Posts Tagged ‘Prednisone and Rheumatoid Arthritis’

  • Prednisone Dosage Case Study

    Case study of prednisone dosage in a person with rheumatoid arthritis / disease has several implications for understanding of disease activity.

  • Prednisone Effects: Your Results May Vary

    Discussion of prednisone effects and side effects, and finding a manageable effective dose of a medicine famous for being both miraculous and intolerable.

  • Why We Need More Potassium and How to Get It

    People with chronic illness may need more potassium to maintain a proper sodium-potassium balance with list of ways to increase potassium intake.

  • Is Prednisone Over-Prescribed?

    Is prednisone over-prescribed? Debating benefits versus risks of steroids and reasons they are still necessary in people with rheumatoid arthritis.

  • Prednisone Versus Prednisolone: the Same for Everyone?

    Whether medicine is personalized or not, patients are It’s fascinating how drugs are metabolized differently in different people, with different side effects and varying levels of benefit. But, prednisone is one thing we hear works the same on everyone. Is that right? Prednisone works well enough on most Rheumatoid patients that it’s used by some […]

  • When You Can’t Get Off Prednisone

    We often hear people talk about how hard it is for them to stop taking prednisone. As a matter of fact, many comments come from people with a new prescription saying how quickly they hope to get off. Others say they’ve taken it for years and they’d like to stop if only they could. Prednisone […]

  • Prednisone Uses for Rheumatoid Arthritis

    This is the fourth post in a series about modern approaches to prednisone uses for Rheumatoid Arthritis. Please read the first post, Prednisone Dosage for Rheumatoid Arthritis, here at this link. Does prednisone have a disease modifying effect? Is it a double-edged sword? What’s the greatest risk of prednisone use that you may not have […]

  • Prednisone Side Effects

    Can prednisone side effects occur even with low doses? This is the third post in a series about approaches to the use of prednisone for Rheumatoid Arthritis. Please read the first post, Prednisone Dosage for Rheumatoid Arthritis, here at this link. Do prednisone side effects occur even at lower dosages? How quickly do they occur? […]

  • Low-dose Prednisone in Early Rheumatoid Arthritis

    A new way to dose the same old drug? This is the second post in a series about modern approaches to the use of prednisone for Rheumatoid Arthritis. Please find the first post, Prednisone Dosage for Rheumatoid Arthritis, here at this link. Does prednisone merely mask symptoms or can it slow Rheumatoid Arthritis disease progression? […]