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“It’s not you, it’s the drug!”

“It’s not you, it’s the drug!”

“It’s not you, it’s the drug!”

Those are the words we need to hear, but too often are not told.

Prednisone not only makes us no longer recognize ourselves in the mirror, but it also makes us not recognize our personalities.

Feel Like a Stranger

Prednisone messes with how we feel, how we react, and makes us feel like a stranger trapped in someone else’s body.


Our own bodies betray us! 

Miracle becomes miserable describing prednisone


But this miracle med is keeping us alive and functioning. It’s a terrible price to pay but I’m paying it so I can be a part of this world. It makes me feel miserable but it is truly a miracle.

Share this message with your loved ones:

So, dear loved one, please know that I’m so sorry for anything I did/said to you while I was on prednisone.

It’s not me. It’s the drug!


Continue reading…

What I Wish My Family Knew About Prednisone Side Effects

Dr. Megan Milne, PharmD, BCACP

Dr. Megan Milne, PharmD, BCACP, is an award-winning clinical pharmacist board certified in the types of conditions people take prednisone for. Dr. Megan had to take prednisone herself for an autoimmune condition so understands what it feels like to suffer prednisone side effects and made it her mission to counteract them as the Prednisone Pharmacist.

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