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Is Anyone On Prednisone Therapy For Your COPD?
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A MyCOPDTeam Member

Sorry for misspelled words in my last post.

Anyone On Low Dose Prednisone?
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If so what is the dosage and do you have any side effects from it?

A MyCOPDTeam Member

I will be put on prednisolone when I have an MS flare, but only for a short time (5-7)days. But never for COPD

Does Anyone Know What To Do About The Puffiness That Prednisone Causes?
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Blows me up!

A MyCOPDTeam Member

Taking a diuretic helps.

Prednisone
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Why does the use of prednisolone make the skin thinner and is there a way to sort the problem out

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Me too! If I hear anything I will post it. Hugs. Southernbell

Predinisone
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Just wondering if anyone is on a daily dose of prednisone?

A MyCOPDTeam Member

I have been on it before for only 20 days, 20 mg. It helps me tremendously. I have trouble keeping weight on and it gives me an appetite. It also gives me more energy, which with fibromyalgia and COPD… read more

Prednisone
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So I was on 50 mg for 5 days and then my doctor wanted to see what I like on a lighter dose as a taper for a couple weeks. I never felt better. I wasn't coughing up stuff and I was less breathless. Now it's two days after my last tapper dose and I'm back to coughing up stuff and even after taking symbicort, I'm still breathless and used my Ventolin. Is this normal?

A MyCOPDTeam Member

I'm allergic to prednisone 😪

Predinsone Causing Headaches
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My body isn't liking it, I have to go on prednisone for a couple of weeks. Here's my question:
Has anyone (that's been on this medication) had success getting rid of the headache that goes along with it????
Regular headache medication doesn't seem to even take the edge off.

A MyCOPDTeam Member

I get headaches all the time, Tylenol seems to help

Prednisone And SOB
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One side affect of prednisone is shortness of breath. Has anyone ever started on prednisone while they already have SOB? Did your shortness of breath worsen.

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My breathing always improves with Prednisone. Now all I take is 5mg daily. Couple years back when my late stage Emphysema, MAC Disease and fungal disease, Fusarium decided to party in my lungs I took… read more

Does Prednisone Make You Feel Much Worse Than The Reason It Was Prescribed For You Did?
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It was supposed to give me a little boost while recovering from the last symptoms of aspiration pneumonia (just some weakness). Now, I’m so sick…on Day 3, 40mg. And I’ve never heard that Prednisone had this paradoxical effect on them.
Is this just my great luck? Thanks.

A MyCOPDTeam Member

i've been on 20mg of presdnisone and zpack antibotic except my starts with a A and i cant spell. been on them now for 5 plus yrs 365 and never had any issues

Do Prednisone Cause Internal Bleeding?
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My dad has been on prednisone for a month now on and off. Now its looking like on but he is convienced that its casing him to bleed and cough up some blood. Is this a side affect what can i do to help?Anyone have this experience? thanks

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Thank you Jean! I didn’t think so but just wanted to double check since!