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Anonymous
Pred Anxiety
Wed Dec 14, 2011 16:47
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Has any had any problems regarding social/anxiety problems while being on Pred? I was on Pred for a while years ago and am back on it and have experience different types of symptoms. Pred works wonders right away but it is one hell of a drug that causes a lot of side effects.
If so- what did you do to calm the effects of anxiety down?

    • Re: Pred Anxiety A, Fri Dec 16 06:04
      My husband has had similar experiences on pred. He has been on for 3 years on various high and low doses. He has been on 10mg now for quite sometime and the next push to taper off starts this... more
    • Pred anxietyMargaret, Thu Dec 15 06:27
      I was on Pred. 5.5 years--had a hard time getting from 15mg to zero without flares. Gained 30# and that in itself was social anxiety with clothes not fitting etc. In the process of trying to curb wt. ... more
      • Re: Pred anxietyAnonymous, Thu Dec 15 20:21
        Where are you from Margaret? Why did the doctors keep you on Pred for so long? Why didn't they put you on another drug/shot?
        • Re: Pred anxietyMargaret, Sat Dec 17 11:37
          I live in Michigan and am treated at UofM medical school by professors in dept of Rheumatology who dx. my "atypical Still's" almost 11 yrs ago. Because cyclic high fevers were my primary sx. we used... more
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