Coping with Prednisone, Revised and Updated: (*and Other Cortisone-Related Medicines)
Approximately one million Americans per year take high doses of prednisone and related drugs. While these medicines may be necessary to treat serious illnesses, they may also have unpleasant, and even devastating, side effects, including changes in mood, weight, and physical strength, and vulnerability to infection.
In 1997, after acclaimed flutist Eugenia Zukerman was prescribed prednisone for a rare lung disease, she teamed up with her sister, Harvard physician Julie Ingelfinger, to write the first book that helps patients deal with the side effects of the prescription.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Joseph700 - LibraryThing
This book is a life saver for anyone taking Prednisone. My daughter is the patient and she read this from cover to cover. It was the first time she felt like anyone really understood what she was ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - logmanw - LibraryThing
This book is a great overview of prednisone. I would recommend it to anyone who has to take large amounts of the medication so that he or she is aware of the side effects and can focus on preventing ... Read full review