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Reply: prednisolone may be more effective than prednisone...
Carol It is often necessary to very slowly decrease prednisone. I often use 1mg...More
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Reply: prednisolone may be more effective than prednisone...
As a Rheumatologist, I try to use prednisone as a "bridge therapy" until a disease...More
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making the most of your Rheumatology appt
Because time may be limited for your appointment, focus on the 2 or 3 things that...More
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prednisolone may be more effective than prednisone...
Rarely I will find a patient who is not getting the response I would expect with...More
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pneumococcal vaccination-get vacinated if possible...
There is an increased risk of infection with some of the medications used for...More
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working with a trainer
Daily aerobic exercise is recommended to help with pain, fatigue and general...More
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Reply: etodolac
While Nonsteroidal anti inflammatory drugs may help the symptoms of RA,they do not...More
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help with methotrexate side effects
I recommend all my patients on methotrexate take at least 1 mg of Folic Acid daily...More
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Dry eyes and dry mouth
Patients with RA may develop dryness of the eyes and mouth due to a condition...More
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Good ideas for better sleep
Many patients with RA have problems going to sleep, staying asleep or waking up...More
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