What is Pulse Steroids?

Category: Prescription Drugs

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Generic Name: Steroids

Pulse steroids are doses of steroid medication given over a short period of time, usually repetitively by the same route of administration.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Patients with evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
4 0

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

side_effects of Pulse Steroids"

Severe
0
Moderate
0
Mild
1
None
0

Commonly reported side effects, conditions, and hospitalizations associated with Pulse Steroids

1
Hospitalization 1

Dosages

Most common dosages (by patients currently taking Pulse Steroids)
Dosage Patients
250 mg monthly 1
1,000 mg daily 1
Why Patients Stopped Taking Pulse Steroids (multiple reasons could be selected)
Reason Patients
Doctor's advice 1
Course of treatment ended 1
See all 2 patients who’ve stopped taking Pulse Steroids

Duration

Currently Taking Pulse Steroids
Duration Patients
0-1 month 0
1-3 months 0
3-6 months 1
6 months-1 year 0
1-2 years 0
2 years or more 0
Stopped Taking Pulse Steroids
Duration Patients
0-1 month 2
1-3 months 0
3-6 months 0
6 months-1 year 0
1-2 years 0
2 years or more 0
Adherence
Always
1 100%
Usually
0 0%
Sometimes
0 0%
Never
0 0%
Burden
Very
0 0%
Somewhat
0 0%
A little
1 100%
Not at all
0 0%
Cost
$200+
0 0%
$100-199
0 0%
$50-99
0 0%
$25-49
0 0%
< $25
0 0%
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Pulse Steroids.