Flu shot - okay with Prednisone?

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kris2336
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   Posted 10/3/2007 7:39 PM (GMT -6)   
Hi -
 
I was reading the flu shot topic and thought I'd start a new one because this is a little off.  Is it okay to get a flu vaccine while you are flaring and on Prednisone???
 
Thanks!
 
Kris2336
 
40 yrs - diagnosed with UC 11 years ago
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Lonie
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   Posted 10/3/2007 7:57 PM (GMT -6)   
Yes -- most definitely! It was highly recommended while I was on Pred, and now that I'm on Remi......I make sure to never miss the shot!
Carol

Remicade - will have my 19th infusion on November 1.
Imuran - 100 mgs....taken before bedtime
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kris2336
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   Posted 10/3/2007 8:09 PM (GMT -6)   

Thanks so much!  I thought I had read you can't when you are steroids...I will call my doctor to schedule tomorrow!

Kris2336


 
 
 

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