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Prednisone and Wet The Bed

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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 Wet The Bed

23 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
down, pred is the worst. I was on pred for 6 months and...
hands down, pred is the worst. I was on pred for 6 months and have ...since my first infusion. Pred, however, was TERRIBLE. I ...had insomnia, was extremely irritable, wet the bed, got hives, lo...
his father's experience with bed wetting plays a role in...
...older when diagnosed so bed wetting was not an issue. ...that his father's experience with bed wetting plays a role in ...them could well worsen his bed wetting. Then the Prednisone alleviati...
they gave him for that exasperated the symptoms he...
...My oldest was wetting the bed a lot and ...My second born had an anaphylactic reaction to fish that ...better. I suspect the prednisone they gave him for that exasperated the symptoms he was...
bliss! Also, when I was on Pred or Entocort it keeps me...
...tri cyclic, an old one, been around for decades. Docs discovered it's uses at lower doses (10mg-25mg) as a first line defence for IBS, bed wetting and as a preventative for migraines. ...on Pre...
help. They tried prednisone and it worked. She had polyps!!...
...bed wetting (not enough 02 at night to wake up) and her PFTs drop sometimes down into the 70's, and she normally runs in the 115s. Now that we know the signs and I have an awesome penlight to see i...
your DS. Well DD is back on the pred again after having an...
...DS. Well DD is back on the pred again after having an ...and then she wet the bed. Poor thing was ...really sore stomach. I'm wondering if this is a side effect from the pred? Anyone know...
with nil symptoms due to the maintenence pred! Its been a...
...few weeks with nil symptoms due to the maintenence pred! Its been a complete miracle. ...chuffed!! She still has difficulty walking far. I guess ...every night as shes wet the bed and keep gi...
take arthritis medication and prednisone which both are...
...I wet the bed as ...taken Effexor for about 6 years - it can slow things down but not as much as getting depressed again would!!!! I also take arthritis medication and prednisone which both...
the bed ever, until he started prednisone.. I asked the Dr....
HI i am glad you mentioned that about Elliot wetting the bed. is 9 and never wet the bed ever, until he started prednisone.. I asked the Dr. about this but he didn't see a correlation, I...
sure you didnt wet the bed! LOL The prednisone on the...
...you didnt wet the bed! LOL The prednisone on the other hand I think is the culprit of the other things I am feeling! Crohns symptoms have decreased tremendously...No ...effect of Prednisone......
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