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Prednisone For Bronchitis
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
On prednisone for bronchitis. Wont be doing any smoking but marijuana itself will not have any negative affects on my medication? Say edibles?
I have med anxiety. I just took prednisone for bronchitis (have taken b4 with no prob) but now I'm worried. Is it likely to cause an adverse reaction?
Anxiety: Many people have anxiety about medications, even ones they have previously taken. You are correct in your labeling the issue is not the medication. Many people take. The problem is your anxiety. Use ccognitive behavioral skills to fight it. Get assistance if you need to because your health is at stake. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it normal to have increased sciatica pain after starting a round of prednisone for bronchitis? The pain seems to be nerve pain.
I am taking prednisone for bronchitis. Are urinary tract infections a possible side effect of this medicine?
Was put on 5 days prednisone 4 bronchitis/sinusitis they believe is viral. No antibiotics. Safe 2 be on it w/o antibiotics? Feeling 85% better already
No abx likely ok: If your physician suspects a viral source to your illness, then it's perfectly reasonable to start treatment that does not include antibiotics. Good to hear you're feeling better. ...Read more
I am taking doxycycline & prednisone for bronchitis. I have ton congestion in nose & a lot phlegm in chest. Would Mucinex (guaifenesin) & sudafed be beneficial?
Bronchitis: Yes, they may help to relieve the symptoms ...Read more
I just started 20mg prednisone tonight for bronchitis. I took it at 8pm & its now 1:40am. I'm having hot flashes & I'm only 19. How do I control this side effect? I don't like it, but I can't breathe.
Drug reaction: 20-40% of persons who take Prednisone have an adverse reaction to it. This will subside tonight, but you need to call your doctor in the am and clearly tell him/her about this. Do not keep taking it unless absolutely necessary. Side effects could get worse and result in tragedy. There are ways around these effects, but you and your doctor need specialist consultation. Now. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Rheumatology appt in week, bad muscle weakness, have taken 2 doses prednisone for mild bronchitis. If I stop can it still affect test results i.E. Cpk?
I finished antibiotics and prednisone and my bronchitis came back? I felt fine with rx. Its not as bad as before. I have sinus pressure and cough.
On oral prednisone for asthma & acute bronchitis. I have chest pain this morning to left and under rib should I be worried?
My doctor prescribed prednisone to me for my bronchitis. What does it do specifically to aid in getting over the bronchitis?
Fights inflammation: Prednisone is a strong anti-inflammatory medication. Perhaps you have had some narrowing of your bronchial tubes - and maybe some wheezing. Prednisone may help these symptoms. Prednisone is usually taken for a brief period of time, though. Taking it for long periods may increase your risk for diabetes, obesity, and bone thinning. But taken for a brief period may help your symptoms greatly. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My dr prescribed prednisone 5mg twice daily for bronchitis. I take sinthroid 25mg for my hypothyroidism. Is it safe? I'm coughing and wheezing a lot.
Wheezing treatment: It is safe to take both medications together. There are no interactions between them. 10 mg total daily Prednisone is a low dose. You might need a higher dose if you are still wheezing. I assume you are taking antibiotic for bronchitis too. Talk to your doctor if wheezing persists and you don't get better. He or she might need to reevaluate your symptoms. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm taking sulfamethoxazole, prednisone 10mg, benzonatate 200mg, for bronchitis and strep. Having trouble breathing still anything I can take to help?
Doctor for a couple of months I have had to take prednisone, and some antibiotic, for bronchitis, and severe allergy's, symptoms, some wheezing, mucus?
My doctor prescribed me azithromycin, prednisone, and hydromet syrup for bronchitis. Is it safe to take these 3 medicines all at once? I forgot to ask
Assist breathing: Bronchitis could cause a tight sensation in the chest. Prednisone is a steroid that works to open up the bronchioles. Prednsione can sometimes help to improve the tight sensation. It also helps to improve wheezing if it is heard on physical examination. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
After finish antibiotics, cough syrup prednisone medications to treat bronchitis, is it normal after 1 week to feel chest congestions and cough again?
Yes: However it is important to get in touch with our prescribing doctor. Something should get better by now examples--- shortness of breath, sputum production, sputum color etc. The respiratory epithelium is replaced by an young immature epithelium (lining of the breathing tubes) as a part of the healing process. It is very sensitive to stimuli resulting in prolonged cough (upto 6 weeks). ...Read more
After finishing antibiotics, cough syrup, prednisone medications to treat bronchitis, is it normal after 1 week to feel chest congestion and cough?
Not necessarily: But some remaining secretions can cause it. Get fluids, vit c, mucolytics for 3 more days if not better get medical assistance. ...Read more
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