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How long does the side effects of omnacortil take to diminish. Like puffy face and weight gain. Afte the stopping of the steroid?

How long does the side effects of omnacortil take to diminish. Like puffy face and weight gain. Afte the stopping of the steroid?

Depends...: It depends on how much you were taking and for how long a period of time. Your doc will slowly try to lower the dose of steroid that you take hopefully to nothing over a period of time (this might take months). Then for the next year if your body is seriously stressed medically you may need to go back on steroids for a while. Talk to your doctor about this. ...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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I will take this medicine for 3 weeks. It may cause of weight gain. How much time will be taken to reduce the side effects of omnacortil?

I will take this medicine for 3 weeks. It may cause of weight gain. How much time will be taken to reduce the side effects of omnacortil?

Depends: The weight gain is mostly from increased appetite. Whatever you have eaten extra, you will need to cut back by the same. Your metabolism will also favor fat instead of muscle production, thus even getting back to the same weight would still net you extra fat unless you do muscle training exercises to bulk yourself backup. ...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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What are the side effects of prednisolone?

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 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 some side effects of prednisolone?

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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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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Hello doctor I ahave been taking omnacortil 5mg or 10mg with cetrizine for more than 6months once daily. Wat side effects thr can be n how to reverse?

Many: Cortisone should not be used for minor conditions especially when there are safer and more effective options. Chronic cortisone intake may suppress your own adrenal gland, increase your risk for diabetes and bone fracture, weight gain, cataracts, bruised skin etc. If you have hay fever, you need to taper the drug off under your doctor's supervision. See another doctor if necessary. ...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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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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How long could dhea take before side effects?

How long could dhea take before side effects?

DHEA: As soon as excess levels of the hormone are present in the body side effects can develop. Dhea is measured by checking dhea-sulfate levels. For your age, the normal value ranges between 150-250 ug/dl. ...Read more

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How long does it take for vidaza side effects (if any) to show?

How long does it take for vidaza side effects (if any) to show?

Acute and delayed: Vidaza is well tolerated. But there can be mild nausea during chemo. Later on and for 2-4 weeks, blood counts go down causing anemia (low hemoglobin), and low WBC counts and low platelets. So patients need their blood counts checked frequently (once or twice weekly is common schedule) sometimes even daily counts required, if platelet counts drop below 30, 000. ...Read more

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How long does it take for medication side effects to subside?

How long does it take for medication side effects to subside?

Depends on the half: Life of the medicine, some meds last longer in the body, some fat soluble meds stay in fat cells for days to weeks, usually most meds clears in 3-4 days, most meds ...Read more

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How long does it take before you feel the side effects of tamoxifen?

How long does it take before you feel the side effects of tamoxifen?

You may not have: Tamoxifen is well tolerated by most, in estrogen receptor + tive breast cancers will prevent recurrences, immediate reaction can occur but rare, most of the other side effects like hot flashes, thrombo-venous problems, neurological problems may occur slowly but manageable. ...Read more

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How long does it take to get side effects from Phenoxymethylpenicillin?

How long does it take to get side effects from Phenoxymethylpenicillin?

Immediate to days: It is also called penicillin VK. Some side effects could be immediate (minutes or hours), e.g. skin rash if allergic. Gastrointestinal symptoms like loose stool or diarrhea could start anywhere from 1 to 10 days after starting it. Any other side effects are very rare. ...Read more

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How long does it take for the side effects of the Plan B pill to wear off?

How long does it take for the side effects of the Plan B pill to wear off?

Within 72 hours: The immediate effects should be gone within 72 hours. If they persist, see your doctor. ...Read more