Prednisone

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renalpenguin's Prednisone History (Ongoing)
100 mg every other day Sep 29, 2007 - Jan 31, 2011
10 mg Daily Jan 31 - Jul 01, 2011
7.5 mg Daily Jul 01, 2011 - Last Update

renalpenguin's Prednisone is for…

  • Kidney Transplant

renalpenguin's side effects of Prednisone…

  • Hunger Jun 23, 2010

Evaluations


Jan 31, 2011

  • Perceived effectiveness for Kidney Transplant: Major
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Somewhat
Dosage: 100 mg every other day
Advice & Tips: It's not as bad as everyone says! It is easy to gain weight on it, but watching calories helps a lot- you realize you're eating more than you used to and can stop it! Didn't get a huge "moonface" this time around. In fact, it's helped with arthritis.

About Prednisone (Prescription Drug)

Prednisone is a synthetic corticosteroid drug that decreases inflammation and suppresses the immune system. It is used for many purposes including relapses in MS; for rheumatic disorders; neoplasms; collagen diseases. Prednisone is activated by the liver into prednisolone.

Learn more about Prednisone in our Prednisone Community Report.