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When does weight gain kick in with pred?

I seem to be losing weight at the moment

How early to take prednisolone in the morning

Waking with some arm pain round 1am Does prednisolone affect sleep Does pred lea...

Has anyone been diagnosed with Temporal Arteritis had the blood test positive the first time , had the biopsy done about 5 days after being

on high dose prednisone that came back negative , and the 2nd blood test 7 days ...
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A little advice needed please!

I have been reading this forum since I was diagnosed in September last year. It ...

Evening all it might be the pred affecting my brain but here goes.i have been taking in the posts today tragic&disgracefull.

that people are put through this.I was wondering if any one had know how as to s...

its me again knackered as usual

I really don't know where to turn. I was told by my rheumy to stay at 5 mg until...

What can I Do?? Why does nobody understand that I do feel ill most of the day and have been fighting a Flare/ Virus for over a month.

I have been to and fro to my GPS surgery every week sometimes twice in that week...

Hi. This is a query directed to PMRpro Volunteer if I may. Having reduced from 20mg to 8mg -April to December 2013.

My dose was increased to 15mg by rheumatologist as I experienced a flare. She to...

Pmr

Was diagnosed with PMR yesterday. Took my first pred 5mg this morning and the pa...

PMR or something akin?--- The saga continues

My visit to a Gp at the practice on Monday left me bemused for, although ...

Funny headaches and funny hands.

I have had PMR for 2.5 years. Pred down to 4.5mg. Really beginning to feel a lot...

Does it ever go away?

I have had diagnosed PMR for about 3 1/2 years and was on steroid treatment for ...

Polymyalgia

Not able to deal with the pain. Waiting to have it confirmed on Monday week

down to 10mg,s of preds in fact going to 9.1/2 on Saturday,when

in the last few days have a slight headache and face quite red on taking my BP i...

GCA/apparently aging is an influence in GCA

Hi, wanted to post this. Was looking for further information on GCA and found th...

Thanks for answers, research.

Hi Everyone, want to say thanks for the answers and research on this aspect of d...

Survey

I had an e/mail from Healthunlocked saying \" I had been chosen for a patient ...

What are the markers of a flare?

I am moving homes and juggling crises in daily family life ( not a small issue)!...

Intern who prescribed azithr will be at the hosp./Thursday.Will call then

Hi, I called the hospital to speak with the treating intern from last night and ...

Emer. Room/Last Night/Pneumonia/prescribed azirothmycin

Hi Everyone, Thanks for the good information on quilones and medrol. I am taking...

Antiobiotics and prednisone ? Does anyone know if antibiotics are prescribed/congestion, fever, while you are on pred?

Have bad flu-like symptoms, going into the fourth day. They are not getting bet...

I am down to 2mg of Pred.This week end had a flare up. Should I go back up to 3mg or more. Any suggestions. Rheumie suggested reducing 1mg

per month I am due to see him in 2 weeks time.

Is my immune system on the blink?

I've had PMR for four years, I started on 20mg of Medrol and am now down to 4mg ...

I have GCA diagnosed 18months ago now down to 12mg from 60mg after a few blips. still get horrendous tiredness at times have to go to bed

Does anyone else get this exhausted feeling?

Dupuytren's contracture anyone? I have just been diagnosed with this and wondered if it was related to PMR in any way.

I noticed a hard lump on my palm, in line with my ring finger, off I went to the...

I had a cataract op on Mon and still feel seasick with very different sight in my eyes. Has anyone else had this problem? Did it settle?

I was diagnosed with PMR last May and am now on 9mg Pred having reduced from 12....

PMR-GCA Scotland AGM

The Scottish group AGM will be held on Tuesday 15 April, 2014 at the Queen's Hot...

Freezing cold feet and legs

Hi, Has anyone suffered with absolutely freezing cold feet and legs. I have had...

Plymouth Help Group

Thank you ever so much to everyone who attended our first meeting in Plymouth, i...

Hi I have PMR and GCA and currently For the last few months I've been getting cramping along inside of my feet and up my legs

whilst in bed. Today I've started with cramps in legs happening often. Could thi...