What are some tips for controlling any drug side effects should they occur? What do you do? In my case, I take trillegy elipta.
I wake now with light lower leg cramps each morning. They go away once I'm walking around, but I wonder how this plays out in the future.
Right now I already have osteopenia and want to avoid osteoporosis. Am already doing more calcium and D and exercise. Will talk to gyn doctor about more frequently bone scan (Medicare OKs normally every 2 years).
Irregular heat beat is noted at some orthopedic websites as a side effect of steroids. The real problem is they lower potassium which can cause the irregularity and even new on set atrial fibrillation. Which needs another powerful drug like anticoagulants that means you cannot take normal pain pills with control of inflammation (NASIDS and aspirn). I will talk to doctor about regular blood test - not sure how often though. Note that Quest Diagnostics now has a program at their website called Quest Direct. You can order lab tests on your own without cost of a doctor visit. You pay a low price. You can chat with their doctor or take results to your own if there is any question.
These diseases really put us in a little tight box when you are mixing powerful drugs. Besides the financial burden, it restricts how we can take care of ourselves.