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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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Why does prednisone make you tired?

Why does prednisone make you tired?

Generally not: If anything it can make you feel more energetic. ...Read more

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Does doxycycline make you tired?

Does doxycycline make you tired?

Doxycycline: Feeling tired is likely not a direct effect of this antibiotic. More likely, if you are feeling more tired than normal, it is a result of a combination of factors, including whatever the reason is for taking the antibiotic. Many people don't feel quite right while taking antibiotics. Try to eat well and get plenty of rest. ...Read more

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Can prednisone make you tired?

Can prednisone make you tired?

Yes, but...: Different people have different reactions to prednisone. Prednisone can make a person tired, fussy, excited, irritable, etc... However, many illnesses can make a person tired, so one cannot simply blame tiredness on the Prednisone (the doctor can consider the various causes of the tiredness). ...Read more

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Does pseudoephedrine make you tired?

Does pseudoephedrine make you tired?

It shouldn't : Pseudoephedrine is in general a stimulant and should not make you tired. That being said there are people who have weird reactions to medication and you may be one of them who does get tired from this. ...Read more

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Does methadone make you agravated does it make you sleepy and agravated?

Does methadone make you agravated does it make you sleepy and agravated?

It could: Methadone is a narcotic. Narcotics can cause all sorts of emotional changes. If you've started Methadone to get off illegal opiates, your 'aggravation' may be the result of switching from a short-acting opiate (heroin) to a long-acting one (methadone). ...Read more

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Why does laryngitis make you very tired?

Why does laryngitis make you very tired?

Probably viral: Laryngitis can be a symptom of a viral infection which can cause fatigue as well. Many of the viruses that causes upper respiratory tract infection can cause laryngitis. ...Read more

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Can antiibiotics make you feel tired?

Please be specific.: Most don't but let us know the specific medication that you are referring to and we can research that. Take care. ...Read more

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Does antibiotics make you sleepy?

Does antibiotics make you sleepy?

Should not: There are many different antibiotics, and without being specific about which one you are taking it is difficult to be absolutely sure, but sleepiness is not a general side-effect. ...Read more

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Does vaginosis make you tired?

Does vaginosis make you tired?

No: Bacterial Vaginosis isn't a true infection--its just an overgrowth of a odor producing bacteria and doesn't make you tired. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Does anemia make you feel cold?

Does anemia make you feel cold?

It can: Anemia can cause people to feel cold, but more common symptoms would be low energy, heart pounding or racing with exercise or exertion, dizziness, or pale skin. Being cold all the time, especially when other people are comfortable, is a common symptom of hypothyroidism. ...Read more

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Can doxycycline make you tired?

Can doxycycline make you tired?

Doxycycline: Doxycycline is amongst one of the most commonly used and safest antibiotics available. Feeling tired or fatigue is a possible side effect of doxycycline, but the fatigue is generally tolerable and not profound. A long list of things can also cause fatigue including the condition doxycyline is being used for. ...Read more

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Could prednisone make you thirsty?

Could prednisone make you thirsty?

Yes, see your doctor: Excessive thirst is a side effect of Prednisone however it can also be a sign of hyperglycemia (high blood sugar). Prednisone can cause you to have high blood pressure and high sugar, this can be dangerous and should be treated. You should see your doctor for evaluation. ...Read more

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Does cephalexin make you fatigued ? If so how can I take antibiotics but not feel sluggish?

Does cephalexin make you fatigued ? If so how can I take antibiotics but not feel sluggish?

Unlikely: fatigued from the Cephalexin, maybe it is due to the infection you are trying to treat? I wouldn't give up on the antibiotic as of yet! ...Read more

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Why does having lupus make me so exhausted?

Why does having lupus make me so exhausted?

Lupus: Lupus can cause anemia, joint pains and a lot of immune reactions that can cause fatigue, its like your blood is rejecting your body system. ...Read more

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Can taking antibiotic make you tired?

Can taking antibiotic make you tired?

Many reasons: Usually you feel tired due to the infection that has caused you to need the antibiotic. Some antibiotics can cause side affects that could contribute, such as diarrhea . Consult w your dr. If you are overly tired while on certain meds! ...Read more

Dr. John Feola
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