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Too much prednisone?

I know it is bad, but I was so desperate. I've felt pain in the PMR places for...

COVID 19 - WEDNESDAY 1ST APRIL

Please put all covid related chat on here. You just press reply and ask your que...

Hello and thankyou

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Bizarre

Well, Yellowbluebelle, Seems to me, my post was directly related to PMR ... did...

Tapering Pred, on methotrexate

Hello all Hope you are all keeping as well as possible. I'm hoping someone will ...

Do you live/work in the UK? Have you received your letter about risk for Covid 19? If not ...

https://healthunlocked.com/vasculitis-uk/posts/143078196/covid-19-risk-assessmen...

Does prednisone dose in PMR patients modify severity of COVID 19?

Good day all, I have had PMR for several years and I am on 15 mg Pred. I have b...

On my Final Month ! ( I Hope🙏)

Hello, lovely People at Health Unlocked. Hope you are all doing well, during the...

Domestic Cleaners

Hi, I’m bit confused as to where this query belongs so please forgive me if it i...

Prednisolone for 14 months.

Started on prednisolone at 25mg & reduced to 15mg after a couple of months. Foun...

THINK BEFORE YOU POST 2.......from JINASC

By jinasc Poopadoop added...it might be pred head, brain fade, age or sheer pan...

Covid Chat Tuesday 31st March- "As an isolated older person, I've been deeply moved by the sacrifices of others"Dorothy Byrne

Today's chat suggested by Rache and is a discussion article with Dorothy Byrne, ...

Tapering and change of status

So I started off ( in January) on 40mg prednisolone which was then upped to 60mg...

Why does PMR burn out eventually ?

Does anyone know why PMR and GCA burn out eventually, when many autoimmune condi...

Do I really have PMR or was it Pneumonia

In December my GP put me on steroids after I described the pain etc, associated ...

Adrenals

I have GCA. started October 2018 at 60prednisone. Now on 12.5. What about my a...

Should you be shielding or just being REALLY strict about keeping away from people? A flow chart from Addenbrookes to work it out

https://healthunlocked.com/vasculitis-uk/posts/143069641/chart-to-work-out-if-yo...

Fell down. Increase prednisone dose?

As if there isn't enough to worry about, I fell down when walking on Friday. I l...

Actemra side effects

I had to be taken off of Actemra, it caused Diverticulitis & a abscesses on My b...

New HU search function

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Can you give me the best definition for PMR to share with others?

Good Morning from Michigan. I often have people who do not know what PMR is say...

Deliveries

I have just read that the virus can stay on some things for 72 hours. Can someo...

Covid chat "OFFICIAL" - 30th March.. 5 Top Tips from an "expert" remaining on Rockall in the Atlantic Ocean provided by skinnyjonny

I hope you don’t mind but I’d like to share the story below which I’ve put out t...

Actemra

Has anyone been on it for GCA? What was your experience?

PMR

Can you have a relapse from tapering off of prednisone after 3 months?

Normalisation of blood pressure

Just a happy observation to share...3.5 years of PMR now on 3.5, going onto 3.00...

Blurred vision - alternatives to Tocilizumab

One of our PMRGCAuk members has sent the following question: \"My mother has GCA...

K2

I am reducing from 25mg of prednisone and am now at 3&1/2-4. Was taking 250 mg o...

Clarifying the current Covid posts position....again

If a post mentions how X and y helps, hinders, or relates to covid then please ...

How long did you have PMR symptoms before your Diagnosis?

Thinking about how long I had PMR symptoms before my Diagnosis, the best I can c...