115 patient evaluations for Methylprednisolone

azoyizes
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azoyizes
Sex: F
Data Quality: 0 stars
Relapse: Severe
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Moderate
Cognition: moderate
Vision: moderate
Speech: moderate
Swallowing: moderate
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I have:
MS

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Dec 17, 2008 (Started Dec 15, 2008)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Optic nerve inflammation (Optic neuritis): Major
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Somewhat
Dosage: 1 g Daily
Advice & Tips: This is the first time I've been treated for ON with IV Solumedrol. By yesterday evening, my eye pain was gone and my vision had cleared, and so far today the symptoms have not returned.
Side effects: Facial swelling, Sleepiness, Thirst, Swelling in hands, Loss of energy, Flushing

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itsnotmummy
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itsnotmummy
Sex: F
Data Quality: 0 stars
Pain: Some
Fatigue: Most
Sleep: Little
Stiffness: All
function: Little
external_stress: Some
Stickman: most
Description:F54y
FM:10y Dx
I have:
Fibromyalgia

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Dec 6, 2008 (Started Oct 06, 2008)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Other: Major
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Somewhat
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: my pain management dr perscribes to me about 3 or 4 times a year depending on the severity of my migrane and other pain . she prescribes on my request not on regular basisi take this in a step down pack, the first day is the highest dose and it makes me want to jump out of my skin. however as the days go on i always am amazed at how great i feel. IT MAKES ME FEEL LIKE A WHOLE NEW PERSON.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Restlessness, Jumpy feeling, Anxious mood

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kimberely4
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kimberely4
Sex: F
Data Quality: 0 stars
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Mild
Cognition: moderate
Vision: none
Speech: none
Swallowing: moderate
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I have:
MS

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Oct 6, 2008 (Started Dec 02, 2002)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Multiple Sclerosis: Major
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 8 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: it helps with pain and it may make you very hungry, gained lots of weight, it helps with fatigue but some mood changes but worth it
Cost: < $25 monthly

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capt bubba
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capt bubba
Sex: M
Data Quality: 2 stars
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Moderate
Cognition: moderate
Vision: moderate
Speech: moderate
Swallowing: moderate
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I am: b
I have:
MS

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Oct 6, 2008 (Started Oct 06, 2008)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence): None
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Somewhat
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: Its not fun on one hand but it really helps with your movement in the long run. Must have good trust in your Dr. I do.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Increased appetite, Low potassium (hypokalemia), Restlessness, Heartburn, Heart rate low, Elevated blood sugar (hyperglycemia), Thrush, Withdrawal effects, Insomnia, Anxious mood

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mark61
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mark61
Sex: M
Data Quality: 0 stars
Sensation: Mild
Overall: Moderate
Cognition: moderate
Vision: moderate
Speech: moderate
Swallowing: moderate
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I have:
MS

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Sep 2, 2008 (Started Jun 02, 2008)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Fatigue: Major
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Somewhat
Dosage: 50 intl units One time
Advice & Tips: Don't be surprised to find yourself having an emotional breakdown the week you are taking this treatment.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Increased appetite

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LeonaMS2004
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LeonaMS2004
Sex: F
Data Quality: 0 stars
Sensation: Severe
Overall: Moderate
Cognition: severe
Vision: severe
Speech: mild
Swallowing: moderate
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I have:
MS

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Aug 21, 2008 (Started Apr 25, 2005)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Relapse MS (exacerbation): Major
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 1 g Daily
Advice & Tips: After having this treatment I feel good for quite some time. This treatment is a blessing regardless of the side effects.
Side effects: Restlessness, Heartburn, Insomnia

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Flowers
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Flowers
Sex: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
Sensation: Severe
Overall: Severe
Cognition: severe
Vision: moderate
Speech: moderate
Swallowing: moderate
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I am: n
I have:
MS

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Aug 21, 2008 (Started Jun 10, 2005)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Multiple Sclerosis: Major
  • Side Effects: Severe
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: A little
Advice & Tips: I know alot of people aren't into this treatment, but it's done wonders for me in the past and I will continue with it if I need to.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Kidney damage, Tooth problems, Taste changed, Weight gain, Hair loss

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change
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change
Sex: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Moderate
Cognition: moderate
Vision: moderate
Speech: moderate
Swallowing: moderate
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I am: b
I have:
MS

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Aug 21, 2008 (Started Jul 24, 2008)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Multiple Sclerosis: Moderate
  • Perceived effectiveness for Stiffness/Spasticity: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Side effects: Restlessness, Insomnia, Insomnia, Anxious mood, Anxious mood

Jul 28, 2008 (Started Jul 24, 2008)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Multiple Sclerosis: Moderate
  • Perceived effectiveness for Stiffness/Spasticity: Major
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: As needed
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Restlessness, Insomnia, Insomnia, Anxious mood, Anxious mood

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moogie16
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moogie16
Sex: F
Data Quality: 3 stars
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Moderate
Cognition: moderate
Vision: moderate
Speech: moderate
Swallowing: moderate
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I am: vb
I have:
MS

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Aug 20, 2008 (Started Jul 11, 2004)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Stiffness/Spasticity: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Somewhat
Advice & Tips: Too much for too long is probably not good.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Sleeplessness, Hair loss, Flushing, Taste changed, Eye problems, Weight gain

Sep 13, 2006 (Started Jul 11, 2004)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Stiffness/Spasticity: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Severe
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Very
Dosage: 2250 mg Monthly
Advice & Tips: This treatment probably should be taken in extreme moderation, just as my personal, non-professional opinion.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Sleeplessness, Hair loss, Flushing, Taste changed, Eye problems, Weight gain

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BrainStain4
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BrainStain4
Sex: F
Data Quality: 0 stars
Relapse: Moderate
Sensation: Mild
Overall: Mild
Cognition: moderate
Vision: mild
Speech: none
Swallowing: none
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I have:
MS

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May 2, 2008 (Started Apr 29, 2008)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Blurry vision: Can’t tell
  • Side Effects: Severe
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Very
Dosage: 1000 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Brace yourself... anything can happen!
Side effects: Metallic taste in mouth, Heartburn, Weight gain, Flushing, Fatigue, Nausea, Light sensitivity (photophobia)

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