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Predinisone

Predinisone

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

Anyone On Low Dose Prednisone?

Anyone On Low Dose Prednisone?

If so what is the dosage and do you have any side effects from it?

A MyCOPDTeam Member

I've been on 5mg daily for over 25 years and more for flares. I do fine with it,I've probably gained 15 pounds over all the years but that just may be from getting older,lol I can tell if I miss one… read more

Prednisone Usage

Prednisone Usage

When and how often should you use a steroid. I'm having trouble breathing with the heat and humidity.

A MyCOPDTeam Member

Ive been on prednisone for over 3 months started at 50 mg down to 25 mg seems to be only thing helping at this point as i have stage 4 end of life

Predinsone Causing Headaches

Predinsone Causing Headaches

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 handles Prednisone pretty well.

Does Anyone Know What To Do About The Puffiness That Prednisone Causes?

Does Anyone Know What To Do About The Puffiness That Prednisone Causes?

Blows me up!

A MyCOPDTeam Member

I've been on prednisone for 5 months to increase my blood platelet count - ITP. I hate the side effects and lower doses don't keep my platelet count high enough. Next week I begin infusions of… read more

Body Ache Medication Or Disease?

Body Ache Medication Or Disease?

I am curious if anyone is suffering from overall body ache, almost like a flu feeling. I have enphyzema stage 4 and on Symbicort, Sprivia & 5 mg prednisone. I have been suffering more SOB which has me using more 02. Prescribed for exercertion & night. Once I get up and move my stats drop to 86-88. Could 02 cause body ache? Thanks

A MyCOPDTeam Member

Try wearing socks when you sleep. And a lot of water

Prednisone And SOB

Prednisone And SOB

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.

A MyCOPDTeam Member

Good afternoon yes I use prednisone every now and than but it actually helps my breathing tremendously

Does Prednisone Make You Feel Much Worse Than The Reason It Was Prescribed For You Did?

Does Prednisone Make You Feel Much Worse Than The Reason It Was Prescribed For You Did?

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

No answer but prednisone causes alot of other problems, many. Fluid builds up just below your knees, your eyes are effected, memory loss. It saved me, I'm still taking it. I started at 60mg now I'm at… read more

Is Anyone On 10mg Prednisone Daily?

Is Anyone On 10mg Prednisone Daily?

A MyCOPDTeam Member

Your right.i rather live 6 months less and feel good then to lay all day and do t breathe good