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Thread: Prednisone issues...onto metho....?!...and possible Celiacs

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    Due to my symptoms my rheumy is increasing my prednisone from 4.5mg back up to 7.5mg and referring me to an Endocrinologist. She said since the prednisone withdrawal and inflammation are separate/different issues we will handle one at a time.
    *LadyBug*- Epilepsy Dx: 2003 & UCTD w/SLE features Dx: 2009 SLE/Lupus Dx: May 12th 2011--Current Meds:
    Plaquenil-200mg 2x/day
    Prednisone-7.5mg 1x/day
    Methotrexate- 2.5mg 4 pills 1x/week
    Keppra-750mg 2x/day
    Daily Vitamin-1x/day
    Folic Acid- 1mg 1x/day
    Protonix 40mg 1x/day
    Bentyl- 10mg 4x/day, Miralax- 17g 1x/day
    Vit. D 800IU's 1x/day
    Lyrica- 75mg 1x/day
    Flonase 50mcg 2 sprays each 1x/day

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    Boy can I ever relate to your diet concerns...you sound like you are in the same boat as me. Am on full Celiac diet...cannot handle Soy anymore...or any dairy. Allergic to egg, can't tolerate spice. It takes a lot of experimenting to find what works and what doesn't. The hardest thing is getting used to eating for survival rather than pleasure. But you have to do whatever it takes to make yourself feel as good as possible. I'm ashamed to say what I would do for a Klondike Bar....lol
    Starting weight for me was 235...I went down to 144 within a 6 month period...even though I was eating as much as possible. It wasn't until I went on Celiac diet that I was able to gain back some weight. Am holding in the 165 range now.
    Unfortunately most of the weight gain has been the wrong kind of weight..I lost an amazing amount of muscle mass.
    Keep plugging along and experimenting...eventually you will come up with a food plan you can live with......my diet is high protein...lots of red meat....and non oily fish...NOTHING processed. Still haven't gotten used to rice and corn pasta.....but they are carbs...so you need to eat them

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    I'm sorry you're having problems with your meds..I hope you find ones to make you feel better
    lisa
    dx with sle 02/2012 on 10 mg prednisone, 20 mgs simvistatin 7.5 mg meloxicam ,400mg plaquenil,12.5 mgs methotrexate

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