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Drugs and medication for polymyalgia rheumatica

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Dr.  Binu Parameswaran Pillai MD

symptons do not recur. I do not take any other prescription medication. ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Binu Parameswaran Pillai ( Endocrinologist)
Dr. Seikhoo Bishnoi MD

Hi, I am a man 72 yrs old, since 1990 I have been taking anti depressant drugs. There is family ... to decrease the pain and muscle aches from polymyalgia. The only drug found that almost eliminates ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Seikhoo Bishnoi ( Psychiatrist)
Dr.  Shoaib Khan MD

are there any other drugs besides prednisone that are used to treat pmy patients with Type II diabetes ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Shoaib Khan ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Shehzad Topiwala MD

these horrible drugs that are ruining my life. I can not live like this. I also have a pituitary tumor that is not considered a problem. I feel like I was doing better before the drugs. My kidneys also... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Shehzad Topiwala ( Endocrinologist)
Dr. Naval Mendiratta MD

Thanks! Male, age 75. Diagnosed 2 years ago with polymyalgia rheumatica . Initial treatment good .... Saw a neuro-diognostician yesterday at XXXXXXX University medical center. She saw nothing new ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Naval Mendiratta ( Rheumatologist)

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Dr. Mahboob Ur Rahman MD

I was first diagnosed with sjogren s and RA in 2005, Then Polymyalgia in 2013. Now giant cell in Feb 2018 with a sed rate of 88. I ve been on prednisone and sulfasalazine on and off for those 8 years. (mostly on). It works... View answer

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Dr. Mahboob Ur Rahman MD

I have colitis and Polymyalgia Rheumatica. I was told to take Atelvia. I currently am taking .5mg .... However, what I read about Atelvia doesn t make me feel good about taking this drug and slowly... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Mahboob Ur Rahman ( General & Family Physician)
Dr.  Vaibhav Gandhi MD

been on this since. I have tried getting off this medication but failed. My G P informed me that I will be on medication for this ailment for the rest of my life. I was surprised to see on the Internet that... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Vaibhav Gandhi ( Orthopaedic Surgeon)
Dr. Vandana Andrews MD

with polymyalgia rheumatica. She also has very itch skin and a creeping feeling of her skin - all over. She has just today commenced on steroid medication - but this itchiness has been intense for a... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Vandana Andrews ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Praveen Tayal MD

I have been diagnosed with Fibromyalgia and Polymyalgia rheumatica. So needles to say I have ... is so sever...even with the sleeping medications I still can not sleep. I there anything that I could do... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Praveen Tayal ( Orthopaedic Surgeon)

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Dr.   S. Samanta MD

hi! polymyalgia rheumatica is a rheumatic/orthopedic/nerve problem; it is generally treated symptomatically and sometimes may resolve itself; hope this guides you!

Dr.   Luchuo Engelbert Bain MD

Hi and thanks for the query, You need to consult a neurologist I suppose. generalized body aches could imply a rheumatologic disease of an infection. systemic diseases or vasculitis, polymyalgia rheumatica...

Dr.  Nishad BN MD

Hi Musle pain can be caused by so many conditions like Polymyalgia rheumatica Polymyositis.dermatomyositis. Even low vitamin D can cause.take vitamin D 60000U weekly.Vitamin D in the form of injection can...