YEE HAW!!! That is great! Prednisone really is a wonderful medication for us. It's too bad it has so many negative side effects with it. I've been on it for 9 years now. It's saved my life.
If you have to take it long term, you have to take it long term! I'd rather take it forever and feel good! LOL. Play it by ear and see how you feel once you're done your pack.
I personally don't think there's anything out there as effective as Prednisone. It's the wonder drug for us .
Eating foods high in Omega 3, 6, 9's is an option. Natural anti-inflammatories. I eat a lot of salmon and take suppliments every day. You don't get enough anti inflammatory response to equal the effectiveness of prednisone, but it can help you to take smaller doses of pred.
I'd talk to your rheumy about the options and see what else is out there. I'm so glad you're feeling better! Like a veil has been lifted!
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35 years old. Diagnosed with Lupus in 2000. Fibromyalgia, Anti-phospholipid syndrome(APS)(stroke, 2002), Sjogren's, Raynaud's, Libman Sach's Endocarditis, vasculitis, sacroiliitis, arthritis (neck), anxiety, Chinook migraines. Prednisone, Imuran, Coumadin, Clobazam, Amitriptyline, Didrocal, Cozaar, Zoloft, Neurontin, calcium, multi-vitamin, vitamin D, Magnesium, vitamin B6, Acidophilus
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