It is so nice to know that the bloating & moonface does go away when you get down in dosage. Good luck & I hope your daughter is soing well still. I am on a tapering of course & I am about to go down again today. Anyway thanks again I am going to the doctor today & I will find that book. the dopiness mentioned was more of a drugged out stupor for me and only occurred at dosage changes. Tingling in the fingers or toes lessens over time; occasionally have bad days. I do tend to have numbness in the tips of my fingers most of the time. What I've finally discovered from reading here, is the cause of the hair loss which was extreme over the last six months. SEE YOUR DOCTOR to determine if the above regimen is safe and proper for you, especially the oral benedryl as the dosage is above the recommended amount. Partial relief should begin within 5 minutes, complete relief when the combined effect of the oral benedryl kicks in (20-30 minutes). Relief from the itching should last approx 3 to 6 hours. There are several of us on here who have a similar eye complaint: seeing a bright flash, like the afterimage of a flash bulb, when we blink, and sometimes, on upgaze. Prednisone is used to treat conditions such as arthritis, blood disorders, breathing problems, severe allergies, skin diseases, cancer, eye problems, and immune system disorders. Prednisone belongs to a class of drugs known as corticosteroids. It decreases your immune system's response to various diseases to reduce symptoms such as swelling and allergic-type reactions. Take this medication by mouth, with food or milk to prevent stomach upset, as directed by your doctor. Take the tablet form of this medication with a full glass of water (8 ounces/240 milliliters) unless your doctor directs you otherwise. If you are using the liquid form of this medication, carefully measure the dose using a special measuring device/spoon. Do not use a household spoon because you may not get the correct dose.
Detailed Prednisone dosage information for adults and children. Includes dosages for Osteoarthritis, Asthma - Maintenance, Rheumatoid Arthritis and more; plus renal. Both prednisone 1 to 2 mg/kg daily for 5 days and dexamethasone 0.3 to 0.6 mg/kg daily for 1 to 5 days are effective in reducing hospital admissions and unscheduled return to care, with minimal side effects.