"It’s the drug we love to hate." I live on Cortef to replace the coritisol my body doesn't make.. But I also had high dose prednisone for recurrent pneumonia's.. That caused me to have bilateral AVN-Avascular Necrosis in both hips :( Two core decompression's later 3 yrs, the AVN has recurred in my R hip..
The Potential Prednisone Side Effects You Should Know About
Prednisone-corticosteroid used to treat inflammatory diseases and some cancers. The great thing about prednisone is that it’s a really effective immunosuppressant - it’s the go-to drug for treating autoimmune disorders (myasthenia gravis, ms, lupus, Crohn’s and colitis, rheumatic disorders & transplant rejection). The bad thing about prednisone is that it has awful side effects. increased glucose levels, Prednisone=Puffy, depression, high risk of infection. Must be weaned off medication.