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The Effects Of Mixing Lortab And Prednisone
What else can I do. Iam am having severe back pain, on nsaids, norco, (hydrocodone and acetaminophen) prednisone, muscle relaxers but still have horrible pain. Ca?
Back pain: I will assume you've seen a doctor already given the medications you are taking. Since the pain occurred after trauma, did you have any xrays or ct? A good history and exam can usually distinguish musculoskeletal pain from cancer related back pain. Sometimes the only cure for back pain is time to heal. It is important that you continue to follow-up with your doctor as an MRI may be necessary. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
Varies.: Depends on how it was stopped. If stopped abruptly it may have rebound effects of the disease process that was treated. IE a flare. May feel fatigued and sluggish until the effects wears off. If you have been taking it longer than two to three weeks should be tapered off by doctors directions. If you have taken it for a long time you may symptoms of adrenal insufficiency if not tapered correctly. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Very few: Short courses of Prednisone or Medrol (methylprednisolone) are commonly used for a variety of conditions like acute gout, poison oak, and allergic reactions. Since the treatment is less than a week, there are few potential problems. Some patients have a little insomnia or anxiety with the higher doses given in the first few days of the pack. ...Read more
Rupture: If injected directly upon. Orally little if any effect, but not so on bones. ...Read more
Mid mixtures: Prednisone can awaken and excite and increase appetite and elevate glucose. Nyquil is drying and slightly sedating. Mucinex (guaifenesin) dm is drying and slightly sedating. Taken together the result likely will be slight sedation and decongestion. Why not set aside Mucinex (guaifenesin) when you take nyquil...? ...Read more
What are the side effects of cortancyl (prednisone)? And what's the complications when taking 25mg of mtx with cortancyl?
Risk vs benefit: Prednisone like most medications can have many side effects. These include problems that occur over a relatively short period such as mood swings, difficulty sleeping, swellling, wt gain, glaucoma, and worsening of diabetes. There are also more serious long term side effects. A better question is what is the risk of not taking prednisone. I'd advise you to discuss this with your doctor. ...Read more
Is 20 mg Areva and 30/25/20/15/10/5 mg 2 week burst of prednisone okay to take? Side effects worry me as I seem to me sensitive.
The two drugs are not known to interact. That's the good news.
The bad news is that you appear to be sensitive to drugs in general, and just because interactions are not known does not mean you will avoid side effects.
So, in this case, you can be as confident as ever that you'll be fine, but remain vigilant whenever starting a new drug and do not hesitate to contact your physician or pharmacist ...Read more
I have been on 60mg of prednisone for 4wks and doing great no side effects but now about to taper, anything I should be aware of?
Taper slowly: And follow your doctors instructions do not abruptly stop it. ...Read more
I've just been prescribed prednisone, 20 mg twice/day 5 days, 20 mg for 3 days. Is it safe? Reading a lot of terrible things(side effects).
Side effect?: All med can have side effect, we take them when we need them. U physician thinks u do need it, comply with treatment. ...Read more
Been on prednisone for 8 months now, most of the time 50 mg/day, never had any visible side effects. Do i still have to worry about osteoporosis?
Gonna start prednisone 40mg tomorrow for my Crohn's and I'm nervous about side effects. Can you tell me some side effects and what to do for them?
Been prednisone for 2 mnt started with 60 mg now on 20.I've gained a lot of weight/moon face. Will these effects easily go once im off this?
I was given prednisone for laryingitis of a dose of 5 mg twice a day. Will I have any side effects? I need to complete the course of 5 days. Worried
Extra energy, a bit: Cranky and hungry maybe, but otherwise you should be fine. This is a small dose for only a few days. ...Read more
Been diagnosed wid uc. I'm taking prednisone 60mg for 2wks n 50 4 1wk. Side effects r bad n i wana stop it dis wk. Hw cn i safely tapper off in 1week?
Varied: There are many potential effects to taking Prednisone or any steroid medication. They include sweats, increased appetite, weight gain, acne, elevated blood sugar, increased frequency of urination. And others. More serious effects include raising blood pressure, causing cataracts to mature more quickly, osteoporosis and damage to bone(called osteonecrosis). ...Read more
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