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GCA-PMR, Talking & flinging arms while sleeping!

Wife & dog are becoming frightened of me after bedtime. I have been taking predn...

Back aches and drippy sinus.

I have bad back aches from even small activity since I started prednisone. I al...

anyone experience coming off combination prednisone/methroxecate/plaquinil?

Greetings, I started last year april on 20mg prednisone for muscle rheuma and ta...
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Adrenals.

Afternoon everyone. Does anyone know how we can tell when our adrenals are kicki...

Drop dead tired

Yesterday evening at about 17:30 I fell asleep in front of the tv in my over com...

IMPORTANT INFO RE PRED

Back at doc today. Told her I still had symptoms after 10 days on pred and that ...

Going from 5 to zero - wish me luck!!

So as you know, Rheumy wants me off pred by my appt on 6th June to determine if ...

Can start my taper.

After 7 weeks on 15mg Prednisolone my Dr has agreed to let me taper at my own pa...

Holiday update

Some of you may remember that I wrote a post recently about feeling stressed bef...

1st rheumy update

Rheumy thoroughly explained gca, possible prednisone effects, other risks and, s...

Hi from California GCA questions

Thanks for sharing so much helpful information. I am new here. Awaiting a heart ...

If you are feeling a little 'sorry' for yourself today read this the story of one very brave woman !!

Hello Everyone Although we may be having a tough time - and some of us more than...

cement in boots...is this normal...?

Apologies for more questions, but I'm at the beginning of this journey (3 weeks ...

Limitation of shoulder and top arm muscle movement.

As you probably know from my last post I will be moving house tomorrow and I stu...

Prednisone and Insomnia

I am presently taking 10 mg prednisone and next week I will taper to 9 mg. The p...

Coated pred

Sorry if this sound naive but I’ve looked at my prednisolone and can’t decide if...

16 years PMR & GC

I have had PMR & GC for over 16 years. Has any one had it this long?

Coated Pred

So if you take the pred at night / bedtime it has to be a coated Pred ?

Self adjusting Pred dose

Hi , I'm trying to convince my mum (83)that's it's okay to adjust the dose witho...

Changing time of daily pred dose

I'm finding it difficult to get back to sleep after taking my pred at the usual ...

profile?

where and how do I do my profile? stonecreek

Saga continues.....and continues....

Hello all! So....back on old brand of pred- today will be day 4 of 50mg but thi...

I feel great. What's happened? Are my adrenals working?

For the first time in 3 years and 4 months I do not feel sick. I was wrestling...

Interesting thought to prevent another PMR/GCA attack

I have a good friend that is a GP that seems to know quite abit about Auto Immun...

Could it be pred withdrawel

down to 0.5mg using dead slow method after 4 years and two flares, arms achy and...

a pain free a.m.!

I cannot believe it but I awoke this morning with virtually no pain after a nast...

Beginnings of PMR or Pred withdrawal?

Hi everyone. GCA for two and a quarter years and been at 1 mg for about 4 weeks ...

Erectile dysfunction , leg weakness and GCA

Ok so to come straight to the point - anyone here who can shed light on erectile...

GCA - Next step

First apt with rheumy tomorrow. Referred by my neuro ophthalmologist. Been so si...

Neck irritation

Been on prednisone for approximately two months and doing well with little in th...