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Will the weight gain, side effect of prednisolone, be EASILY reversible After I lower the dosage?

Will the weight gain, side effect of prednisolone, be EASILY reversible After I lower the dosage?

No: In today's society, it is not easy to lose the weight gained.
Suggest you exercise a hour 3 to 4 times a week (make sure there is some weight training) while cutting down on the carb intake. It is not easy but not impossible to lose the weight. ...Read more

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Prednisolone (Definition)

Prednisolone is a form of medication know as a steroid--the active metabolite of prednisone. Used similarly, both medications are useful in the treatment of inflammatory conditions such as arthritis or asthma. In certain medical situations Prednisolone may be ...Read more


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Hi I'm on prednisolone 5mg 6x day and I've been feeling really weird in my chest and just not feeling good is this a side effect?

Hi I'm on prednisolone 5mg 6x day and I've been feeling really weird in my chest and just not feeling good is this a side effect?

Likely: First you need not take it at this frequency. Most people can take 30 mg in one dose or 2 divided doses. It can make you feel strange but most people tend to feel good with it. I presume you are taking this for asthma which usually improve with prednisone but during the transitional phase, you may end up with more coughing as the sputum plugs start to come out. Talk to your doctor. ...Read more

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Is swelling of the face a side effect of taking prednisolone? How can I get rid od the swelling?

Is swelling of the face a side effect of taking prednisolone? How can I get rid od the swelling?

Cushingoid: Prolonged time of taking Prednisone or steroid can cause change in appearance (cushingoid). Why are you on it? Necessity? These have to be weighed. Talk to your doctor for alternatives because once it is set in, reversal would be difficult. If only swelling like edema, then it can reverse easily. ...Read more

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Taking prednisolone from last one month 60 mg per day now I am having 40 mg per day for my diplopia. My body tremor. Is it a side effect of it.

Taking prednisolone from last one month 60 mg per day now I am having 40 mg per day for my diplopia. My body tremor. Is it a side effect of it.

Possibly: Steroids can elicit enhanced physiologic tremor, though swings in your blood glucose could also make you tremulous. There are numerous causes for tremor, see a movement disorder neurologist if it is persistent. ...Read more

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If I give prednisolone in case of chicken pox patient, have any side effect?

If I give prednisolone in case of chicken pox patient, have any side effect?

Can make it worse: Prednisolone can suppress the natural response to the inflammation and increase the intensity of the outbreak. ...Read more

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How would I know if I have MS as MRI report is normal & I have diplopia from last 1 month now my hands also tremor is it side effect of prednisolone?

How would I know if I have MS as MRI report is normal & I have diplopia from last 1 month now my hands also tremor is it side effect of prednisolone?

Multiple sclerosis: Multiple sclerosis is an inflammatory disease of the brain and spinal cord. In addition to MRI studies, cerebrospinal fluid from a lumbar puncture as well as visual and sensory nerve studies can help make the diagnosis. The tremors can certainly be a side effect of the steroid methylprednisolone. ...Read more

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What are some prednisolone side effects?

What are some prednisolone side effects?

Varied: But could include stomach irritation, irritability, increased risk of infection, increased blood sugar, decreased ability to heal.
Generally the need outweighs any risk of the medication. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of prednisolone?

Many: Prednisolone eye drops have a few short term side effects, like occasional irritation with use and increaed intraocular pressure. With long-term use, they can cause cataracts, glaucoma and increase your risk of infection. ...Read more

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What are some side effects of prednisolone?

Lots: Prednisolone is a steroid used to shut down inflammation that causes asthma symptoms, trouble breathing, etc. Used infrequently in short bursts, it can cause mild behavioral changes, agitation, and hyperactivity. Over time, with repeated use, it can cause a decrease in growth, fat deposition, acne, and bone thinning. ...Read more

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Do the side effects of prednisolone go away after I stopped?

Do the side effects of prednisolone go away after I stopped?

Usually: If used for a short period of time steroids usually have no long term side effects. If taken for a longer period they may leed to weight gain, fullness of the face, skin, and bone problems. Discuss with your doctor if prescribed for a long period of time. ...Read more

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Has anyone experienced unusual side effects from prednisolone?

Common: Side effects of Prednisolone treatment are varied and very common, especially with higher doses. These may range from weight gain, electrolyte abnormalities, infections, psychosis, bone thinning and fractures, stomach ulcers etc. ...Read more

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Side effects of prednisolone for asthma?

Side effects of prednisolone for asthma?

Several: Prednisolone is usually given to patients with an acute asthma exacerbation that is not improving with bronchodilators and inhaled steroids alone. The general course is 3 - 7 days. Over that period of time one can expect possible side effects to include: emotional lability, increased appetite, weight gain (mainly from water retention), aggressive behavior. Not everyone experiences any or all these. ...Read more

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How to nullify the side effects of prednisolone steroids used for uveitis?

Which ones?: We need to know which side effects you are talking about. If you took prednisolone by mouth, the weight gain and skin changes will revert to normal with time although the weight gain will need some efforts to reverse. The side effects also depend on the duration and dosing of the medication. Tell us more. ...Read more

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What are the side-effects from prednisolone? What side effects can I expect from long-term use of the arthritis drug prednisolone?

Steroid side effects: The side effects are many there is no point to elucidate them here. I would read the insert package that comes with your prescription the side effects are listed there. Over the long term you mat be causing more hard than good. Consult a rheumatologist or internist for an evaluation there are better drugs available which your doctor may recommend. ...Read more

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First time taking steroids. Prednisolone 5mg twice a day for 1month. What are my chances of developing side effects? How do I avoid? What side effects?

First time taking steroids. Prednisolone 5mg twice a day for 1month. What are my chances of developing side effects? How do I avoid? What side effects?

Very remote: Steroid at this dosage should have no detectable side effects when taken for one month or less. You need do nothing in regards to the steroids, and follow your doctors orders for other medication you may be concurrently taking. ...Read more

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I'm an athlete. I have nephrotic syndrome and I have been taking 50mg prednisolone for almost 2 months. Any permanent side effects I should be worried?

I'm an athlete. I have nephrotic syndrome and I have been taking 50mg prednisolone for almost 2 months. Any permanent side effects I should be worried?

Time will tell...: All medical care (drug/surgery) is designed to help modifying body's inside & outside environments so body may undergo its optimal healing for optimal functional recovery with body's residual / existing strength; so is you. How? Do: Follow current prescribed care under professional supervision; take on low-risk healthy lifestyle without overindulgence/obsession; respect: life is a one-way street. ...Read more

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Hi. My dermatologist prescribed Prednisolone tab. For my dermatitis, as far as um concerned it has a bunch of side effects, should I use it? Thanks

Hi. My dermatologist prescribed Prednisolone tab. For my dermatitis, as far as um concerned it has a bunch of side effects, should I use it? Thanks

Safe for short time: It depends on the duration of treatment. If you use it for a relatively short time, less than 3 weeks, long term side effects are minimal. ...Read more

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So how often do I have to take albuterol, prednisolone and aminophylline in order to reduce its side effects on the body.

Not sure t: If you're talking about the "jitteriness" with albuterol and aminophylline, this should diminish the longer you take them but on a routine basis. Prednisone is another story. Water retention, acne, weight gain is common but does not necessarily diminish with time. If it can be switched to a inhaled form, the side effects candiminish dramatically. ...Read more

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I've had 4 ops to fix retinal detachment. 3 weeks ago is most recent, when can I exercise again? Any way of reducing side effects of prednisolone?

Maybe, but: Ask your retinal surgeon. I allow patients to resume exercise when I feel that they are out of danger of redetaching the retina. It can be anywhere from a month to three. Prednisolone eye drops are commonly used after eye surgery. Their side effects are cataract and glaucoma. This is often difficult and limits treatment. Check with your doctor. ...Read more

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Prednisolone controls lupus but side effects destroying her skin elasticity causing deep depression. Sos!?

Prednisolone controls lupus but side effects destroying her skin elasticity causing deep depression. Sos!?

Corticosteroids!: Prednisone and related drugs increase Insulin resistance, depress growth hormone secretion, thin the skin, cause personality changes, etc. These are proportional to dose. These are quite common. I believe in low doses for most people who may benefit from them. Of all the drugs I use, corticosteroids are the most universal in side effects. ...Read more

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Took prednisolone steroids and librax (clinidium and chlordiazepoxide) at the same time and noticed bad side effects?

Took prednisolone steroids and librax (clinidium and chlordiazepoxide) at the same time and noticed bad side effects?

Depends on reason: Both these meds have certaqin indications. The side effecgts you had are not clear form your message. With an evalaution there is a need to know what the diagnosis is and the indications for each medication. The "side effects" may be from your illnesses. This needs to be clear. Librax (clinidium and chlordiazepoxide) is more habit forming and steroids need strict monitoring. ...Read more

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Has anyone taken prednisolone steroids and librax (clinidium and chlordiazepoxide) at the same time. Interaction side effects?

Don't worry: While each may have side effects, the usual side effects would not typically be additive. Watch for confusion. ...Read more

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Neck pain d/t cervical hnp. Otherwise internally healthy. Doc gave me nsaid&prednisolone 5mg twice a day for 1 month. Side effects likely? Will I b okay?

Neck pain d/t cervical hnp. Otherwise internally healthy. Doc gave me nsaid&prednisolone 5mg twice a day for 1 month. Side effects likely? Will I b okay?

Conservative: 70 % of patients have improvement and /or resolution of symptoms within 6 weeks with a herniated disc. If sx persist beyond that time, discuss treatment options with your doctor. ...Read more

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