My hands don't shake, but OOOOO how I long for a good night's sleep. Even with the abien cr, I cannot sleep longer than five hours. I have tons of energy. Another unpleasant side effect that prednisone has left me with...actually two...osteoporosis and abscesses in the gums.
62 yr old granny. South Jersey
Diagnosed with ulcerative proctitis in 1998 in hospital
Hospitalized (2nd time) in May 2008
Still flaring. Afraid that I am pred dependant. Back on Pred 40 mgm for five days, then taper. Other meds...Colazal, 6MP, Nexium, Cort enemas, Canasa suppository, Benicar, Toprol xl, water pill.
Calcium, Probiotic, Flaxseed oil capsule, multivitamin with Iron
Also have osteoporosis and high blood pressure
Remicade NOT an option. Not a candidate for surgery yet..says surgeon.