15 patient evaluations for Methylprednisolone taken for the purpose of 'Multiple Sclerosis' with a perceived effectiveness rating of Major

tired old me
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tired old me
Sex: F
Data Quality: 3 stars
Relapse: Moderate
Sensation: Mild
Overall: Mild
Cognition: moderate
Vision: moderate
Speech: moderate
Swallowing: mild
Upper limb: mild
Walking: mild
I am: b
I have:
MS

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Mar 3, 2012 (Started Dec 20, 2010)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Multiple Sclerosis: Major
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: A little
Cost: < $25 monthly

Dec 3, 2011 (Started Dec 20, 2010)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Multiple Sclerosis: Major
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Cost: < $25 monthly

Aug 28, 2011 (Started Dec 20, 2010)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Multiple Sclerosis: Major
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Usually
  • Burden: Somewhat
Advice & Tips: Ever since my first IV - I refuse oral! IV does not have the side effects associated with the oral!
Cost: < $25 monthly

May 30, 2011 (Started Dec 20, 2010)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Multiple Sclerosis: Major
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: A little
Advice & Tips: Ever since my first IV, I refuse oral. Unwanted side effects not felt as with oral prednisone!

Mar 12, 2011 (Started Dec 20, 2010)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Multiple Sclerosis: Major
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: A little
Advice & Tips: The infusion service I have used since my first ever began sending gravity fed set-ups as opposed to force fed baloons. We have done the research and will call another service in the future!

Dec 29, 2010 (Started Dec 20, 2010)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Multiple Sclerosis: Major
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: A little

Mar 15, 2008 (Started Dec 20, 2010)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Multiple Sclerosis: Major
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: A little

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InIt4theParking
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InIt4theParking
Data Quality: 2 stars
  • Sex: F
  • Age: 33y
  • Duration: 5 yrs
PRO survey: PRO 3
Quality of Life:
  • Mental: Mild
  • Physical: None
4 seizures
31 weeks ago
I am: b
I have:
Epilepsy

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Jun 23, 2011 (Started Jun 18, 2011)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Unable to function: Major
  • Perceived effectiveness for Multiple Sclerosis: Major
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 1 hr Daily
Side effects: Rage

Jun 22, 2011 (Started Jun 18, 2011)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Unable to function: Major
  • Perceived effectiveness for Multiple Sclerosis: Major
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 1 hr Daily
Advice & Tips: Huge hormonal surge of panic and negativity with sudden energy that increases over days. Taste will be affected. Bring Werthers. DO NOT STOP SMOKING OR USING WEED IF YOU NORMALLY USE IT, YOU WILL NEED IT TO BALANCE THE CRAZY-MAKING EFFECTS OF THE STEROID.
Side effects: Rage

Jun 13, 2011 (Started Jun 18, 2011)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Unable to function: Major
  • Perceived effectiveness for Multiple Sclerosis: Major
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Side effects: Rage

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Nsanity
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Nsanity
Sex: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Sensation: None
Overall: None
Cognition: none
Vision: mild
Speech: none
Swallowing: none
Upper limb: mild
Walking: moderate
I am: g
I have:
MS

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Apr 19, 2011 (Started Apr 17, 2011)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Multiple Sclerosis: Major
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 1 g Daily
Advice & Tips: Racing heart, jittery feeling, anxiety
Side effects: Racing heart feeling

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tigger13039
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tigger13039
Sex: M
Data Quality: 3 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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Jan 13, 2011 (Started Jan 11, 2011)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Multiple Sclerosis: Major
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 1 g Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

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icehogsfan
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icehogsfan
Sex: M
Data Quality: 2 stars
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Mild
Cognition: moderate
Vision: moderate
Speech: mild
Swallowing: mild
Upper limb: mild
Walking: moderate
I am: n
I have:
MS

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Nov 12, 2010 (Started Nov 01, 2007)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Multiple Sclerosis: Major
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: A little
Dosage: 1000 mL Daily
Side effects: Metallic taste in mouth, Eye problems, Sleeplessness, Head pressure

Nov 10, 2010 (Started Nov 01, 2007)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Multiple Sclerosis: Major
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Somewhat
Dosage: 1000 mL Daily
Side effects: Metallic taste in mouth, Eye problems, Sleeplessness, Head pressure

Jun 7, 2010 (Started Nov 01, 2007)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Multiple Sclerosis: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Somewhat
Dosage: 1000 mL Daily
Side effects: Metallic taste in mouth, Eye problems, Sleeplessness, Head pressure

Nov 13, 2009 (Started Nov 01, 2007)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Multiple Sclerosis: Major
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: A little
Dosage: 1000 mL Daily
Side effects: Metallic taste in mouth, Eye problems, Sleeplessness, Head pressure

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karilou
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karilou
Sex: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
Sensation: Mild
Overall: Mild
Cognition: mild
Vision: mild
Speech: mild
Swallowing: mild
Upper limb: mild
Walking: severe
I am: vg
I have:
MS

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Sep 15, 2010 (Started Apr 05, 2010)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Multiple Sclerosis: Major
  • Perceived effectiveness for Stiffness/Spasticity: Moderate
  • Perceived effectiveness for Nerve pain (neuralgia): Major
  • Side Effects: None
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 1 g Monthly
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Headaches

Sep 9, 2010 (Started Apr 05, 2010)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Multiple Sclerosis: Major
  • Perceived effectiveness for Stiffness/Spasticity: Moderate
  • Perceived effectiveness for Nerve pain (neuralgia): Moderate
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 1 g Monthly
Advice & Tips: I used to have a home health nurse come, but now I go to the infusion lab at the local hospital. Helps with a nice couple days of energy....I like that :) It's no trouble since both of my kids are in elementary school and the hospital has a very flexible scheduling policy. I can schedule a month ahead on a schoolday morning.
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: Headaches

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pink_phaerie
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pink_phaerie
Sex: F
Data Quality: 0 stars
Sensation: Mild
Overall: Mild
Cognition: moderate
Vision: moderate
Speech: mild
Swallowing: mild
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I have:
MS

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Mar 5, 2010 (Started Nov 26, 2008)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Multiple Sclerosis: Major
  • Side Effects: Severe
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Somewhat
Advice & Tips: drink lots of water so your weight gain will be water and take a tums before bed
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Heartburn, Thirst, Increased appetite

Jan 29, 2009 (Started Nov 26, 2008)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Multiple Sclerosis: Moderate
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Sometimes
  • Burden: A little
Dosage: 1 g Daily
Advice & Tips: weight gain is temporary
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Heartburn, Thirst, Increased appetite

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Nerdini
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Nerdini
Sex: F
Data Quality: 1 star
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Mild
Cognition: moderate
Vision: none
Speech: mild
Swallowing: mild
Upper limb: mild
Walking: none
I am: vg
I have:
MS

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Feb 27, 2010 (Started Feb 23, 2010)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Multiple Sclerosis: Major
  • Side Effects: Severe
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Somewhat
Dosage: 40 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Also ask for a prescription for Step Down Prednisone, Prilosec OTC and Ambien Cleared up my skin conditions temporarily Covering up the IV in order to shower was not easy.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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

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Jun 26, 2009 (Started Jun 13, 2009)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Multiple Sclerosis: Major
  • Perceived effectiveness for Relapse MS (exacerbation): Can’t tell
  • Side Effects: Mild
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Not at all
Dosage: 1 g Weekly
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: Heart rate increased, Increased appetite, Elevated blood pressure

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Dinny2
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Dinny2
Sex: F
Data Quality: 2 stars
Sensation: Moderate
Overall: Moderate
Cognition: moderate
Vision: moderate
Speech: moderate
Swallowing: moderate
Upper limb: moderate
Walking: moderate
I am: g
I have:
MS

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Jun 20, 2009 (Started Jun 06, 2006)

  • Perceived effectiveness for Multiple Sclerosis: Major
  • Side Effects: Moderate
  • Adherence: Always
  • Burden: Somewhat
Dosage: 2 hr Monthly
Advice & Tips: Drinking liquids before blood work then before infussions seems to help the needles find a vein. Since it's been over 2 years now there is some vein problems, popped, slide over and black and blue spots. The interaction with the nurses, staff and aids, let alone other M.S. ers is the unexpected delightfull benefits!
Cost: $50-99 monthly
Side effects: Withdrawal effects, Increased appetite, Insomnia

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