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Does prednisone cause delayed periods??

Does prednisone cause delayed periods??

Possible: Irregular periods can be a side effect of prednisone use. Generally, the side effect occurs with long-term use, but that is not to say short-term use of prednisone is not responsible for your delayed or missed period. However, other possible causes also should not be ruled out. ...Read more

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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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Does Prednisone delay your period or cause extreme bloat after use?

Does Prednisone delay your period or cause extreme bloat after use?

Prednisone: Check out http://www.drugs.com/sfx/prednisone-side-effects.html for side effects of prednisone, including "menstrual irregularities may occur with chronic therapy" and "sodium retention-related weight gain and fluid accumulation" ...Read more

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I'm on prednisone and I heard it could delay your period..I'm 3 days late and I have been cramping a lot..is that a delay or could I be pregnant??

I'm on prednisone and I heard it could delay your period..I'm 3 days late and I have been cramping a lot..is that a delay or could I be pregnant??

Take a test : If you think you might be pregnant check then check a home pregnancy test. They are cheap, reliable and available at any pharmacy. Prednisone does not delay periods. Whatever problem is requiring you to take prednisone could potentially be related. ...Read more

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How long would one use prednisone?

How long would one use prednisone?

It depends: It depends on the reason it was prescribed in the first place. As a rule use Prednisone in as low a dose as possible for the least amount of time as possible. ...Read more

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How long should one use prednisone for?

As short as possible: Prednisone is a miracle med that puts many problems in remission but comes at a price of : anxiety, depression, agitation, increased risk of infection and bone fracture. Long term use requires a serious discussion of relative risk and benefits. ...Read more

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How long can prednisone be in your system?

How long can prednisone be in your system?

Depends!: Prednisone has a pre conversion half life off one hour. Prednisone is a converted into prednisolone, which also has "steroid" effects! its plasma half life as Prednisolone is 2-3 hours. So the total effect a duration of 18-36 hours. But once its out of your system it takes a while for your system to re-regulate itself as well. ...Read more

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How long do 20 mg of prednisone takes for . You to feel the effects?

How long do 20 mg of prednisone takes for . You to feel the effects?

Depends: Entirely depends on the issue being treated. Prednisone is primarily used to suppress the immune system and/or to reduce swelling related to inflammation; but there are several other uses as well (as well as several important and potentially serious side effects). Discuss with the prescribing physician. ...Read more

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What are the long-term effects of Prednisone?

Chronic Steroids: Over time chronic prednisone can cause weight gain, immunosuppression, diabetes, easy bruising and low bone density. It will suppress some of the natural function of the adrenal glanda and pituitary. ...Read more

Dr. Scott Bolhack
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Wounds (Definition)

A wound is a condition in which a person has some trauma to part of his body in which the surface of the skin or some other organ has been broken open. Wounds include clean cuts, jagged cuts, avulsions (ripping away) of ...Read more


Dr. John Feola
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Liquid Pred (Definition)

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