I agree with hippimom, it sounds like side effects from tapering down the prednisone. I went through it myself, as have many others here. You also need to let your doctor know how much the pred. helped you.
dix: lupus sle Jan. '99, hypo-thyroid Mar. '06
rx: pred. 5mg/day, plaquenil 200mg/day, levothyroxine .112mg/day, premarin .45mg/day, methotrexate 7.5mg/week, folic acid 1mg/day
Also a wife and mother of three.