Category Archives: Prednisone

Corticosteroid Benefits Without Side Effects

Researchers work toward pill to replace corticosteroids like Prednisone.By Mary Anne Dunkin The article can be found at Arthritis Today. My Analysis: I do have side-effects from prednisone (corticosteroids) as do most of the patients with Vasculitis who have to … Continue reading

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Surviving Prednisone

When I had my first crisis with an autoimmune diseaase called Wegener’s Granulomatosis (name may be changed to ANCA-Associated Granulomatosis Vasculitis), prednisone and cytoxan where the two medications used to suppress my inflammatory response. The reason predisone and cytoxan were … Continue reading

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Bisphosphonate-Related Osteonecrosis of the Jaws (BRONJ)

Bisphosphonate therapy— used primarily in the treatment of osteoporosis and cancer-related conditions—carries a risk of bisphosphonate-related osteonecrosis of the jaws (BRONJ). In 2003-2004, the first cases of non-healing, exposed, necrotic bone in the jaws of patients treated with i.v. bisphosphonates … Continue reading

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Some Information About Prednisone

I know that I have talked some about this cortico-steroid, but since it is a major part of a WG treatment, I felt that I sould mention it again… and again… and again. Well anyway. Prednisone in combination with a … Continue reading

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High-dosage Prednisone Use

This picture is of me about three months or more after my diagnosis of Wegener’s Granulomatosis. In the first three months, I was on I.V. Cytoxan (1400 mg) and 100 mg. of prednisone. If you look closely at the picture, … Continue reading

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Psychiatric Adverse Effects of Corticosteroids

Psychiatric Adverse Effects of Corticosteroids. Corticosteroid is another name for prednisone. Prednisone is a common treatment for Wegener’s Granulomatosis, Vasculitis, Rhuematoid diseases, and asthma. Another article about mood changes attributed to corticosteroids (prednisone) is in this article. Analysis: After I … Continue reading

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Dealing with Prednisone

Thank you, Connie for writing this piece and for letting me post it here.I vacuumed at 2 AM – there was no waiting at my house for the vacuum at that time. OK, they did make me stop after the … Continue reading

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