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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience in Rheumatology
Little problems....: I routinely use the equivalent of 1200mg in one dose for sle flares and/or vasculitis, when I use 200mg of IV Dexamethasone given 3x per week. This w ... Read More
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A 90-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ben Pradhan
22 years experience in Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Usually not much: Short term steroids usually don't have a lot of side effects unless you are diabetic (can raise your blood sugar level). Long term use (weeks to month ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience in Internal Medicine
Side : Side effects from the use of steroid drugs such as Prednisolone are dependent on the amount of drug taken on a daily basis and for how long the drug h ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Harold Peltan
27 years experience in Ophthalmology
Danger: The infection can spread like wildfire. Steroids suppress the immune system, so infectious that normally would not be serious can become very dangerou ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keegan Duchicela
13 years experience in Family Medicine
If unsure...: You should double check with the prescribing doctor, your child's pediatrician, or even the pharmacist who dispensed the prednisolone. A standard dos ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience in Pain Management
Migraine treatment: There are many good medications for migraine treatment. Migraine is a serious and complex neurologic disorder. Today effective management of migraine ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Glenn Messina
34 years experience in Aesthetic Medicine
Maybe not: I would have a second opinion. Migraines are difficult at times some respond very well to therapy others are resistant. See another physician prefera ... Read More
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mitzi Johnson
35 years experience in Integrative Medicine
Not necessarily: Migraines can have many triggers. Have you had you vision and hearing tested recently. Light and sounds as well as smells are know triggers. If you a ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Adam Smith
16 years experience in Internal Medicine
Partly: Characterizing migraine as purely psychiatric represents an older view of medicine that separates body and mind. While true that there are specific ph ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Laccheo
14 years experience in Rheumatology
Powerful hormone: Side effects from steroids are mostly related to the duration of treatment although the amount is also important. 30mg a day is a good amount. With lo ... Read More
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