PredniSONE Side Effects

Side effects and experiences with PredniSONE by users like you. Post Yours Now.
  1. link Magnu
    Anyone Have Trouble with Prednisone Side Effects Even After Stopping?
    Last week I was diagnosed with Acute Bronchitis and was given Prednisone 5 x 50mg Prednisone to be taken once per day, as well as a Zpak. On day 3 of the Pred, I started having insomnia. On day 4, started getting terrible anxiety (which I am not hist - 76% more...
    Magnu- over a year ago - 123 Replies - in PredniSONE
  2. link Ticked
    Ugh!!! I think this about sums it all up. Thank you for sending me in this direction Be. [link removed]
    Ticked- over a year ago
  3. link Cloak291
    Be - This was VERY helpful. Let me know what other supplements you were taking as this can really help me. Many thanks !!!! I hope I come out of this...
    Cloak291- over a year ago
  4. link Cloak291
    Hi Be - I have been having a 8 month nightmare so far. Could you tell me a little bit more about how you treated yourself? What doctor did you go to? Are you sure its adrenaline and not cortisol? How many mg of Prednisone were you on? I was only on 2 - 56% more...
    Cloak291- over a year ago
  5. link Terriw
    Its been a week since I quit taking prednisone and my feet and hands and side of face and head feel hot and I developed constant ringing in one ear. Ive been on this stuff 4 times in 3 months. Now they say its not from prednisone. I'm scheduled for m - 32% more...
    Terriw- over a year ago
  6. link Saintkilledher
    2 weeks later and my skin is only starting to slighty improve...am so worried that i might get stomach cancer like alot of people end up getting from this poisonous drug what has helped me is urine therapy it has calmed me down made me sleep better a - 26% more...
    Saintkilledher- over a year ago
  7. link Zanderman
    Zanderman-Cloak-Ticked-hopeful 3 weeks ago I was prescribed prednisone for a rash. I took 20 mg in the morning and 20 mg at night the first day. That night I could not sleep at all. In the morning I called the doctor to see if I could stop taking it. - 81% more...
    Zanderman- over a year ago
  8. link Saintkilledher
    A week later after stopping my depression is worse my skin is still all spoty and with acne,also this nasty drug can stop you from absorbing nutrients...and im a celiac so thats a double wamy...I should be thankfull my hair didnt fall out like some e - 20% more...
    Saintkilledher- over a year ago
  9. link Shaun_nz
    If you do get put on this drug make sure you ask your doctor about the affects once you finish your dose, My doctor did not explain all the risk as he told me one week on 60mg a day was a small dose but from what I herd from other doctors thats a big - 57% more...
    Shaun_nz- over a year ago
  10. link Saintkilledher
    this nasty drug caused me so much grief you have no idea...insomnia,acne,dry mouth,really bad moods and depression and night sweats
    Saintkilledher- over a year ago
  11. link Ticked
    Hi Cloak, According to my doctor, the solution to the crisis I had would have been to add prednisone back. But then comes the issue of getting off it and that can be a huge ordeal. The real problem is the fatigued adrenal and what to do about it. I k - 88% more...
    Ticked- over a year ago
  12. link Bdawson66
    Cheeks on face red
    I have been taking prednisone steroid pack for 4 days and my cheeks began to feel flushed and red.Is this a side effect? I have to take it for 8 more days. So far that is the only side effect from it. i am taking it for a rash on chest and back. I al - 27% more...
    Bdawson66- over a year ago - 4 Replies - in PredniSONE
  13. link Ceyanne
    Doorstepbaby, the dr. did tell us that the flushing is considered a sensitivity and to list it as an allergy/sensitivity on any med forms under medical allergies. And they have avoided having my daughter take it. The dr. said it is one of the more co - 66% more...
    Ceyanne- over a year ago
  14. link Doorstepbaby@aol.com
    I am on the prednisone taper pack. I also have the red face and hot cheeks. I have to hold cold compresses on my face and eyes. This is the second time I have done this while taking the med. I cant find it listed on the prednisone web sites as side e - 32% more...
    Doorstepbaby@aol.com- over a year ago
  15. link Lostris
    PredniSONE naturopath doctor, massive withdrawals, leaky gut syndrome, brain fog, natural calm
    Hi, I am still taking Prednisone. I have been trying to get off of it since September and am now down to 2.5 mg. a day. Yes, I agree with you it does NOT take massive quantities of Prednisone to do internal organ damage. I can no longer eat normally - 88% more...
    Lostris- over a year ago - 2 Replies - in PredniSONE
  16. link Sandra L.
    I had leaky gut syndrome. My naturopathic doctor put me on some herbs which included a 15 day cleanse. He also put me on a special diet. I no longer experience any of the symptoms. In fact, the symptoms were gone by the time I finished the 15 day cle - 2% more...
    Sandra L.- over a year ago
  17. link Rebrodz1203
    Bee sting! Reaction=prednisone=Yikes!!
    Thank You for this forum!! I'm not insane after all!! I was stung by a yellow jacket bee. I had a bad reaction and went to ER. I was given an injection of prednisone and benydril. I came home with my heart racing and lots of anxiety. The next day I t - 59% more...
    Rebrodz1203- over a year ago - in PredniSONE
  18. link Tnelx
    Side effects as I take PredniSONE
    I took PredniSONE for two days and I've started feeling even worse. I was prescribed it for inflammation of my throat. My brain feels like its moving and it kind of hurts on the right side. Also, when I burp it burns in my throat, and ears. It makes - 44% more...
    Tnelx- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in PredniSONE
  19. link Roberto
    PredniSONE side effects of prednisone, weaning off prednisone, losing touch, thanks in advance, neuropathy
    I have been weaning off Prednisone for sometime, from 50mg down to 5mg in two week steps, 5mg at a time. I've had quite a few of the physical side effects of Prednisone, though none so severe that I would have considered not taking the drug, as it is - 75% more...
    Roberto- over a year ago - 7 Replies - in PredniSONE
  20. link Elizabethack
    I am currently stepping down from 3 weeks at 60 mg. I dropped to 40 mg last Saturday, am scheduled to drop to 20 mg a week later, then to 10 mg for a week and then off. I have never stepped down so quickly and I am feeling it. I have a nephrotic synd - 65% more...
    Elizabethack- over a year ago
  21. link Jzs
    PredniSONE rash, pcp, amoxicillin, four days later, torso
    I hope that what I'm going through is a side effect of this stuff. I'm a 31 year old, non smoking man. Almost three weeks ago I noticed a rash starting on my arms and torso, it looked exactly like poison ivy, except there is no likely way that I coul - 85% more...
    Jzs- over a year ago - 3 Replies - in PredniSONE
  22. link Gg110539
    same is hapeening to me (the dizziness), three weeks and 2 days. Can you tell me how long it took for the dizziness to go away?
    Gg110539- over a year ago
  23. link Evridge
    PredniSONE dizziness lightheadedness, poision ivy, inability, concentrate
    I had a bad case of poision ivy and the prednisone helped but now I have dizziness, lightheadedness and an inability to concentrate. How long does this last? I just got off yesterday.
    Evridge- over a year ago - 2 Replies - in PredniSONE
  24. link Gg110539
    same here please tell me you got an answer
    Gg110539- over a year ago
  25. link Autumnx1003
    Side effects after STOPPING prednisone? Please help!
    Hello, I had a severe allergic reaction two weeks ago to an unknown substance, and they gave me prednisone thru IV at the ER. Then they sent me home with a 15 day taper of tablets...60mg for 5 days, 40mg for 5 days, and finally 20 mg for 5 days. They - 84% more...
    Autumnx1003- over a year ago - 57 Replies - in PredniSONE
  26. link Death to Pred
    GG It's hard to say. Again we are all different. I don't want to alarm you. For me, both times, it took about 9-10 months. You may very well have a much shorter time of it. Please try not despair. I found that the effects of the drug amplified my anx - 32% more...
    Death to Pred- over a year ago
  27. link Gg110539
    Hi thanks for the response, can you tell me how long it took?
    Gg110539- over a year ago
  28. link Bobby2448
    was on prednisone 60mg a day for five days for a rash now its hell
    The day after i took my last dose of prednisone i experienced abdominal pain for two days then some lymph node swelling i keep having shooting pains through my body and and feels like my cafes are trying to cramp up and now feel like im getting a sor - 21% more...
    Bobby2448- over a year ago - 2 Replies - in PredniSONE
  29. link Terriw
    Ive been on steroids for 3 months. 1st time was for 5 days. Felt om then week later was so sick for like 2wks then went Bk to Dr and they couldn't figure it out finally got better then got the rapid heart rate then he realized I probably sjoildbe bee - 76% more...
    Terriw- over a year ago
  30. link Pattyf
    PredniSONE medication, moods, paranoia, depression, appearance
    Hello My husband has been taking prednisone for a while. It was until this week that I read about all the horrible side effects of this medication and I realized the reason for my husband's changes in appearance and moods. Our marriage is breaking ap - 52% more...
    Pattyf- over a year ago - 4 Replies - in PredniSONE
  31. link Pred297730
    My husband has been taking prednisone for almost two months. Unfortunately our marriage is comIng to an end. I'm getting ready to leave in one week. He also feels like everyone around him is wrong and he can't do no wrong. I blame the medication for - 50% more...
    Pred297730- over a year ago
  32. link Lillylangtree

    Hello, I also was diagnosed with a rare autoimmune dis-ease and 2 months prior, I was diagnosed with asthma . I lost the use of my legs and had foot drop in both feet and I was active, strong and suddenly, I could 'nt even drive. I was put on mega do - 75% more...
    Lillylangtree- over a year ago - in PredniSONE
  33. link Wish-believer
    Off Prednisone, having trouble...? Please help!
    Thank you so much in advance for reading! The last few weeks have been an absolute nightmare for me. I was on Prednisone for three days (it was supposed to be a week but I called my doctor with how bad my reactions were and she told me to stop) on 20 - 80% more...
    Wish-believer- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in PredniSONE