I have never had an "episode", to my knowledge, where steroids would be needed or should have been inquired about. I just deal.. here and there new symptoms appear. I read a lot of this treatment being used for MS. What makes a flare significant enough to need this?
I had my first flare up last week. And was given an iv of solumedrol(?) Since then I feel like garbage. Is this normal? Everyone thinks that it's the affects of the steroids. It's been 4 days since the iv and I feel crazy tired, sore to touch, like my body is bruised, a headache, and my heart feels like its dancing around my chest. My blood pressure has also been up and I have this "out of it" feeling in my head. So hard to describe.
What has your experience been with this medication? I am about a week in and although I have seen a significant improvement in reducing the leg spasms and spasticity, it’s not been complete and the incremental fatigue has neen brutal.
In February I will have my surgery, and I would appreciate any input...my biggest fear is my mild to this date symptoms getting worse. I've been relatively stable with RRMS since 1998..The only reason I have a cane now is due to osteoarthritis in both knees. I'm a little scared, but I have no choice..I can only walk a few blocks without wishing I'm home again..
I am on Copaxone injections 3 times per week.
For osteoporosis I was offered Forteo vs Tymlos.
Due to stomach issues i am not a candidate for the oral drugs to treat Osteoporosis.
I have not decided, the rheumatologist i went to see told me its no rush..my concerns and i told him was taking two shots per day on the day Copaxone is due, he told me it can be done.
I know it can be done. I am a nurse with 30+ years in the… read more
Hi everyone hope you are well, just wondered if anyone is suffering from short term memory loss, i seem to be forgetting alot of things and people think im beimg ignorant. I remember long term memories and things like that but anything new seems to be getting erased from my mind