116 patient evaluations for Prednisone

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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May 7, 2009 (Started Apr 15, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Other)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (fatigue, weight gain, dry mouth, loss of sense of taste, acne breakout, facial swelling/puffiness, increased appetite, roid rage effects (steroids), feeling tense or on edge, elevated blood sugar (hyperglycemia))
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 30 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: My dr. and I have decided to use this treatment as a severe flare treatment only due to the side effects I experienced and the possibility of further compromising my immune system.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: feeling tense or on edge, elevated blood sugar (hyperglycemia), increased appetite, loss of sense of taste, acne breakout, dry mouth, weight gain, facial swelling/puffiness, roid rage effects (steroids), fatigue

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Feb 1, 2009 (Started Dec 10, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (weight gain, dry mouth, loss of sense of taste, facial swelling/puffiness, feeling tense or on edge)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 40 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: See above comments. Wouldn't take this med again if you held a gun to my head! Even if it were free to me.
Side effects: feeling tense or on edge, facial swelling/puffiness, weight gain, loss of sense of taste, dry mouth

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