Posted by marilyn (220.127.116.11) on September 10, 2001 at 16:40:42:
In Reply to: Try posted by jonny on September 10, 2001 at 14:37:42:
I agree with Jonny that together they can be magical. Each time I start it, 900 mgs lithium, I get sick in about a week. A lot of shaking, nausea, have had hallucinations in the past, but believe it or not it's worth it. I then cut back on the lithium and it improves.
What I wanted to say was beware of the prednisone. I was on 80 mgs a day for a long time several years ago. Then I broke my ankle and it turned out my bones are soft and I have osteoperosis. Noone believes it because I am not the classical osteo patient. As a woman, be careful. The docs seem to treat only 1 thing at a time.
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