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How Much Calcium Does Someone Taking 40 Mg Of Prednisone A Day Probably Need
It depends: In general, it depends on your health issues, especially your kidney function. Ask your doctor. If ok would take 1200-1500 mg of calcium daily divided into 2 doses. Also take 800 iu vitamin d daily. Ask your doctor about checking your bone density and 25 hydroxy- vitamin d level. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
56 yr old woman taking 5mg prednisone ever day for 30 yrs.Need to take calcium w/vitamind. What brand do you recommend .
Depends on diet: Your personal needs for calcium supplementation depends on how much calcium you are getting in your diet. Vitamin d is needed to absorb calcium so you need to make sure you are not vitamin d deficient. Prednisone taken for more than 8 weeks has been shown to contribute to bone density loss. See your doctor and ask if he/she would recommend getting a DEXA scan and vitamin d levels checked. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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Yes can take: It ihas been concluded that prednison ldp has a negative eff?ects on bone metabolism, since bone formation decrease while bone resorption remained-- unchanged or decreased slightly. The increase in PTH during ldp could be prevented by Calcitriol combined with calcium supplementation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Do Plan B is okey with a lupus patient like me? I'm taking prednisone,hcqs, endoxan,vitE,fishOIL,calcium,iron can it affect fertility?
I am taking iron.Nexium.Calcium.Vit d3.Methotrexate.Prednisone.Enbrel.Folic acid.Norco. Loestrin 24 fe... Any contradiction?
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What amounts of calcium and vit d supplements are appropriate for 46 yr. Old female, inflammatory rheum. Disease & have been on oral prednisone 2.5 yr?
Easy to do!: You should take more calcium if you do not take much vitamin -d3, but there is a happy median: take orally 600mg of calcium, if your drink milk or eat chees and yogurt with regularity; take 1200 mg if you do not. Vitamin d3 intake should at least be 2000iy/day. But i take 5000iu weekdays. Vitamin d3 is cancer and heart disease protective, and both protect the colon! ...Read more
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