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Prednisone

At what dose doze your adrenal glands start to work ? And how long would it take...

Rheumatology journal publishes from the patient perspective

Hello everyone! It's a very small start, but I'm delighted to let you know that ...

GCA flare-up

Have just spoken to another GP at my surgery and he agrees I should be on much m...
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Serrapeptase

I have seen people raving about this on YouTube for PMR and on health pages on t...

Sensitive teeth on Pred?

Does anyone else suffer from sensitive teeth?? My teeth have become very sensit...

Side effects of predsisone

What are the side effects of predsisone withdrawal ? Am now on 6mgs from 7mgs ...

My Huge Face

My face has become so big, it actually hurts and I don't want to see anyone. I h...

Blood Test for PMR - Is it different from that for GCA?

I have had GCA since Jan 2013 and have regular blood tests. Would they show if I...

Do I or don't I go up on pred

Hi guys, Got over xmas day, toothache, stopped the bone tablet and dentist agre...

Double base V Diprobase

I asked my doctor for Doublebase cream or gel having read about it on here.Havi...

Up and down on pred

I have been on 10 mg pred since May, tried foolishly going down to 7.5, obvious...

colonoscopy

Hi everybody this morning I had my second colonoscopy, the first being three yea...

Can bad knee be fueling PMR?

Thank you to everyone eho sent reassuring posts re my impending knee surgery. N...

What causes PMR?

There's probably no answer to this, but why does one person gets an illness and ...

PMR Treatments

Hello everyone, I'm due to start using aziathropine as a bone sparing agent aft...

Prednisone taper and Methotrexate

Has anyone taken Methotrexate in addition to Prednisone for PMR? Did you take i...

Pregabalin

Hi, I am new at this, could anyone tell me whether they have ever been prescri...

Magnesium

I've been taking magnesium tabs for the last two weeks to help with my muscle pa...

Feeling good

It's a year since my PMR morphed into GCA overnight with scary visual symptoms a...

Oromorph

As the increase to 25 mg pred has not helped my flare after 12 days on this dose...

New medication prescribed - Alendronic acid. Pred and stomach problem

Alendronic acid and Pred? I'm worried about taking them both together. My Dexa s...

Alendronic Acid - I am thinking of trying without this for two or three months to see if my balance and walking improve.

I was diagnosed with GCA in January 2013 and put on steroids, Lansoprazole and A...

Biopsy

As someone with GCA I really sympathise and know what you are going through. I...

PMRGCAuk Helpline - there for you!

Hello everybody Just to remind you that, if you have a question, particularly a ...

Stiff Ankles

Thanks to PMRpro's advice on slow reduction, I have come down to 1mg per day, f...

Bladder stone just wonder.

Do you think you can pass a bladder stone that is 1/4 inch ? Are there meds to ...

PMR. Depression and fatigue

I was diagnosed with pmr just over a year ago. I started om 15mg of predisolone....

gca

hi, I have had GCA since feb. I started on 40mg steroid and am now down to 17.5m...

Hi am do to have a bladder stone removed.

I like to know what they give you with general anesthesia and dose it cause an...

Summer Newsletter

I really enjoyed reading the summer newsletter. I hope with the new format it w...