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Prednisone And Caffeine
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
Two weeks straight migraine seen doctor he put me on amitriptyline and prednisone. No caffeine intake having no relief. Any suggestions?
Suggestions: Follow up with the doctor who's treating you for your migraines, so that s/he will be able to help you get the results you're seeking. You may also want to discuss magnesium and coq10 supplementation with your doctor, as in some cases these can improve migraine control but not conflict with pharmaceuticals. Good luck to you. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I took one 20 mg of prednisone, i had the sensation of a caffeine high for a moment. How long will this dosage stay in my system.
I took Prednisone early this morning. I am not drinking any caffeine andI haven't usedmy inhaler today. Can the Prednisone still affect my heart now?
Can be: Symptoms of caffeine overdose may include: Restlessness, ^ heart rate, palpitations, nausea, vomiting, anxiety, insomnia, ^ sweating, dizziness & cardiac arrest. Possible side effects of caffeine: nervousness, insomnia, restlessness, irritability feeling hyper, ringing in ears, rapid or irregular heart rate, nausea, vomiting, GI upset, shakiness, dizziness or allergic reaction. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer