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Prednisone !
ktlooking4support posted:
hi just got asthma Feb 2012- had 4 er admitt feb- may 2012;
then dec I got flu (had the shot) and this set off Asthma:
since Dec 14 ER admissions some by 911 calls 14 tmes.
all testing they can think of...
just got out keeping me on 60 mg prednisone nebs every 4 hours
and about 18 other RX.
not working- they have be Home bound as resistance so low took 3 weeeks to get rid of bonkitias. No visitors- no shopping- nothing.. except Dr office, ER..

just wanted to find out your side of this wonder drug....
and they are talking Bronchial thermoplasty... i will find out Monday.
thanks kt.
amcate responded:
Sorry for the recent turn of events....not sure what you mean "just wanted to find out your side of this wonder drug..." Basically, it's the drug I love but I also hate. I'd be dead without it, and yet it has many side effects and long term risks.

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