23 patient evaluations for Prednisone with a side effects rating of None

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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

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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

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Aug 8, 2013 (Started Aug 15, 2013)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for bee stings)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Stay off your feet or support your arm if its a limb that has been affected. In my case it was my ankle I was stung by a nasty wasp. My ankle swelled up to the point I could not walk without a cane. My rheumy had me on Prednisone (my first experience) for about 5-7 days. The swelling went down the next day I was glad it worked so quickly but wanted to hurry up and get of it because of the side affects it can do to some people. I know it takes a longer period for that but why expose myself to a drug that can do that kind of damage? The only thing is the swelling returned after I stopped the drug but it was slight still fairly painful and held a small pocket of fluid for almost 5 wks. Went in for a second round of treatment after feeling the swelling wasn't going down on its own. It didn't change a thing so I stopped taking it after 3 days. My MD wrote me a script for another anti-inflammatory to try, it failed because of a side affect diarrhea but may work for others. Know your drugs even if the meds are in your hands already knowledge is power. I need to add that this sting was very painful and the Prednisone took most of that away overnight just by reducing the bulk of the swelling.

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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

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Jun 16, 2012 (Started Jun 06, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for systemic lupus erythematosus)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 5 mg/5 mL Daily
Advice & Tips: was taking for staff infection
Cost: $50-99 monthly

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Apr 15, 2012 (Started Feb 14, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 40 mg Daily

Feb 26, 2012 (Started Feb 14, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    A little hard to take
Dosage: 40 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Pill taste like straight crap !!! try no to hold these in your mouth long than 1 second lol

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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

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Jan 15, 2012 (Started Oct 14, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for bursitis in shoulders)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: No problems with this treatment; ended up having to re-vist the Dr to receive another shot of steroids in my shoulder which finally cleared up the Bursitus
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Oct 20, 2011 (Started Sep 29, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for hearing loss)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Oct 3, 2011 (Started Sep 29, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for hearing loss)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Oct 1, 2011 (Started Sep 29, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for hearing loss)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Jul 1, 2011 (Started Jan 16, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for pain in shoulder(s))
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for polymyalgia rheumatica)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Jan 26, 2011 (Started Jan 16, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for pain in shoulder(s))
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 20 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: releives pain associated with polymyalsia
Cost: < $25 monthly

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