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Can I Take Midol If Im 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
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
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
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?
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
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
Not enough info: A flare of what? You need to be specific. ...Read more
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
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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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
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
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
Oral meds: Yes there is no contraindications for taking those two medications together ...Read more
Risk is low: This is a very low dose so the risk is also low. ...Read more
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
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
Started taking alopuranol 6weeks ago have had 5lair ups of gout since then when will this stop take prednisone to deal with pain?
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