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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
Options: As a sarcoid patient, i trust you've learned that often treatment is worse than the disease, and your wishes and your physician's judgement are key. You've probably already read about potassium iodide -- ask about this --, and about thalidomide -- you're male & there's no risk of harming your unborn child. ...Read more
Myasthenia Gravis, NOW severe osteoporosis &supposed to start Forteo shots daily! I'm scared as I DON'T want MG flare. Do u foresee any risks?
Realistically, how long before, plaquinil, imuran, (azathioprine) and low dose prednisone, should control a lupus flare. I'm at 3 months starting to get discourage. ?
Im prescribed antibiotics & prednisone for chronic sinusitis, i don't want to take the prednisone, would tylenol (acetaminophen) work just as well?
Not really: The Prednisone that you were prescribed is not necessary for treatment for your chronic sinusitis. It was given to you to help reduce the symptoms of sinusitis, such as pain and inflammation in your sinuses. Tylenol (acetaminophen) would not work as well since it is not an anti-inflammatory. You can take Ibuprofen or Naproxen instead of the prednisone, if you don't have any contraindications to those medications. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What to do if I have horrible reaction to cortisone injection and cortisone Medrol (methylprednisolone) dose pak..?
I want to have fluer de lys adbominoplasty to remove excess skin. I receive orencia (abatacept) and mtx, what about stopping for awhile before surgery.
For sure: Any immune modulating medications may interfere with wound healing and increase risk of infections. Moreover, a fleur de lis abdominoplasty is a significant procedure and a very careful and accurate preparation is mandatory to limit postoperative complications. Discuss all meds with your surgeons. ...Read more
Would it be safe to recieve kenalog (triamcinolone) injections to diminish a keloid scar whilst breastfeeding?
Prednisone 5 years.Aiha;splenectomy recommended/rituxan did not work/worried about susceptibility to infection/wound healing if surgery/suggestions?
I'm going to have Radiesse, (dermal fillers)Juvederm fillers done.Should I stop taking Glutathione & MSM(Methylsulfonylmethane)prior to injections,like Vit E, Aspirin?
To decrease immunity: Immunosuppresive agents are drugs that decrease immune function. While in most situations this would be undesirable, with certain conditions where the immune system is overactive or too aggressive, these drugs may be proper. Examples include to prevent rejection of transplanted organs, in autoimmune conditions to prevent tissue destruction, and in diseases with chronic inflammation like asthma. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If i just stop anabolic steroids will i recover or should I use Clomid (clomiphene) ? What should I do please help i've used testosterone propionate
Taper off: At your age, you should be able to recover full testosterone production once you come off anabolic steroids. It may take a few months. However if you stop abruptly, you may have some withdrawal symptoms. It may be better to taper off the medication. Clomid (clomiphene) will not make you recover any quicker. The important thing is that your pituitary has to see a low t level in order to start working. ...Read more
I want to get my tattoo finished but am taking methotrexate and rituxan (rituximab) at the moment, will it cause problems?
I'm having Radiesse (dermal fillers) & Juviderm fillers.Are there contraindications for Glutathione pills and MSM powder.Should I stop taking them prior to fillers?
I'm taking Aleve (naproxen) for mild knee injury. while getting allergy shots will it minimize reactions? Can it mask reactions? Should I let my allergist know?
Bleaching skin (to white) permanently? I don't have vitiligo, i'm tan, but since hq results fade i want to use monobenzone, is it really that risky?
I think carefully: I would think carefully before I use that medication since the results are permanent. I would even recommend seeing a psychologist or a psychiatrist before making such a drastic change. ...Read more
Tattoos on your breasts, or elsewhere, will not have any effect on your pregnancy or on breastfeeding your new baby. It may not be a good idea to get a new tattoo during pregnancy or while breastfeeding, because of the small risk of infection from the small breaks in the skin that ...Read more
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