Another cause for the charlie horse cramps is a deficiency in calcium. I had wicked charlie horses in my early 20's. My doctor put me on calcium and they went away.
I'm on prednisone too, and yes, I sweat like a pig. There are many women here with advice and information about pregnancy and lupus. You'll learn a lot! Just make sure you are well educated in any decision you make.
This is a very difficult disease to live with and manage. I was diagnosed when I was 26. I wanted a family too. Those plans have changed. I'm learning every day to be content with the path I'm on. It's not easy, but I'm trying. Who knows what the future has in store, right!
I can do anything through Jesus Christ who strengthens me. I have learned in whatever state I am in,to be content. Phillipians 4:11-13
34 years old. Diagnosed with lupus in 2000. Fibromyalgia, anti-phospholipid syndrome(APS)(stroke),Sjogren's, Raynaud's, seizure disorder-(miraclulously disappeared!), Libman Sach's Endocarditis, vasculitis, sacroiliitis, arthritis (neck) . Prednisone, Imuran, Coumadin, Clobazam, Amitriptyline, didrocal, Cozaar, calcium, Cykolokapron, multi-vitamin, vitamin D, Magnesium, vitamin B6, Acidophilus