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Posted by Todd ( on November 01, 1999 at 20:22:13:

In Reply to: just began predsone posted by Harold Solomon on November 01, 1999 at 19:33:47:

It's been about 14 years since I did the prednisone thing, so I don't remember the dosages, I'm afraid.
I didn't have most of the side effects others report. I didn't gain weight, but I'm kind of a fast metabolism type who also smokes. Didn't have depression. I did have problems sleeping, but that went away in about a week.
On the other hand, prednisone didn't do a whole lot for me. I still had a constant shadow and I still got attacks. They were somewhat moderated, or 'smoothed'. I didn't have the K-scale back then, but I'd call them 5's or 6's instead of the usual (at the time) 7's and 8's.
I agree with Amanda...go for it, but be sensitive to the side effects and effects, and report all to your doc.

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