7 patient evaluations for Methylprednisolone taken for the purpose of 'multiple sclerosis' with a side effects rating of None

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Jul 16, 2012 (Started Jul 12, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 g Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 1 helpful mark

Mar 3, 2012 (Started Dec 20, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Cost: < $25 monthly

Dec 3, 2011 (Started Dec 20, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Cost: < $25 monthly

Aug 28, 2011 (Started Dec 20, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Advice & Tips: Ever since my first IV - I refuse oral! IV does not have the side effects associated with the oral!
Cost: < $25 monthly

May 30, 2011 (Started Dec 20, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Advice & Tips: Ever since my first IV, I refuse oral. Unwanted side effects not felt as with oral prednisone!

Mar 12, 2011 (Started Dec 20, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Advice & Tips: The infusion service I have used since my first ever began sending gravity fed set-ups as opposed to force fed baloons. We have done the research and will call another service in the future!

Dec 29, 2010 (Started Dec 20, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take

Mar 15, 2008 (Started Dec 20, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 5, 2011 (Started Dec 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for Support heart health)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Cost: < $25 monthly

Dec 6, 2010 (Started Dec 01, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Support heart health)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 4 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Ended up taking the daily amount at one time just to remember to take it.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Sep 15, 2010 (Started Apr 05, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for stiffness/spasticity)
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for nerve pain (neuralgia))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 g Monthly
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: headaches

Sep 9, 2010 (Started Apr 05, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for stiffness/spasticity)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for nerve pain (neuralgia))
  • Side effects
    Mild (headaches)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 g Monthly
Advice & Tips: I used to have a home health nurse come, but now I go to the infusion lab at the local hospital. Helps with a nice couple days of energy....I like that :) It's no trouble since both of my kids are in elementary school and the hospital has a very flexible scheduling policy. I can schedule a month ahead on a schoolday morning.
Cost: $25-49 monthly
Side effects: headaches

  • 0 helpful marks

Aug 1, 2010 (Started Sep 14, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 1 g Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Feb 16, 2010 (Started Mar 05, 2002)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Increase effect of another treatment)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 g Monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Oct 6, 2008 (Started Dec 02, 2002)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 8 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: it helps with pain and it may make you very hungry, gained lots of weight, it helps with fatigue but some mood changes but worth it
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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