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Can I take midol if I'm on prednisone?

Can I take midol if I'm on prednisone?

Caution: There is a moderate interaction with these 2 medications in that they can increase risk of stomach or bowel inflammation and bleeding in the GI tract. Talk to your doctors about whether the benefit of taking these 2 medications together outweigh the risks in your case. Alternative medication for controlling painful periods may be a better option. ...Read more

Dr. Thomas Namey
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Prednisone (Definition)

Prednisone is a synthetic cortisone. The body makes cortisone, a natural hormone made in adrenal glands. The body converts it to Hydrocortisone to become active. 25 mg of cortisone has about same effect as 5 mgm prednisone. The average person would produce 3-6 mg of pred daily. So why use a substitute? The synthetic has more anti-inflammatory effect; but has less effect ...Read more


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I'm 35weeks pregant. They started me on prednisone. How long will that take to get into my sy I've tried everything else and it hasn't helped

I'm 35weeks pregant. They started me on prednisone. How long will that take to get into my sy I've tried everything else and it hasn't helped

Fast: Assuming the partial word in your question is "system, " the answer is that Prednisone works very quickly, usually within a few days at most and often within 24 hours. ...Read more

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If I take 35mg of prednisone in the morning instead of 20mg in the morning and 15 at night, will it lessen the swelling I'm beginning to have?

If I take 35mg of prednisone in the morning instead of 20mg in the morning and 15 at night, will it lessen the swelling I'm beginning to have?

Comments: There are studies to suggest that ingestion of steroids once daily may mitigate some of the typical steroid side effects, so it is certainly worth a try, but talk to your doctor about this prior to doing on your own. ...Read more

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I'm in a bad UCTD flare. How long dose prednisone last. I'm needing some but my pharmacey is closed. I found some a year old. Is it still ok to take?

I'm in a bad UCTD flare. How long dose prednisone last. I'm needing some but my pharmacey is closed. I found some a year old. Is it still ok to take?

Likely: How were the pills stored? What is the expiration date? If the medication is still within the expiration date, it is okay to take it. If it past the expiry date, taking it will not do harm but it may not have full potency. ...Read more

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I'm taking 5mg prednisone on and off, I did not know that it has side effects if I stop, I'm not taking it for 5 days now, should I take it again?

I'm taking 5mg prednisone on and off, I did not know that it has side effects if I stop, I'm not taking it for 5 days now, should I take it again?

Many issues: There are a lot of issues we need to know to answer that question. Why you taking it? Sometimes Prednisone is given intermittently. Sometimes people need to slowly tsper it especially if they been on it a long time. The fact that you have been off it without a problem may mesn you don't need to take it anymore. ...Read more

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I'm having acth stim test. I am told I can take my 4mg prednisone at 6 am the day before test (>24 hrs) won't this still affect my test the next day?

The start: Of the test is an injection of the Cortrosyn with a baseline cortisol. If you can increase the cortisol in 30 and 60 minutes then your own production. The Prednisone will not impede the test interpretation. ...Read more

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If im allergic to penicilin, can I take prednisone instead?

Penicillin: Penicillin is an antibiotic and treats infections, Prednisone is a steroid and treats inflammation, they are not given for the same condition, so you need to consult your doctor about your symptoms. ...Read more

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I have been getting chest wall pains and im wondering if Prednisone will help with the pain and how long it will take before it actually works?

I have been getting chest wall pains and im wondering if Prednisone will help with the pain and how long it will take before it actually works?

POSSIBLY: Provided your chest wall pain is musculoskeletal it should improve with Prednisone and as soon as 24 hours after the first dose. The differential diagnosis for chest wall pain may include cardiac & pulmonary sources, so a thorough history, physical exam & possible diagnostic work up with your primary care physician may be a appropriate place to start. Good luck! ...Read more

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What time to take prednisone?

Morning: Prednisone can affect your sleep, so best to take in the morning. Also, taking it in the morning will best mimick what the body's own production of steroid is like. ...Read more

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Can I take prednisone with hydroxycut?

Can I take prednisone with hydroxycut?

Medication: Discontinue hydroxycut immediately. You have no idea what is in it since it is not regulated. The prednisone is prescribed by a doctor for a medical condition which takes priority over losing weight by taking pills. ...Read more

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Is it okay to take cla with prednisone?

Is it okay to take cla with prednisone?

What is cla?: If you mean conjugated linoleic acid, then this should not be an issue with prednisone.
Any concerns about drug-drug or drug-supplement interactions should be further discussed with your pharmacist however who can run an interaction check with their software.
Many supplements however don't necessarily have a lot of data on interactions or even ideal dosing. ...Read more

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Can you take zyflamend and prednisone together?

Can you take zyflamend and prednisone together?

Talk to your Doctor: Zyflamend is a supplement sold without prescription for joint pain as anti-inflammatory product. It is claimed to be a cox 2 inhibiter and consist of Holy Basil, Turmeric, Ginger, Green tea, Rosemary, Hu Zhong, Chinese goldthread, Barberry, Oregano&Baikal Scull Cap
Prednisone is a corticosteroid and has anti inflammatory properties.
We don't know what are you being treated for suggest you talk to your Docto ...Read more

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Can you take Prednisone and green bean extract?

Yes you can: There is no interaction between Prednisone Green Coffee Bean Extract.
Take care. ...Read more

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Can I take prednisone with Uloric at the same time?

Can I take prednisone with Uloric at the same time?

Yes: There are no known drug interactions between prednisone and Uloric when taken at the same time, so they are safe to take together. ...Read more

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What can I take instead if I am allergic to prednisone?

What can I take instead if I am allergic to prednisone?

Ask your doctor: Depends on what you mean by "allergic" to it - there can be adverse reactions that are not really allergy. If you are truly allergic, it could be to another component of the pill, and another brand could be tried. Or, another steroid - methyprednisolone or Medrol (methylprednisolone) could be used. If your doctor doesn't have an answer, ask to see an allergist about this. ...Read more

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Can a person take prednisone for the rest of their life?

Taking prednisone: Doctors sometimes do use Prednisone in patients for prolonged periods of time but only when there is no other choice. Prednisone is an excellent drug for reducing inflammation, but if used for more than just a short time (usually less than 2-3 weeks), it may cause serious health issues. Normally doctors try to shorten the duration of Prednisone treatment. ...Read more

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Can children and teenagers safely take Deltasone (prednisone)?

Can children and teenagers safely take Deltasone (prednisone)?

Deltasone (prednisone): Deltasone (prednisone) can be used in treatment of children and teens but there are potential side effects. ...Read more

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Is it possible for you to take motrim while taking prednisone?

There may be: Drug - drug interactions. Obtain your physician's approval before adding in motrin. ...Read more

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If you are hypoglycemic is it a problem to take two rounds of prednisone?

If you are hypoglycemic is it a problem to take two rounds of prednisone?

DEPENDS ON CAUSE: Prednisone will elevate the blood sugar.But to answer your question it depends on what is the cause of your hypogycemia and why you are taking prednisone, two ronds. You should discuss with your doc who has prescribed the prednisone. ...Read more

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How long does it take prednisone to take numbness away from right side? It is 20 mg

See a doctor: Prednisone does not " take away numbness" It is important to determine what is causing your numbness. You do not say how much of your body is numb. Of you have numbness on one side of your body, should should see a doctor immediately ...Read more

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How long does it take for a body to go back to normal after a 5 day course of 50mg Prednisone without tapering the drug?

How long does it take for a body to go back to normal after a 5 day course of 50mg Prednisone without tapering the drug?

No answer: The answer depends on the details. Why taking it???? Result??? Ask your DR. Your question is too vague for a legitimate answer. ...Read more

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If I have local swelling, how long will it take for prednisone to start working, if at all? Prescribed 60mg/daily for 12 days.

Depends on cause: And diagnosis. If your question is that you have been taking Prednisone 60 mg for 12 days and still have swelling, I would have your doc re-evaluate you. If you have not started, then at 60 mg Prednisone IF it is going to work at all - should work relatively quickly- 1-2 days. Note you should probably taper OFF Prednisone at that dose for that long. ...Read more

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Started taking alopuranol 6weeks ago have had 5lair ups of gout since then when will this stop take prednisone to deal with pain?

Started taking alopuranol 6weeks ago have had 5lair ups of gout since then when will this stop take prednisone to deal with pain?

Gout: You will also need diet modification and avoiding alcohol. If increased flare ups continue your doctor may add a urocsuric drug. ...Read more

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After taking prednisone, how long does it take for levels of IgA to be clear of the suppressant effects of the drug on the IgA levels?

No effect: I am not aware of any steroid effect on IgA level although it may reduce IgG level somewhat on some people after prolonged high-dose prednisone exposure. ...Read more

Dr. John Feola
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Liquid Pred (Definition)

Liquid Pred is a corticosteroid which is a kind of ...Read more


Dr. Scott Keith
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Deltasone (Definition)

Deltasone is a corticosteroid which is a kind of ...Read more