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Solu Medrol Iv Dose Any Body Do The Monthy Injection 1hr And Take Solu Medrol Pills After Wards To Keep It Up

Solu Medrol Iv Dose Any Body Do The Monthy Injection 1hr And Take Solu Medrol Pills After Wards To Keep It Up

A MyMSTeam Member said:

thanks again its hard to keep faith in the docs

posted over 8 years ago
A MyMSTeam Member said:

that is my treatment every 3 weeks I go in and have a 1hr infusion but the greatness it dose wares off in a week and I was wondering has any taken the steroid pill after wards. i have never had the solo Medrol the 4 or 5 times for a one time problem.

posted over 8 years ago
A MyMSTeam Member said:

After I had 5 days of solumedrol in the hospital, my doctor had me take a tapering dose of prednisone when I went home. I started with 10 pills, went down to 9..to 8...until I got to 1/day then stopped. After the 5-day IV and the 10-day taper, he had me stop.
That was a long time ago. I started Avonex in January of 1999 and haven't needed solumedrol or prednisone since.

posted over 8 years ago
A MyMSTeam Member said:

@A MyMSTeam Member thanks , are you still taking and how long did you take ? I have never had a problem,i would like to know how long I can take from somebody eles, then my doc

posted over 8 years ago
A MyMSTeam Member said:

I only did solu medrol for flares. I will warn you that all that steroid use will cause you bone loss. You need to take Vit. D and calcium. Not a good idea to use solu medrol to often can cause other problems as well. Good luck.

posted over 8 years ago
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