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.

Purpose
Patients
Patients with evaluations
Perceived effectiveness
Patients
Patients with evaluations
0
Perceived effectiveness

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

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects of Pulse Steroids

Severe
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Moderate
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Mild
1
None
0

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

Hospitalization
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1
Patients
1

Dosages

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

Duration

Stopped Taking Pulse Steroids
Duration
Patients
Duration
0-1 month
Patients
2
Duration
1-3 months
Patients
0
Duration
3-6 months
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0
Duration
6 months-1 year
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0
Duration
1-2 years
Patients
0
Duration
2 years or more
Patients
0

Adherence


Always
Patients
1
100%
Usually
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0
0%
Sometimes
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0
0%
Never
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0
0%

Burden


Very
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0%
Somewhat
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0%
A little
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1
100%
Not at all
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0
0%

Cost per month


Cost per month
$200+
Patients
1
100%
Cost per month
$100-199
Patients
0
0%
Cost per month
$50-99
Patients
0
0%
Cost per month
$25-49
Patients
0
0%
Cost per month
< $25
Patients
0
0%
Cost per month
Not specified
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0
0%
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Pulse Steroids.