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Damaged skin due to persivate cream

I have been using persivate for almost a year and I wasn't aware of the side effects, but now my skin is darker, I have lots of pimples and rashes, it is itchy and dry... Please advise me on what to do. Any recommendations? ## I was also using persivate cream for more than 5 years. I stopped using it and I had pimples and my skin became dark. My face was itchy night and day then I decided to consult a skin specialist. Although it was very expensive but my skin is healing nicely. The doc told me that if you are using persivate you are damaging your skin. Whoever is continuing using this poison must stop honestly. ## Hi, I used persivate ointment last year to clear dark marks on my face n yes they did fade away but then i stopped using it and now my skin is worse than b4 the dark mark...

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Prednisone affecting my 1-dose Methadone maintenance

Hello. I'm an addict in recovery, using the methadone maintenance as the way to wean off opiates. I currently take 1 95mg dose (methadone) in the morning, and I'm weaning down 2mg/month. I also have spinal stenosis, degenerative disc disease and major lumbar pain. I take only Aleve for pain, as I'm told the methadone will not help me because I only take 1 single dose/day and not for pain management. I have had 2 surgeries on my back. A simple laminectomy, but my 2nd surgery was spinal fusion surgery. I have a metal cage in my lower back, but now; I need a 3rd surgery to repair the discs higher on my spine, as all the pain has returned and my very well-respected doctor highly suggests this. He ordered a series of steroidal epidural shots in my back. I did the 1st round of sho...

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Can Prednisone cause anxiety and insomnia?

My mom is on Prednisone and is having severe anxiety and insomnia. She is a totally different person. The docs have lowered her dose and tell us she will improve 4-6 weeks after it is lowered. Anyone else go through this and did it get better after that time? I need advice. ## I, too, had insomnia after taking the Prednisone. Anxiety has increased tenfold. My husband is a love and he takes good care of me. He understands and sometimes when I get carried away he just smiles and says, Prednisone and I know the medication is causing the problem. I hope that things get better for your mom. Just try to remind her in a nice way that the Prednisone is causing her feelings and that she really is OK. Being patient with her will help more than anything I think and if she is receptive to the idea ...

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Obeclox and weight loss

I've just been on prednisone treatment and I can't seem to shed the pounds I gained due to taking the steroids for a temporal diseased I suffered. I was wondering if taking Obleclox would help me feel less hungry and with a healthy diet and exercise be able to go back to my original weight. Does anyone know if taking this pill is safe? Thanks for your help!! ## Obeclox contains the active ingredient Clobenzorex, which is available in the U.S. only by prescription. There is no medication that is really safer than any other, they all come with risks and dangers. For some people it has been very effective for weight loss, but not for everyone, which is the way any medication works. This is a stimulant that is used to help suppress appetite. It can cause side effects, such as: nause...

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Prednisone 20mg - 3 tablets once daily - what does this mean?

Hi. I have been prescribed prednisone 20 mg. On the bottle it says take 3 tablets once daily. Does this mean i take 3 at 1 time? ## Hello, Tiffany! How are you? Yes and it is a typical way for this medication to be prescribed, in order to give you a high dose to treat the relevant condition. The FDA lists the typical side effects of this steroid as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, acne, nervousness and insomnia. Is there anything else I can help with? ## 3tablet once daily ?? what does it mean ?? ## Crystal... I was prescribed Prednisone,my 1st day I took 3 pills 1 in the morning 1 at lunch 1 at night. Was I suppose to take them together? and if so, on the 2nd day it says take 2 pills a day for the next 3 day's, do I go ahead and take them at once everyday until I...

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Comneslone-40

What is this medication, comneslone-40? ## Hello, Joe! How are you? As listed by the FDA, Comneslone is actually a brand name for the steroid Prednisone. It is commonly used to treat conditions, such as allergic reactions, immune disorders and swelling. Its typical side effects may possibly include nausea, dizziness, headache, nervousness, acne, insomnia and weight gain. Is there anything else I can help with? ## Why would you say that, the FDA website does not even recognize the spelling of conmneslone.. ## or even the spelling of comneslone. ## I am trying to find out about comneslone -5 mg. I have them but don't know the inactive ingredients and need to make sure there isn't one specific one I am allergic to. I am not having luck contacting the manufacturer combitic . Any hel...

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Round White Pill 54899

Found very small round white pills on one side it has 54899 on the other side just a line through the pill can someone pls let me know what this pill might be? thx ## This tablet contains 10mgs of Prednisone, which is a steroid class medication that is used to treat allergic reactions, swelling and immune disorders. (NDC 0054-0017) Inactive Ingredients: - Lactose - Magnesium Stearate - Cellulose, Microcrystalline - Starch, Corn - Sodium Starch Glycolate Type a Potato Ref: DailyMed

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Ffor how long an i going to use persivate

after reading all the comments, im scared.this is my second month using persivate mixed with something and i have to use it for 6 months advices by my skn doctor. and i also drink prednisone 5mg tab. The doctor told me that i have seborrheic dermatitis. my skin was dry and peeling. but since i used it my skin is so better and beautiful. Does that mean that i have to use it for life time? ## How long you should use it, is really something that only your doctor can advise, since there are many different factors at play, such as your overall health, how much of it you're using, other medications you might be taking, and etc. Persivate is a topical steroid class medication, and it may cause side effects, such as skin redness, irritation, and a burning sensation. Is your doctor monitorin...

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White Round Scored Pill 3442 DAN DAN

I found this pill in my cabinet and am just making sure it matches my prescription because it doesn't match the description on the bottle. Can anyone help identify it? ## Are the numbers possibly 5442? If so, Watson Pharmaceuticals lists this tablet as containing 10mgs of Prednisone. NDC: 00591-5442 It is a steroid class medication that is commonly used to treat allergic reactions, inflammation, and some immune disorders. Its typical side effects may include nausea, dizziness, headache, acne, weight gain, and mood changes. ## I have 1 white round pill that have 3442 on back and Dan on the front. What is this ?? for

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pill expiration prednisone in hot humid weather

I have copd and take maintenance dose of ten. When I get serious attack I take s tapered dose of 20mg. I live on a boat in guatemala during the winter months. Its both hot and humid. They are a year old and don't seem to be working. I'm half way through this batch. I.have a new batch now. Should I start the new batch now? Thanks ## Yes, they can lose efficacy if exposed to such conditions, so it would likely be best to take the new supply. The typical side effects of Prednisone may include nausea, dizziness, headache, nervousness, anxiety, acne, and insomnia. My mother-in-law has to take it, once in awhile, for her severe asthma, and I always told her not to even keep it in our bathroom, so she now keeps all her medications in a cabinet in her bedroom. If it still doesn't he...

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prednisone and ciprofloxacn

My doctor just prescribed two drugs for two different conditions, prednisone for severe poison ivy and ciprofloxacn for a urinary infection. After doing a bit of research, it is my understanding that prednisone should not be taken when there is an infection. Should I take them both? (Prednisone dosage: 5mg each tablet; 10 tablets daily for 2 days, reducing to 9/2days; 8/2days; 6/2days; 4/2days; 2/2days; 1/2days. Cipro dosage: 500 mg; 1 tablet twice daily for 14 days) ## You shouldn't take it if you have an active fungal infection that you are taking oral medications for, and it can make it easier for you to develop an infection, but it is fine to take if you're doctor has prescribed it for you, and is monitoring your condition regularly. The FDA lists the typical side effects of...

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Pulmison 20mg tablet uses

I have been prescribed 20mg tablets of pulmison for 3 days only ## Pulmison contains the active ingredient Prednisone, this is a Corticosteroid used mostly for its immunosuppressant properties, to treat allergic reactions and swelling. Common side effects may include: nausea, drowsiness, weight gain and dizziness. Read more: Do you have any other questions? ## my mother 79 yrs old diagnosed with disc prolapse, other doct diagnose disc degeneration, is it the same thing? cant afford surgery as they suggested, what type of pain relief will be good,she got neurobion, pulmison,celebrex,is it ok? ## can i use pulmison 20 mg for pain re gout ? ## I was prescribed pulmison at 30 MG per day for 5 days in conjunction with the antibiotic, Ketek 800 mg per day. It was given to me as I started show...

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Prednisone and abrupt withdrawl

I have been on 15mg Prednisone now for 10 months and my team of specialists want me to quit cold turkey will this cause issues for me? I tried to reduce down to 13mg a while back but suffered severe back oain and confusion after only reducing by 2mg... ## Lani --- i don't think its a good idea to go off Prednisone cold turkey. Your adrenal system needs to adjust slowly -- reducing by 11/2 to 2 mg a week would be better until your down to 5 mg. Then you might be able to stop cold turkey. ## I actually agree but today they went ahead and did it anyway so I am no longer allowed to have any prednisone. My blood pressure has dropped and I tried to use a zimmer frame to walk with (because I was dizzy and light headed and the lower back pain was horrendous) and that was fine until I sat on...

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Did I overdose on Prednisone?

I was prescribed Prednisone (60MG) 3x daily for 7 days and was supposed to take one every 8 hours 3x daily. But instead I took one every 4-5 hours unknowingly for 5 days...straight I stopped taking them after the 5th day. Because I got panic attacks and migraines. I've been off Prednisone for 5 days now and have been feeling the worst anxiety of my life...I cannot control it or calm myself down and I've been having physical weakness and extreme fatigue and stress. Should I be worried? ## You need to notify the prescribing doctor and explain exactly what has happened. When you start taking Prednisone, the body stops making cortisol on it's own. The two things you mention, headaches and panic, are side effects of the Prednisone. If Prednisone is not tapered down properly it ca...

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west word475

little white pill ## i'd like some info on this please. i found this pill on the floor just before my 13 month old put it in his mouth! thank you for your help! ## Is there any way the imprint could have read 'West-Ward 475'? If so then it's a 5 mg pill of Prednisone ## what could this product have done to my one year old son if ingested? a helpful reply would be greatly appreciated. thank you a happy holidays! worried papa ## That is correct, it contains 5mgs of Prednisone, which is a steroid class medication, that's commonly used to treat inflammation, allergic reactions, and some immune disorders. NDC: 00143-1475 Its typical side effects may include nausea, dizziness, headache, acne, weight changes, insomnia, nervousness, and mood changes. Brenda, it depends on h...

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Prednisone Drug Information

I have been prescribed prednisone 20mg. And am directed to take 2 tablets daily for 5 days. I am male and weigh 158lbs. Do I take 1 tablet every 12 hours or do I take the 2 tablets together each day as one? ## Although I would have your doctor confirm this - In most cases, the term "twice a day" usually refers to having one pill every 12 hours (morning and evening). I believe it is mainly to help keep the medication in your system for as long as possible, throughout the course of 24hrs. Are they extended-release capsules? I hope this helps! ## Can anyone suggest me an exercise to make my hip muscle strong? I am suffering from "Inward Knee Collapse". I learned that i need to strengthen my hip muscles. ## When it say take 2 tablets by mouth daily for 5 day it mean I can ta...

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optic nerve inflamation

My doctor has prescribed prednisone 10mg 4 times a day I just started taking it a few days ago my optic nerve is inflammed causing my vision in my right eye to be blurred and foggy.i seen a nuero opthsmologist at university of michigan medical center and he dida ton of tests he knew what was wrong but could not find what was causing i guess what i want to know is has anyone had this condition and has prednisone worked? ## I was prescribed this medication (50mg) 1pill a day for 3 days and after 8 days I find my vision becoming blury once in a while and the depression such as mood swings have been increasing. I never take or took any medication prior to this and I will never do it again. I knew nothing about prednisone and would not recommend it for anyone. ## DO NOT take prednisone. When...

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orange pill 50 92

peach pill with v on one side and 50 92 on the other ## Is that the complete imprint from the tablet? ## A round orangeis\peach pill with a V on one side and 50\92 on the other side with a line threw it ## A fat round peachis\orangishe pill with a v on one side and 50\92 on the othe side.. What is that? ## Located a match to a round pinkish/peach-ish pill with V 50 92 on it, it's Prednisone 20 mg. Prednisone can be used in autoimmune diseases, inflammatory diseases (such as severe asthma, severe allergies, juvenile dermatomyositis, angioedema episodes, severe urushiol-induced contact dermatitis, systemic lupus erythematosus, ulcerative colitis, rheumatoid arthritis, Still's disease, Bell's palsy, Crohn's disease, pemphigus and sarcoidosis), uveitis, various kidney diseas...

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Prednisone To Treat Dizziness

I am prescribed Prednizone to treat dizziness - possibly an inner ear infection. Prednizone causes dizziness as well, doesn't it? ## Prednisone is a steroid class medication and yes, it can cause it as a side effect, but only for the duration of time you are using it. And it isn't really used to treat the dizziness, but it can treat any swelling that is caused by the infection that may be causing the dizziness. Learn more: Is there anything else I can help with? ## Hi..my doc put me on prednisone and betamox as well as Voltaren for a ear infection..does this cause muscle spasm while sleeping

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what is the use of predmet tablet

I'm a 58 yr old male, suffering from COPD, living in Calcutta in India. My city is highly polluted. I have been suffering from Asthma for 25 yrs. It is in the family. I have a nebuliser at home, as advised by my doctor. I use inhalers. Once in 45 days, the suffering worsened and then i was put on Predmet 16 (tapering off way). My regular exercise is a 45 min walk in a park. I am non smoker, but do have alcohol. Will the use of Predmet every 45 days (ave) put me in a high risk zone? ## Hello, Sambuddha! How are you doing? Well, you shouldn't take it, unless your doctor instructs you to do so. But, sometimes with these breathing issues, it is needed rather frequently. My mother-in-law has a standing order for Prednisone, due to her asthma and how often it acts up. The U.S. FDA lis...

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