Let me be clear – I wouldn’t want to be on prednisone either. In fact, when suffering from a wicked case of vertigo, I fought my doctor buddies who advised I take a Medrol dose pack to ease the symptoms.
“I’m going to gain weight!” “I’m going to have anxiety!”
As a Rheumatologist, I am well-versed in all the possible side effects of prednisone (and similar meds) and feared the worse.
But I also know that there is a time a place for prednisone. Not only was I currently in need of the benefits of prednisone, many of my patients are as well. But there ARE side effects that need to be considered and discussed.[Read more…] about Know the Prednisone Side Effects