We are kicking off this feature with a Q&A with noted rheumatologist and researcher, Lianne S. The next installment of this feature will be focused on questions for physical therapists and will appear in our Summer issue. Please keep your questions general in nature, and keep in mind that physicians will be unable to provide medical advice about your specific case through this format. If you have already submitted your questions through the online survey emailed earlier this year, rest assured we have them! Eye plaquenil Can you stop taking plaquenil immediately What drug classification is plaquenil Does plaquenil help with allergies Prednisone causes weight gain which is bad for AS, but stopping prednisone does not help weight loss. With more chronic use, patients can get thinning of the skin and the adrenal glands can shut down because the body is being supplied by an exogenous source of steroids with the prednisone. Jun 16, 2010 I am looking for suggestions and experience on people who has ankylosing spondylitis and pass experience of a flare up. as for me, I am 37 years old, I been diagnose with AS for over 15 years. For the last few month, my ankylosing spondylitis has sudden flare-up. I was on Remicade for a few years now. Mar 17, 2017 Corticosteroids for Ankylosing Spondylitis Corticosteroids such as prednisone can also help relieve the pain and swelling of ankylosing spondylitis in the short term. We know they can test for whether a mood altering drug, such as Zoloft or Prozac, will be metabolized well or not. Question: We hear so much about customized medicine in the media. Does prednisone and plaquenil work for ankylosing spondylitis Plaquenil Oral Uses, Side Effects, Interactions, Pictures., Sudden ankylosing spondylitis Flare up Plaquenil and tremorsPlaquenil and lovenoxPlaquenil 6 monthsPlaquenil for fibromyalgia reviews NOt a bit. or bite! The amount of prednisone you need to really inhibit the immune system are many times more than the usual doses for allergy. Furthermore, even people without ANY immune system still respond to antibiotics. Does Prednisone interact with antibiotic? - Doctor's insight.. Ankylosing Spondylitis A Treatment Overview Everyday Health. Effects of Ankylosing Spondylitis on the Body. Brief High-Dose Prednisone Improves Active Ankylosing Spondylitis. A small, randomized clinical trial from Germany suggests that two weeks of high-dose oral prednisone produces a clinically relevant response in patients with active ankylyosing spondylitis AS refractory to NSAIDs. There is no evidence that DMARDs will help with ankylosing spondylitis symptoms in the spine and neck. The most commonly used DMARDs for ankylosing spondylitis are methotrexate Rheumatrex®, Trexall® and sulfasalazine Azulfidine®. Apr 04, 2007 I have RA and Plaquenil just got added to NSAID, MTX, and Prednisone. I am taking 400mg of Plaquenil, 20mg MTX, and 10mg Prednisone. I have only taken the Plaquenil for four days and every day I have a headache. It is not like a regular headache. It feels like someone has their hands on top of my head and pushing down on my head. Like I have pressure on the top of my head. I nver had this.