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
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0
Perceived effectiveness

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

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 1
None 0

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Pulse Steroids

Side effect Patients
Muscle pain 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Pulse Steroids

Dosage Patients
250 mg monthly 1

Why patients stopped taking Pulse Steroids

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Course of treatment ended 1
Doctor's advice 1
See all 2 patients who’ve stopped taking Pulse Steroids

Duration

Currently taking Pulse Steroids

Duration Patients
2 years or more 1

Stopped taking Pulse Steroids

Duration Patients
0-1 month 2

Adherence


Always
Patients
1
100%
Usually
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0
0%
Sometimes
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0
0%
Never taken as prescribed
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0
0%

Burden


Very hard to take
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0
0%
Somewhat hard to take
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0
0%
A little hard to take
Patients
1
100%
Not at all hard to take
Patients
0
0%

Cost per month


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