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Date Joined Jun 2011
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   Posted 10/5/2011 4:42 PM (GMT -6)   
Hi Everyone,

Yesterday I had a rheumy visit and she decided that I needed a course of prednisone.. she wasn't satisfied with my progress. I started it today.. and I am long until you feel positive effects...I have heard anywhere from 2 days to a week...and that would be just glorious..


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Date Joined Jun 2008
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   Posted 10/6/2011 9:00 AM (GMT -6)   
It is different for everyone. When I first started taking prednisone, I felt relief the same day!!! It was such a nice change! What dose did rheumy put you on?
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Cytoxan, Orencia, Septra, Prednisone, carvedilol, heparin, Eliphos, toresmide, sodium bicarbonate, Vit D 50000 IU weekly
PRN: Ativan, zofran, hydrocodone, Ambien or Ambien CR, Flexeril, Ultram,

If God brings you to it, he will get you through it!!

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   Posted 10/7/2011 7:53 AM (GMT -6)   
I am on 40 a day..20 in the am, 20 in the has been 2 days..and here is the punchline...I think I have my very first rash on my has been on my legs, arms, feet, and torso, but never my face...trying to get pictures but my camera stinks and everything looks washed out...

I am hoping to feel a dramatic change within the week...keep your fingers crossed
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