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#1 scampie5

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Posted 18 June 2011 - 07:45 AM

Hi,
I am due to have a steroid intravenous very soon has any one ever had one of these? :emoticons-group-hug:

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Posted 18 June 2011 - 10:38 AM

Hi Lynn,

Although, like you, I take steroids orally, I've never had them intravenously so can't advise you from my own experience.

I expect there will be some of our members who have though and I would think they will be along shortly to give you some first hand advice.

Sorry I can't be any more help. :(

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#3 Amanda Thorpe

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Posted 18 June 2011 - 03:45 PM

Hello Lynn

I found an article on Webmed about IV steroids, it's in reference to treating MS but I guess the side effects and regime would be the same.

I hope you get improvements from the steroids.

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Posted 20 June 2011 - 05:54 PM

I did.....back years ago for ocular myasthenia gravis. It wasn't too bad just very high energy and no sleep. My joints felt swollen for a couple days. How long will you be on them?

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Posted 21 June 2011 - 04:41 AM

Hi think I will be on them every two to three weeks for about three months starting next Tuesday. It takes about three hours so I must take a book to read. :VeryHappy: