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prednisone 20 mg tablet
it is a peach colored with the letters3443 imprint on it. ## Is the marking DAN DAN 5443? If so, then yes, it contains 20mgs of Prednisone, used to treat allergies and inflammation. Common side effecs may include; nausea, drowsiness, weight gain and compromised immunity. Read more: ...
Updated 4 years ago in Prednisone.
Sun, Aug 29 '10, 10:50 AM   1  Subscribe to thread 207892
Prednisone 20 Mg
Can this med.constipate me? ## Prednisone is a steroid class medication and actually, it usually causes diarrhea as a side effect in most people that take it, along with nausea, weight gain and fluid retention. Learn more Prednisone details here. Have you been having a problem with constipation? If so, are you taking anything else? ...
Updated 1 year ago in Prednisone.
Mon, May 20 '13, 1:35 PM   1  Subscribe to thread 247084
Prednisone 20mg tablet twice a day
I have to start this in the morning, is this a lot at once I have to do this 2x a day for a bad cough. ( I have had it for 3 weeks) Also should I take a lower mg closer to time to get off it or what. I'm scarf to take this I took it before and it felt like my heart was going to jump out of my chest and had night sweats. Any one take this much a day? ## Hi Angie, I don't know if your cough is related to Asthma in any way, but for someone who is 12 years old and up, the dose for asthma is 40 mg orally every 12 hours. That being said, I don't think it is unsafe to be taking this much, however if it has made you feel ill in the past you may want to find an alternative. Learn More: Prednisone Details Does your doctor know about your previous reaction to this medication? ...
Updated 1 year ago in Prednisone.
Wed, Feb 20 '13, 11:36 PM   1  Subscribe to thread 243042
Ic Prednisone 20 Mg
Cant sleep while on this medication! Can I take a sleeping aid? Tyenol PM or advil PM ## Can't sleep on prednisone what can I take yo)to. help me ## I would recommend staying away from the Advil/Ibuprofen, because it is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory and taking it with the Prednisone can seriously increase the risk of developing stomach problems, such as bleeding ulcers. There are, however, no interactions listed between taking the Prednisone, with the Tylenol PM, which contains Acetaminophen and Diphenhydramine, but you may want to double check that with your pharmacist to be certain. Are there any other questions or comments? ...
Updated 3 years ago in Prednisone.
Fri, Mar 25 '11, 2:31 PM   2  Subscribe to thread 212534
what dose 20 MG prednisone tablets look like
predinsone 20mg tablets.is it peach in color,with the letters or words westwrod 447 on it. ## I found Prednisone 20 mg, click on the link to view the pill... To learn more about this drug click on the link below... Do you have any more questions or information to add? Please post back if you do. ...
Updated 5 years ago in Prednisone.
Tue, Jan 27 '09, 5:46 PM   1  Subscribe to thread 186831
Prednisone
My husband died in our living room and I called 911. He was revived after they broke 3 ribs and had a major surgery and was hospitalized for weeks. When I panic I get short of breath. After Bill (husband) was taken to the hospital I had a panic attack and couldn't breathe. I called 911 and ended up in the hospital myself. At no time did anyone ask me about my history, what happened or anything. They just began giving me Prednisone. I had no idea what it was and took it. The take-down dose when I left the hospital was 20 mgms. three times a day for a certain period, then 10 mgms for another period and now I am down to 5 mgms per day and have been taking it for over a year. The hospital refuses to tell me what the dosage was when I was hospitalized but because of the 60 mgm daily take... ...
Updated 3 years ago in Prednisone.
Sat, Jun 18 '11, 2:31 AM   5  Subscribe to thread 192396
Prednisone 20mg side effects
I have a terrible rash on my neck, chest and spreading to my breasts. I am on 20 mg. of prednasone (reduced from 30 mg) and have been for almost a month. Could this rash be from the prednasone?? ## Hi Georgia sanders, Based on my research, "rash" is listed as one of the rare side effects of Prednisone. I recommend speaking with your doctor about this if possible, just so the symptoms don't get any worse. You can learn more about this drug on the page for Prednisone Details I hope this helps! ...
Updated 1 year ago in Prednisone.
Fri, Apr 26 '13, 4:49 PM   1  Subscribe to thread 245715
prednisone 20mg scared plz help
I was prescribed 20 mg of prednisone for an abnormal lump on my leg, i wasn't aware of any of the terrible side affects and took it the first day feeling quite moody and pretty much lost sense of time, when i went to bed my legs began to ache terribly and my heart wouldn't stop pounding. I didn't sleep much at all and when i did i experienced terrible and odd nightmares. I am supposed to take it for 5 days once a day, but i refuse to take anymore because i simply can't handle the side effects. I haven't taken my second dose... i feel okay since i haven't taken anymore but am afraid since i have read and heard how dangerous it is to suddenly stop taking a medication. Will only one days dosage affect me? Please help....... ## Hello, Mrs. Parsons! How are you doing?... ...
Updated 3 months ago in Prednisone.
Sat, May 10 '14, 7:50 PM   2  Subscribe to thread 256089
should prednisone 20 mg be tapered
is it ok to take prednisone 20 mg for week for bronchitis without tapering ## Hello, Maggie! How are you? Yes, that can be done if it's been taken for less than 3 weeks (21 days). I've had to do it several times myself for severe allergic reactions. Is there anything else I can help with? ...
Updated 8 months ago in Prednisone.
Fri, Dec 27 '13, 9:50 AM   1  Subscribe to thread 257664
meloxicam 7.5 mg and prednisone 20 mg
how long can you store these in your medicine closet before it is not safe to take them? ...
Updated 12 days ago in Meloxicam.
Wed, Aug 20 '14, 7:20 AM   0 
pulmison 20 mg tablet
I have been given Pulmison 20 mg tablets to clear up blocked Eustscheon tubes, as I have lost some of my hearing due to acute sinus. I started getting heart palpitations since taking the tablets which is quite severe for several hours a day. Should I discontinue taking them? ## Hi, Rosemary Ann! How are you? Pulmison contains the active ingredient Prednisone, which is a steroid class medication and it can cause palpitations as a side effect in some people that take it. Learn more Pulmison details here. Have you consulted your doctor? In many cases, palpitations are benign and just annoying, but if they involve tachycardia or other irregularities, they should be medically checked out. ...
Updated 1 year ago in Prednisone.
Wed, Aug 21 '13, 2:57 PM   1  Subscribe to thread 251067
best time of the day to take prednisone 20mg
I started predizone 20 mg yesterday. Took 3 tabs in the early a m . Directions say 3 tabs for 3 days, then 2 tabs for 4 days ,then 1 tab for 4 days. I felt for a lack of a word moody all day yesterday. And had insomnia last nite. Is there a better time to take the medication ## Hi, Itchypoo! Sorry about the side effects. You may do better off splitting them up throughout the day, that can sometimes help mitigate the side effects. You'd need to check with your doctor to make sure that it's okay for you to do so, but in most cases it is. Learn more Prednisone details here. It is a steroid class medication, so regardless, you'll most likely still experience some side effects, such as the insomnia and some anxiety. Is there anything else I can help with? ...
Updated 1 year ago in Prednisone.
Mon, Aug 19 '13, 11:08 AM   1  Subscribe to thread 250849
Pulmison Tablets 20 Mg
I have been taking these tablets for approx 10days and have started experiencing cramps in my left hand mainly - the thumb and index finger to be precise. I am unable to hold a fork when eating and also hold a book to read ## Pulmison contains the active ingredient Prednisone, which is a steroid class medication and it can cause some problematic side effects in some people that take it. Learn more Pulmison details here. It may not be the right medication for you to take and you should contact your doctor to see if you need to try something different. Have you experienced any other odd symptoms? ...
Updated 1 year ago in Prednisone.
Wed, Oct 17 '12, 1:34 PM   1  Subscribe to thread 237105
Seniors on Prednisone
A 90 year old woman was diagnosed with penumonia about 4 weeks ago which required hospitalization. She was placed on an antibiotics was not getting any better. Was rushed by ambulance to the hospital for choking and was placed on prednisone of 50 mg/day for a week with a plan to have the prednisone decreased by 10mg/day every week there after, until weaned. She starts today with 20 mg(s)/day for the next week, but has not regained any of her energy. I am praying for a miracle that she will regain her strength, but it does not look very promising. Was the initial dose of 50mg/day too much for her system. Her pneumonia appears to have cleared up, but she is so short winded, fatigued, always wants to sleep and has lost interest in her usual activities. Prior to the pneumonia, was washing p... ...
Updated 2 years ago in Prednisone.
Fri, Jul 27 '12, 8:46 AM   2  Subscribe to thread 233528
Prednisone 20mg can it cause a rash on your body
I have a terrible rash on my neck, chest and spreading to my breasts. I am on 20 mg. of prednisone (reduced from 30 mg) and have been for almost a month. Could this rash be from the prednisone?? ## It might be, but I have to say that it's rather difficult to say, because there could be several reasons. Aside from the fact that there's always a chance of suddenly developing an allergy or sensitivity to something, regardless of how long you've been taking it or been exposed to it… These steroid medications also have an effect on your immune system, so it could have caused an allergy or sensitivity to something else to pop up. Learn more Prednisone details here. Is it an itchy rash, or a rash that's just kind of there? You should talk to your doctor about ... ...
Updated 1 year ago in Prednisone.
Wed, Apr 17 '13, 10:11 AM   1  Subscribe to thread 245716
Prednisone Side Effects
I was diagnosed with Bells Palsy and was given prednisone to reduce inflammation. I was on 120mg for 3 days. Then 80 mg for 3 days. Then 40 mg for 3 days. Then 20 mg for 3 days. Then I was done. I have been off for a week now and within that week I have developed severe acne on my chest, back, neck, face, etc. I was wondering if anyone else has experienced this? I have read acne can be a side effect, but most things I have read have came from people who were on prednisone for years or months. ## These steroid class medications tend to linger and continue to have effects in your body, for awhile, after you finish your course of treatment. Have you talked to your doctor about it? This should clear up, on its own, in a few days. ## I've been using prednisone and I've got a problem ... ...
Updated 7 months ago in Prednisone.
Tue, Jan 07 '14, 5:27 AM   7  Subscribe to thread 230457
prednisone 60mg a day for 9 years old boy.
can 9 years old boy take 3 tablets prednisone 20 mg a day for 5 days for coughing and whizzing sound? Does this medication interfere with Amoxicillin 500 mg for the same boy with sort infection and cold? ## Hello, Wally! How is he doing? Was the Prednisone prescribed by his doctor? If so, you should follow the doctor's instructions. It is a steroid class medication, so it may cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, headache and fluid retention, but short term use usually doesn't cause severe problems in most people. Learn more Prednisone details here. If the child is wheezing, this was probably prescribe to reduce the airway inflammation, but if you're concerned about your child taking it, you should discuss it with the doctor, or your pharmacist. And no, there are no... ...
Updated 8 months ago in Prednisone.
Mon, Dec 09 '13, 3:16 PM   1  Subscribe to thread 256379
meptin 50 mg tablet
My dad was diagnose with a hepatitis and his Dc. Estanislao gave this prescription to my Dad. According to my sister Meptin are very small tablets. Now I am planning to go to Philippines to see my Dad . I learned from my sister that Dc. Estanislao ordered this medecine through his son who lives here in the United States of America. thank you so much and hope you will be able to help me ## There is nothing under this name listed in the US prescription drug databases, the only thing I can find listed under this name is an asthma inhaler available in Japan. ## is it ok to tkae prednisone 20mg with salbotamol 2mg? ## Meptin 25 mg tablets ## My 6y/o daughter was given by her doctor Meptin and Zinnat for her cough, cold, and otitis media. After 3 days of being off her medication, she started ... ...
Updated 1 year ago in Prednisone.
Sun, Oct 14 '12, 2:48 PM   5  Subscribe to thread 182923
On prednisone for 7 days, stopped on a 20mg dose. Having bad withdrawals..
It's coming to the end of my 3rd day without prednisone.I was only suppose to take 40mg for 5 days. However I don't metabolize medicines well & the side effects were way too rough on me. I did 3 days of 40 mg & 4 days of 20mg until the ten pills were gone. I took them inflammation of the lingual tonsils. I'm having some pretty bad after effects, I get aura like feelings. I feel as though I could pass out, I keep getting.joint pains, my arthritis in my back is killing me. Around the same times everyday i get extremely fatigued, spaced out and useless. My anxiety episodes have berm intense & long. My temperate has been normal however, blood pressure normal if not a bit high at times. I'm just worried about having adrenal crisis. Is this something I should be wo... ...
Updated 1 year ago in Prednisone.
Sat, Oct 20 '12, 4:49 PM   2  Subscribe to thread 237335
prednisone 20 mg (Too scared to start taking it, is it as bad as its reputation?)
What should I expect when taking one 20 mg of Prednisone daily for 14 days, and when should I taper off of it? ## Actually, if you're taking it for fewer than 21 days. there is no need to taper, unless your doctor has specified otherwise. And what reputation are you speaking of? It can cause side effects, such as nausea, dizziness, headache and fluid retention, but the bigger risks are usually only associated with long-term use. ## Prescribed prednisone for arthritis symptoms (20 mg). What are the risks of dependence on this drug? What is it like to discontinue? ...
Updated 28 days ago in Prednisone.
Mon, Aug 04 '14, 2:11 AM   2  Subscribe to thread 265707

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