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Posted - Jan 08 2018 :  1:28:50 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
Is anyone here on a maintenance dose of prednisone? For how long and the ml? How do you keep track of your osteoporosis?


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Posted - Jan 08 2018 :  6:16:55 PM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
There were already two threads started for the predisone, and I have been on it before , but I was told I probably should avoid it if possible with bone loss. You will probably get an answer or you could go back and read the other two they are still showing on the screen.
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Posted - Jan 09 2018 :  10:52:01 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I am on 10 per day for 1 1/2 years. Do to my double lung transplant. :-)). I am on Aldendonate once a week 70mg, multi vit. With D and also take two 400iu tablets per day of D and take calcium with D.

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Posted - Jan 10 2018 :  09:52:31 AM  Show Profile  Reply with Quote
I am on 5 mg for year and take vitamin D & Calcium. I have gained weight and have the moon face which I canít stand. I have had bone density scan and have beginning osteoporosis. My husband was on 2 mg for about 15 yrs and had no major side effects. I think it effects everyone different.
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