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Does prednisone help relieve bursitis?

Does prednisone help relieve bursitis?

Yes: Prednisone works by knocking down the inflammation in the bursa sac. It's the same type of medication that is injected into joints and bursa sacs alike. Hope this helps! ...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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Could prednisone relieve the symptoms of fibromyalgia?

Could prednisone relieve the symptoms of fibromyalgia?

Not good choice: Drugs approved by fda include lyrica, cymbalta, and savella, (milnacipran) but several other meds have been tried. Failures include nsaid's, anti-depressants, opioids, steroids, aspirin, and a host of other meds. ...Read more

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I stopped taking prednisone 2 days ago and have extreme nausea? How long does it last and what can I take for relief?

I stopped taking prednisone 2 days ago and have extreme nausea? How long does it last and what can I take for relief?

See physician: Hello Brenda. The answer to your question will depend on what dose of prednisone you were taking and for how long. Regardless, you should see your physician for assessment as serious symptoms can occur after stoppage with prolonged steroid use ...Read more

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Will prednisone help relieve ear congestion/fullness? And how long will it take to work? (20mg 2x/day for 5 days)

Will prednisone help relieve ear congestion/fullness? And how long will it take to work? (20mg 2x/day for 5 days)

It may....: "ear congestion" often is the result of malfunctioning of the eustachian tube--a tiny little tube connecting your inner ear area to the back/side of your throat/mouth. The the tube is functioning normally, you don't have the "congestion feel in ear" when this tube is blocked i.e. Cold/allergies, it affects drainage and hence affects middle ear. Prednisone may help. If worse, call doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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Do doctors have any idea what causes lupus fog? I get this! it's spaciness with unclear thinking. Never had this before dx! prednisone relieves it.

Neuro lupus: This can depend on neuro lupus since steroids help. The Prednisone helps clear the inflammatory cytokines which may contribute to your but it may be due to something else that is non-lupus or other medications being used at the same time. ...Read more

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10mg prednisone for a week for possible RA and have found no relief. Does it need longer than a week or do I likely not have RA? RF CCP neg ANA 1:320

10mg prednisone for a week for possible RA and have found no relief. Does it need longer than a week or do I likely not have RA? RF CCP neg ANA 1:320

Therapy: Multiple excellent medications are available for the treatment of RA. You may need a high or tapered dose of prednisone or another disease modifying arthritis medication. Please consult your prescribing physician. ...Read more

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How long does it take for prednisone to relieve my lower back pain?

How long does it take for prednisone to relieve my lower back pain?

It's pretty fast: Usually within the 1st day or two if its strong enough. Some pain will not respond to prednisone. If it doesn't, talk to your doc about what the next step is. You may need more advanced testing to determine a cause. ...Read more

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Dr. John Feola
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Liquid Pred (Definition)

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Deltasone (Definition)

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