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Steroids for Relapses

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Using corticosteroids are the mainstay treatment for a relapse in MS. Steroids help to reduce inflammation in the central nervous system and may suppress the immune system from attacking myelin. However, in general, steroids are not a long-term solution for treating MS, as they can lose effectiveness if overused. Therefore, steroids are seen as a maintenance therapy.

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If you have multiple sclerosis, it just might be possible that you’ve also experienced the dreaded IVSM. IVSM = Intravenous Solumedrol, a treatment which involves really high doses of glucocorticoid steroids, specifically Methylprednisolone.Solumedrol, a potent anti-inflammatory steroid, is used as an emergency treatment for acute…

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Lisa Emrich, Health Guide, answered does prednisone make mania worse? Hi old professor,   By your question, I presume that you are discussing a manic…


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Vicki, Health Guide, answered Hi I have MS w/ constant lung… Oh, Katkan, please let us know how it went. Here's hoping.


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Lisa Emrich, Health Guide, answered Solu-medrol Hi Caryn,   Here are two posts which discuss solumedrol and relapses.  Hopefully they are…


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Amy Gurowitz, Health Guide, commented on Question of the Week: The Steroid… I'm sorry for what you are going through. They sound like very tough times.…




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