116 patient evaluations for Prednisone

Jun 1, 1986 (Started )

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for optic nerve inflammation (optic neuritis))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: I haven't taken or been prescribed any steroids since '86. I took oral prednisone during flare-ups of optic neuritis, but haven't had any in over two decades.

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Apr 27, 1985 (Started Nov 27, 1984)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for optic nerve inflammation (optic neuritis))
  • Side effects
    Severe (fatigue, weight gain, facial swelling/puffiness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 50 mg All the time (24/7)
Advice & Tips: hang in there you could regain your eyesight completely like I did
Side effects: facial swelling/puffiness, weight gain, fatigue, fatigue

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