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Oral Or Intravenous Steroids
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How often can I take sterioids? I am on the third prescription since the first of the year?

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i have been on steroids but only when my lungs were bthering me and they were afraid i would go into pneumonia

What Is Infusion I Think My Dr Called It To Help Get Med Quicker I Think?? And How Is This Done ??
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Infusion is the intravenous administration of drugs through your veins.

Has Anyone Tried Dupixent Injections For Treatment? It's Supposed To Decrease Reliance On Oral Steroids.
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The trials showed that dupixent reduced exacerbations in COPD patients by 30%. Reducing the number of exacerbations would likely result in a reduction of the use of oral steroids, assuming that you… read more

Weight Gain.How To Manage?
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I have gained 20 pounds since jULY 2014. It doesn't seem to be stopping.

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I had weight gain which upset me a lot as I have always been slim, it turned out I haf an under active thyroid, might be worth having it checked just in case

Why Are My Steroids Not Helping?
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I'm not sure whish steroids you're asking about. If you're asking about oral steroids that's one thing, if you're asking about inhaled steroids that's another. It may be that you don't respond to… read more

Alvesco
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Hi
Is there cortisone in the Alvesco (Ciclesonide)? If so, do you gain weight with it?
Thanks
Carole

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Did you know that corticosteroid store fat!!!! even if you exercise...

Is There Anybody Have To Keep Using Steroids When Struggling With Breathing If Inhalers Not Affecting You
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Thanks trying very hard x

What Does Cause Blood Brusing.
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I am only on inhalers . If I get hit or anything on my arms it"s instant blood bruise !! Why .. What can help.. What causes this ?? (update.) .. Have went to a skin doctor she said that cotizones or any type of skin creams with this helps make thin skin . . prednisone really is bad for the skin .. .When outside long sleeves.. taking vitamin c to help built up collagen in the skin . Go back well now the end of this month Aug

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The prednisone makes the little thin arteries become more thinner. when u hit your arms they burst. Leaving a blood bruise . My dermatologists said there no cure for it.

Steroids
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How often can you be on steroids with severe copd?

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Yes different Dr's do sometimes have different ideas. It's a shame one can't be on Steroids long term without damage being done to bones other organs. Good to read other folk have done Pulmonary… read more

Salbutamol Dry Powder Inhaler
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Hi. Does anyone else use this and how do you find it? Does it work as quickly as the spray? Thanks, Clare

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I have been on salbutamol for about 6 months cannot tell if it helps as am on another steroid inhaler 4 times a day and a none steroid inbetween