26 patient evaluations for Prednisone with a burden rating of A little hard to take

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Jun 11, 2020 (Started Jun 09, 2020)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for arthritis pain in knees)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (increased appetite, headaches, insomnia)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Four times daily
Advice & Tips: The dosage changes every few days, tapering from 40 mg qd to 10 mg qd. I have it written in my calendar and I check off each day as I finish it.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Apr 6, 2017 (Started Jan 24, 2017)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for fibromyalgia)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for hypermobility syndrome)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for inflammation)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for undifferentiated inflammatory arthritis)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (manic behaviors, unrefreshing or poor sleep)
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: If you are diabetic, I suggest a Paleo diet or low carb, no sugar diet to off set the increase in glucose levels. Plus it helps with the inflammation and weight loss.

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Nov 21, 2015 (Started Nov 11, 2015)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for inflammation)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Twice daily

Nov 16, 2015 (Started Nov 11, 2015)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for inflammation)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (eye lid heaviness, increased appetite, eyelid heaviness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Twice daily
Advice & Tips: Ravenous appitite

  • 0 helpful marks

Jun 8, 2015 (Started May 23, 2015)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for arthritis pain in knees)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for bursitis)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for tendinitis)
  • Side effects
    Mild (fluid retention weight gain)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 5 mg Twice daily
Advice & Tips: This is my second course of tapered dose Prednisone this year.Earlier in the year it was for the calcified tendonitis in my Achilles tendons...
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 14, 2013 (Started Feb 22, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for pneumonia)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 50 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Aug 21, 2012 (Started Aug 02, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for excess mucus)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for persistent cough or wheeze)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 40 mg Daily

Aug 2, 2012 (Started Aug 02, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for excess mucus)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for persistent cough or wheeze)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 40 mg Daily

Jul 27, 2012 (Started Aug 02, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for excess mucus)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for persistent cough or wheeze)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 40 mg Daily

Aug 8, 2011 (Started Aug 02, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for lung infection)
  • Side effects
    Moderate
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 40 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Mar 15, 2012 (Started Mar 15, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for spinal stenosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Was ten day treatment that did nothing

  • 0 helpful marks

Feb 6, 2012 (Started Feb 02, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis)
  • Side effects
    Mild (facial roundness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 50 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 20, 2011 (Started Jun 01, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for pain)
  • Side effects
    Mild (stomach discomfort)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: It releaved my extreme back pain
Side effects: stomach discomfort

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 17, 2010 (Started Dec 18, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Moderate
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take

  • 0 helpful marks
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