i am thinking maybe i sho...

Not feeling well again.......

Hi Everyone, Advice needed please. I have enjoyed a fairly quiet Xmas with jus...

Hello. How long after having flu should I wait before reducing prednisolone?

I have had a nasty bout of flu since just before Christmas. I haven't had a cold...
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As one year ends another will begin.

Hi all, hope you had a relatively pain free Christmas. As 2013 draws to an end, ...

Hi All. has anyone suffered from hair loss whilst taking Pred & associated drugs ie. Omeprazole & Alendronic Acid?

I am now on 20mg Pred after 6 months, trying to reduce very very slowly as my GC...

Please can PMRpro post steroid reduction pattern again.?? Thanks.S.

I have been taking 10 mgs Pred. Since nov 18th down from 25 mgs diagnosed PMR. In august have been fine on this dose, but the last 2days

Have woken up with the usual symptoms pain in upper arms, lower back and legs, a...

I need a quick answer if anyone can help.

Hi guys, Hope you all had a good Xmas. Where do I start, on the 23rd Dec I got...

What is the longest time anyone has been taking pred.without it having a serious effect on other parts of their anatomy?

A healthy 2014 to everyone and keep on trucking.xxSoo

Hi. I have RA and just started 15mg pred for PMR. Am terrified of the thought of GCA. How do you know it's not just a headache?

I've already been to A and E once due to a headache which I've had for five days...

Infra Red Lamps

Good morning everybody. It is quite a while since I entered a post. My brief his...

Christmas.

To everyone involved in this brilliant site.....thanks,and all future success.A ...

Overnight gone down with food poisoning or very nasty bug. Getting dehydrated and need to take my soluble pred. 20mg any advice?

How long can I delay taking it?

A Merry Christmas and a Healthy New Year to you all

I am sending Christmas and New Year wishes to all and hoping that 2014 will be g...

Does anyone suffer with severe pain in calfs? Can PMR affect your calfs ?

I have had PMR for a little over 2 years, and it has always been in the classic ...

Hi, i'm a member of HU(f.m.) looking for info. on behalf of my daughter, she is having tests, GCA/PMR, anxious about what it all means?

I would like to know if any members have experienced any problems taking Amitriptline tablets, I am down to 10mgs Pred. since 18/11/13, have

been okay so far . Doctor started me on above tabs. Have woken up since with ach...

I have PMR and GCA now down to 5mg pred. I had a fit or something this week. Everything went black and noise in head and I shook violently.

Husband with me said I shook and threw my book across the bed but it was brief. ...

I took the wrong dose of pred.

Morning guys, My wife and I decided it would be a good idea to follow your advi...

Has anyone on here been referred to physiotherapy for the pmr?

Hi all have been doing ok reducing preds slowly got to 5mg and then i developed an allergy in my eyes(thats what the optician said)

at the same time I began having stiff tired legs and slightly sore muscles in my...

I am now taking 10mgs. Pred. Since 18/11/13. I had blood test results back. All normal as I had a few aches in morning doctor prescribed ami

tiptyline tablets 10mgs for 2 weeks then 20mgs have only taken them for 2days, b...

need help to reduce steroids,inj June was on 30mg,s now down to 13mg,s but to day have really bad withdrawal symptoms .

I feel really need some help regarding the reduction monthly or weekly .Ritter A...

Been a while........................

Hi all, long time no..............post ? :) Hope you are all well-ish and lookin...

can it be right i am reducing by 5mg of prednisolone a day is this right.?

I have to have an MRA of head, and MRI of the orbits. Has anyone had these done?

I am due to have these 2 procedures on 31/12/13. Has anyone had an MRI of the or...

Hi everyone, I've had PMR for up to a year, then developed GCA, went on 60mg pred, reduced by 10mg every 2weeks. Since getting down to 30mg

my temple has started feeling tender again. I'm ringing my rheumatologist in the...

Feel awful today! So tired, sore, irritatable, can't stand noise, could cry!! Few good days there, now paying for it, 20mg pred,

Is this how everybody else feels?

What emphasis should I place on my ESR count every month? If it is below 8 I consider myself in good condition for the time.

I changed my 14.5mg Pred dose taken normally at 8.30am to 6.20am,whats happening to me?

Since March I have been reducing 20mg to 14.5 at 1.5mg fortnight,taken at breakf...