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PMRGCAuk
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Just diagnosed

I have just been diagnosed with PMR and GCA - I know nothing about these conditi...

Adcal

PMR since May 2018- am on 4.5 mg Pred-I can't take adcal as it upsets my stomach...

Tocilizumab

Soon to start on tocilizumab , any experience good preferably or bad , would be ...
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What is the slow taper method to reduce prednisolone?

I have today been started back on Pred but at a higher dose of 30mg in the hope ...

Lodotra

Have any of you on Lodotra been told to keep them in the fridge?

No inflammation now present in blood .

Hi , so my mother who has been suffering with PMR for 5 years ( Diagnosed) Her l...

How common is PMR without flares?

I contracted PMR two years ago and have just tapered to 5 mg prednisolone. Sinc...

PMR in the family

I have PMR and GCA diagnosed in March 2019. Still on prednisolone. I’m a female ...

Imaging with Vasculitis

https://videocast.nih.gov/Summary.asp?Live=34791&bhcp=1 https://videocast.nih.go...

I think I might need a little help ...

About 8 weeks ago I achieved 5mg pred with no relapse on my tapering journey sin...

Forgot to take prednisolone this morning - all symptoms returned this evening - PMR and GCA

I forgot to take my prednisolone 8mgs and other meds this morning. I realised at...

Relapse

GCA since November 2016 & PMR since 2018. I've been taking methotrexate for abo...

Badly Phrased

I didn't mean I'd appreciate it if it was happening to others; I meant I'd appre...

PMR, ANEMIA And FALLING

Has anyone been diagnosed with anemia? And experienced falling, tripping, rollin...

Threem from Canada

I am new here and was diagnosed with pmr early July '19. Getting the right dosa...

PEA Palmitoylethanolamide

Has anyone heard of this supplement being used for chronic pain.

omeprazole And diarrhoea

Hi guys I have been taking 40mg if omerprazole for almost two weeks yesterday an...

Tapering down

Thanks to all for replying I will have a good think about it and probably try ge...

Ranitidine recall.

Some of you may have noticed some discussion about the recall of ranitidine and ...

Can I stop omeprazole

I have Been on steroids since 2016 had one relapse and resumed steroids I wante...

What a year!

Started off this year with talks of moving house and then found out I was being ...

Pulled down by pain

I don't know what to do. I went back to 20. mg of pred (at about 4am) 6 weeks ag...

PMR and CGA

I am new on here. Recently diagnosed with polymyalgia. What does PMR and CGA mea...

Thank you

After suffering as you saw from my first post I agreed with my GP to go back up ...

1 mg tqblets

Please check with your other local pharmacies. in California, 1 mg tablets are ...

Tapering down

Hi I don’t know if I have asked this question before apologise if I have done I...

Getting too skinny- follow up

Thank you everyone for your suggestions and replies. I’m looking for a new...

Consultant wants me to taper quicker

My consultant suggested I try tapering by alternating from 10-9 mgs every other ...

Help for thin skin: Dermatuff clothing

Hi, I've been using Dermatuff socks and sleeves for about nine months now, for ...

New member requiring advice

I have been recently diagnosed with PMR and have been on 15mg Prednisolone for 5...