mud

287d

How do I go about talking to my doctor's about giving me something to help with the lack of energy I have from lupus?

Chronic Epistaxis

Cyanocobalamin

Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE)

Prednisone

Anemia

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  • Rene5121

    287d

    Iam right here with you I would love to know to

  • TrixNY

    287d

    I have no idea what that could be, but if there is something I would be very interested.

  • mud

    286d

    I have read where other ppl with lupus have been prescribed Adderall for energy.

    • TrixNY

      286d

      I have an Rx for Adderall to help with brain fog, but it doesn’t help much with energy, for me anyway.

  • Laila11

    286d

    I’ve tried Adderall to help with the fatigue, but all it did was make me jittery. Everyone reacts differently though! I’ve been taking 5-HTP which seems to help a bit.

  • Missa526

    283d

    I just drink coffee lol. And take naps. It's so rough. My 💜 goes out to you.

  • Lynda777

    283d

    I have attention deficit disorder and take Ritalin. It does help with the fatigue and lack of energy and brain fog but then I do too much physically and regret it.

  • Rave

    279d

    Get your thyroid and anemia levels checked that could contribute to a lack of energy. Try to exercise and take vitamins. I don’t believe in taking things that will cognitively distort your mood and brain if you don’t need to. Try drinking tea and holistic methods.

  • Crabby279

    279d

    I find that if you have a great relationship with your doctor that asking for something to increase your energy levels should be as simple as saying "I feel x will help me best, even if it is a short term solution." I have recently gone back on plaquenil in this manner. Several years ago, I had stopped it due to concern it was causing my frequent nosebleeds as well as the out of pocket cost without insurance or a job meant I couldn't afford it. Here we are today, I am still having random nosebleeds so I have been slowly reintroducing some medication that has worked out for my life. I am doing this while tapering my prednisone, so that is also helpful.

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