9 patient evaluations for Steroid IV Infusion with a burden rating of Not at all hard to take

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Jun 20, 2013 (Started Jun 18, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for relapse MS (exacerbation))
  • Side effects
    Mild (bad taste in mouth, jittery feeling)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1000 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Elevated mood.

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Nov 21, 2011 (Started Nov 08, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for pain)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for pain in legs)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for pins and needles)
  • Side effects
    Mild (constant hunger, increased appetite)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1000 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: This treatment program is for 5 days I was in the hospital at the time. This exacerbation was very rough I bed bound after release from hospital after 3 weeks the clock started to turn feeling better.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: increased appetite, constant hunger

May 24, 2011 (Started Nov 08, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Mild (constant hunger, increased appetite)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Advice & Tips: If there are enough groceries in the house BUY ALOT !!! this medication makes you eat like there is no tomorrow.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: increased appetite, constant hunger

Nov 13, 2010 (Started Nov 08, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (increased appetite)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 1000 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Be Sure to Stock the Cupboards talk about eating WOW !!!!
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: increased appetite, constant hunger

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Apr 14, 2011 (Started May 15, 1996)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 g Monthly
Advice & Tips: I was advised that it is not necessary, according to my age, and no need for steroid enhancement. It really helped me with my muscle use and I felt better. Like the oil needed for the tinman.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Sep 1, 2010 (Started Jan 02, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for relapse MS (exacerbation))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed

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Aug 4, 2010 (Started Aug 04, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for optic neuritis right eye)
  • Side effects
    Severe (elevated blood pressure)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 L Daily
Side effects: elevated blood pressure

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May 7, 2010 (Started May 03, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I can't say a whole lot because right after the steroids my A/C in my house went out for about a month till it finally got fixed which had adverse effects on me (heat). After my hospital stint and before the A/C died, the steroids were incredible! I had no leg pain for that fact, no pain at all, balance was better, thinking wqas better and I felt incredibly great. Most importantly, for the first time in a little over four years my double vision is gone. It seems that the heat was a really bad thing because my leg pain, problems with my balance and my memory thing seem to be creeping back but I can still see right (no double vision). I hope that it continues to work although I know that it is a short term thing but how short term I have no idea. I would Definitely recommend this for any mser out there. Be sure to do the IV steroid and not the pill (pill is not very potent, small to no effects) and be sure to avoid the heat if possible.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: red spots and red bumps

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Sep 21, 2008 (Started Jul 14, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage:

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Sep 17, 2008 (Started Sep 15, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed

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Jan 24, 2008 (Started Jan 21, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Vision)
  • Side effects
    Moderate (blush, flushing, feeling hot/overheating, metallic taste in mouth, migraine headaches, uneasy feeling, bruiselike feeling under skin, weight gain, pain)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1000 mg Daily
Side effects: feeling hot/overheating, flushing, migraine headaches, bruiselike feeling under skin, uneasy feeling, weight gain, metallic taste in mouth, blush, pain

  • 0 helpful marks
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