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    Default Reducing medication symptoms

    Hey people!

    So I was diagnosed with Lupus Nephritis at 18 and i'm now 22.

    For me it is a very normal thing to go through a week or 2 of tapering symptoms while reducing prednisolone (prednisone) and that's not a problem at all, however I am now having similar feelings to the reduction of Cellcept (mycophenelate) just 3 days after lowering my cellcept intake. I get the idea that if you have a serious condition like lupus and reduce any drug that you have been on for years then feeling a bit "tapery" is to be expected (but i'm not sure if it happens to everyone) I'm not noticing any Lupus signs, but a lot of "tapery" type signs such as feeling dizzy, light headed, dreamlike and a bit irritable. Am I right in thinking this? It would be great to hear how others react to reducing different medications while having Lupus.

    Cheers everyone!

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