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  1. Ron Carlsen Beats Early Onset MDS; Grapples with Post-Transplant GVHD

    ... were pneumonia, and GVHD of the lungs. I have taken prednisone (a steroid) for nearly 12 years, to control GVHD. When I have a flare-up my prednisone dosage gets increased until it passes, then I resume my maintenance ...

    Patient Chronicle last updated 07/25/2018 - 10:28am.

  2. A Phase III, International, Randomized, Controlled Study of Rigosertib versus Physician’s Choice of Treatment in Patients with Myelodysplastic Syndrome after Failure of a Hypomethylating Agent

    ... radiotherapy, or immunotherapy, or corticosteroids ( prednisone up to 20 mg/day or its equivalent is permitted for chronic ...

    Clinical Trial last updated 05/04/2018 - 3:53pm.

  3. Family’s Support Spurs Recovery

    ... had, and the planned treatment which included ATG, prednisone , and cyclosporine . Jordan had a fever and antibiotics ... and platelets are still low. He continues to be treated with prednisone and cyclosporine, but the doctor is reducing the steroids as his ...

    Patient Chronicle last updated 04/26/2018 - 12:45pm.

  4. A patient and her parents find that giving back is its own reward

    ... the standard regimen of horse ATG, augmented with prednisone and cyclosporine . She was transfusion-dependent with ...

    Patient Chronicle last updated 04/26/2018 - 10:33am.

  5. Ricky Smith, Jr.

    ... they put me on cyclosporine , they put me on prednisone , I got the ATG shots. It seemed I was doing better, but then I ... Immunosuppressive drug therapy Prednisone Eculizumab ...

    "Like You" Patient Story last updated 04/05/2017 - 1:27pm.

  6. Prednisone

    ... It may make the complement system less active. Prednisone does not stop all hemolysis, however, and it does have a lot ... sickness after immunosuppressive therapy with ATG. Prednisone may also increase counts of white blood cells and platelets in some ...

    Topic section last updated 03/10/2016 - 11:27pm.

  7. Interviews with the Experts: Side Effects of PNH Treatment

    ... light Do other types of treatments for PNH (such as prednisone ) have similar of different side effects that patients should be aware of? Prednisone is a steroid that can decrease hemolysis caused by PNH. It ...

    Interview last updated 08/31/2016 - 8:37am.

  8. Patient Inspires Workplace Giving

    ... of the skin that was easily cured with high doses of prednisone , and I also had dry eyes, which later went away. The only other ...

    Patient Chronicle last updated 06/28/2016 - 8:12am.

  9. Biting into the Elephant

    ... My treatment then began my love/hate relationship with prednisone . We sought opinions from additional specialists, without ... Bethlehem. The doctors continued to treat the symptoms with prednisone and made an unusual decision. Even with counts below a functional ...

    Patient Chronicle last updated 06/27/2016 - 2:22pm.

  10. Pure Red Cell Aplasia (PRCA)

    ... on an ongoing basis. Corticosteroids, like prednisone , are often the initial treatment for PRCA. Unfortunately, the ...

    Topic section last updated 07/07/2016 - 3:14pm.