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Post Edited (Lynnwood) : 11/15/2008 10:13:02 AM (GMT-7)
When I took prednisone for a bad flare, I was started on 40mg per day and slowly tapered down.
PCP DX Lupus and Fibro, Taking plaquenil,Propranolol, Flexeril,Claritin, Zantac,Ambien,vitamin B-12, multi- vitamin, Lortab. Homeschooling Mom of 2 boys 1 and 6. Symptoms: Fatigue, joint pain, heat/sun sensitivity, mouth and nose sores, malar rash, migranes, awful hives, positive ANA, and RF.
i started with 60mg of prednisone now im on 12.5mg and then on feb im going to be on 10mg then after 5mg my doctor said shes going to have me on 5mg for awhile, everyone said that my swelling of my face has gone down but i dont see it. with 5mg do you still have a moon face? or does your face go back down once your off the medication completly?