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Effects of prednisone - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   Hello.
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   How are you Doc?
Doctor :   fine
User :   My name is XXXXXXXX . I have been on prednisone for the past 30 days
Doctor :   please go ahead with ur medical query
User :   in the hospital they gave me 60mg through IV
User :   ever since then, I have been feeling lost, confused, depressed, I dont know whats going on with me.
User :   I have tapered it down to 5mg and stopped yesterday, today is my 2nd day of no prednisone.
User :   But my symptoms are still there.
User :   Memory loss as well. I wake up, feeling I dont know who I am. Very poor concentration and irritablity.
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   r u taking any other medicine
User :   No.
Doctor :   or have any other medical problem other than this
User :   just Iron Ferosul, and a Multivitamin
User :   none.
User :   is this the prednisone?
Doctor :   r u able to get good sleep
User :   no, I have to take 1mg of xanax.
User :   every other day
Doctor :   since how long u have taking this
User :   30 days
Doctor :   lack of sleep
Doctor :   can cause irritability

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