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Prednisolone - changed brand - huge problem

I've been on Pred (for GCA) since Nov 2016. Gradually reducing (with a few hicc...

Tapered to 1 MG. and counting...

I am a week or so away from reaching a taper to 1 mg. of Prednisone. I will have...

Advice please

Hi everyone I need a bit of advice once again ,as I have said recently after wri...
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Prednisolone and eye pressure

Can anyone point me in the right direction for information on what doses of Pre...

Stopping Prednisolone

Hi Looking for advice regarding my 91 year old mum, in brief she was diagnosed 3...

Pride before a fall update

I recently reduced to 22.5 whilst on holiday in sunny climes. Nine days later up...

Cataracts and Prednisone

I just saw my opthalmologist who said I had cataracts from aging, but was now de...

Burn out

How will I know if my one has improved. I don't know when to reduce the steroids...

Patches of bruising

Hi Not posted for awhile. Just returned from visit to Australia and long journey...

Symptoms tracker/pred dosage planner?

Hello Has anyone got a method of plotting symptoms against their pred dose they ...

GCA some interesting info in large Swedish study

Hi all There are so many well-informed people on this forum and I appreciate all...

Taking predisilone and flu shots

My husband is on predisilone for copd at the moment can he have the flu needle a...

CRP AND ESR

I have my ESR and CRP checked every so often. In February my ESR was 58 and CRP ...

Vasculitus

Hi would pro tell me if there is any connections to pmr and vasculitus are they ...

Time gap

What should time gap between taking Afdura tablet & Ecosprin AV 75?

Manuka Honey

Anybody on manuka honey and lemon. Any good results

Ever Experienced a Buying Fog?

Isn't it strange how PMR affects the purse/wallet? Looking for something in the ...

Just diagnosed with GCA and PMR. Just turned 54. Really appreciate your site

Hi, I was just diagnosed with GCA and PMR and was totally shocked as i never hea...

Advice required please re possible flare with thanks in advance

I haven’t posted here for a while but now find I need some advice please. I was ...

5 weeks in, bright flush

Hello I am slowly weaning now ,had to go back to 25 from 20, with plan to drop 2...

Looking for answers

I have filled you in with my recent bone surgery which no doubt you are bored wi...

Prednisolone and type 2 diabetes

I have very recently been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes (2 days ago) I take my ...

GCA

This website has some very detailed information about GCA and possible visi...

Tapered too soon?

I was diagnosed with PMR on March 13, 2017. I did 2weeks at 20 mg prednisone, fe...

Some advice please

Hi All I started in December 2016 on 15mg and began tapering on 10 March 2017 us...

Forwarding this on as requested

CAN YOU HELP? mrsmummymrsmummy 4 hours ago 6 Replies  Today, the mental ...

Down to a low dose and having problems

Hi I am hoping for some advice. I have had PMR two years approx and on pred sinc...

Retraction about Fibromalgia/PMR, see last post

Sorry all, I can see why I hit a nerve. If you thought I was saying a few times ...

gca gone I hope!!!

Well the visit to the rheumy yesterday went well, after nearly three years on st...

How can you tell if you have Fibromyalgia

Hi everyone, I have posted before because my rheumatologist believes I may have ...