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Prednisone and Sore Tongue

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By Rameda
April 18, 2014
Rameda wrote
Predisone and swollen leg
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By Shelly
January 21, 2014
Shelly wrote
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I was orig put on hydrocortisone, my joints all went bad, I had confused brain and memory loss. Then they put me on prednisolone, god I was in a rage all the time. At the end of 3 weeks my brain felt like it was going to burst. I'm being told I need steroids to live. But since I've taken them I'm just egsisting. I have trouble walking, my feet are so painful and my brain is mush.
Willow  |  March 30, 2014
I was put prednisone for wheezing. I am 46. On day 4. My heart
Rate is going down to as low as 52. I have dry mouth and
I'm talking more than normal. I have anxiety normally
And I'm freaking out about my heart rate. I can't confirm that its the
Prednisone but my heart rate is typically fast.
I am afraid my heart is going to just stop.
Marnie46  |  March 29, 2014
Prednisone had a similar effect on me. I became a lot more violent and easily irritated. I found that normal things would set me off and make me rageful. My mood was almost bipolar. It does go away once off the med for about a week or so. The mental changes are not permanent at all, but they are definitely the result of Prednisone.
March 24, 2014
Yes, definitely. This has happened to me as well as my sister, especially when the steroid (prednisone) levels are high. Talking more like if your really have too much caffeine in your system, also constant urination (more at night) and lastly sudden changes in mood.
Mark  |  March 12, 2014
YES! I am in the VERY same boat with my dad! I wish I had seen your post sooner.
mickilynn  |  February 22, 2014
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By Lighthouse
January 20, 2014
Lighthouse wrote
Prednisone and Suicidal
i was on prednisone 40mg i feel awful and low mood , cry every day i want kill myself not worth my life i hate steriod affect my heart fast beat and ectopic beat terrible but steriod reduce 5mg start feel better
yvonne  |  April 15, 2014
I was on 80 mg a day at the peak and it made me quite angry and violent. I was never near suicide but it definitely messed with my mind. However, I found that this effect ended about a week after I stopped taking it, and I did not have any serious withdrawal problems.
March 24, 2014
Yes, "speedy and talkative" is a common effect. The psychotic effects can kick in on higher doses. My husband was on 160 when he became psychotic the first time and 90 the second. What is important is that depression can occur while coming off, even tapering the correct way. Doctors know about that. What they need to also know is how to treat those who do show extreme lability. What you can do is make sure your doctors are aware.
Lighthouse  |  January 23, 2014
I'm so sorry to hear about your experience. I am wondering if my mom will get like that when she stops the prednisone. While on it, she is speedy and talkative and child-like acting. I'm wondering if it will be like a crash effect when it gets out of her system. Was your husband ever speedy and talkative on it?
shelly  |  January 21, 2014
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By CareBear2000
January 15, 2014
CareBear2000 wrote
Prednisone
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By may
January 14, 2014
may wrote
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By Tracy
November 17, 2013
Tracy wrote
On Prednisolone
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By Jean
November 7, 2013
Jean wrote
trunkel obesity caused by prednisone
I am currently in Anatomy and Physiology II at Northwest Florida State College and it sounds like you might have Cushing's Disease. General signs and symptoms of this includes fat redistribution (Truncal Obesity) and weight gain. However, it is treatable because all it is, is an overproduction of the hormone Cortisol. With that being said, just tell your family physician that you need a lab for your Cortisol/Corticosterone levels. Hope this helps!!
Malcolm Griffith  |  April 11, 2014
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By JADE
September 19, 2013
JADE wrote
ulcer colitis and prednisone
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By Beveerly Johnson
September 19, 2013
Beveerly Johnson wrote
Trunkel obesity caused by prednisone
yes taking too much prednisolone can raise your cortisol levels causing obesity ie, cushings disease and un fortunately the only way to get rid of it is exercise, and also metabolic tests to check insulin levels hopes this helps
marie  |  December 3, 2013
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By Mockingbird813
September 2, 2013
Mockingbird813 wrote
Risperdal flat affect
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What patients are saying about Prednisone and Sore Tongue

52 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
off and on since being on Prednisone. The worst time was a...
...  Jannie, on the sore tongue problem. I have had that off and on since being on Prednisone. The worst time was a deep ulcer on the side ...though. I also use the sensitive toothpaste (I use the...
prior to getting the mouth/tongue sores. Has anyone out...
...mouth/tongue sores. Has anyone out there experienced tongue ulcers and tastebud problems as a result of some systemic condition? Thrush and glossitis come to mind, but each has a different cause...
I wasn't started on the prenisone until the night before...
...started on the prenisone ...taking Neulasta starting this Friday after they take off my red devil pump because my white blood cells aren't coming back as quickly as hoped which provided some nas...
spray cause this? Will prednisone help? for about 3 months...
Constant sore tongue, becomes stiff at night. Can ...nasal spray cause this? Will prednisone help? ...for about 3 months I have had a sore tongue, mostly at night but also off and on...
was on Prednisone for approximately one year for the I was...
...on Prednisone for approximately one year for the I was on Prednisone for approximately one ...has changed. Do you think that coming off the Prednisone has caused this problem and what can be...
was having breakfast and taking my pred.  The jaw and left...
...was having breakfast and taking my pred.  The jaw and left side of tongue pain started, temple is also ...facial pain,  I just get confused and wonder what ...when I knew I was too tired,  ad...
same area too! I was on Pred for 10 months this year after...
...same area too! I was on Pred for 10 months this year ...this med gave me a sore tongue and mouth and a metallic ...what you're experiencing? About the Pred, there's a good chance it...
the same. Was also put on prednisone for a couple of weeks...
...sore tongue, mouth ulcers & really painful feet. & severe leg pain. Had. 2 nights in hospital to rehydrate . I was taken off meds for a week & then when sympts returned I was cut back to 200 mgs Da...
eye/vision problems, take 60 mg of pred and head for...
...I'm sorry for your pain and your rheumy ...you experience eye/vision problems, take 60 mg of pred and head for the ER.  ...a warning--like your jaw and tongue pain.  Stay aware.  I'm not tryi...
hurts too. & nbsp; Im off pred now but still get the ...
... Hi CherylBR BR I also get a very sore tongue and even went to myBR dentist to see ...hurts too. & nbsp; Im off pred now but still get the...
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