3 patient evaluations for Prednisone taken for the purpose of 'systemic lupus erythematosus' with a side effects rating of Mild

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May 3, 2015 (Started Oct 06, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for systemic lupus erythematosus)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for rheumatoid arthritis)
  • Side effects
    Mild (rashes (redness, swelling))
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take

Mar 15, 2015 (Started Oct 06, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for systemic lupus erythematosus)
  • Effectiveness
    Can’t tell (for rheumatoid arthritis)
  • Side effects
    Mild (rashes (redness, swelling))
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily

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Sep 7, 2012 (Started Aug 15, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for systemic lupus erythematosus)
  • Side effects
    Mild (nausea, constipation)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Aug 24, 2012 (Started Aug 15, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for systemic lupus erythematosus)
  • Side effects
    Mild (constipation)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 10 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I started taking 1 pill in the morning and 1 in the evening for 7days. then 1 pill a day until I see my PCP, on day 15 and feeling very nauseated and in alot of pain.
Cost: < $25 monthly

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Jan 10, 2011 (Started Jul 20, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for systemic lupus erythematosus)
  • Side effects
    Mild (puffy face)
  • Adherence
    Sometimes
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 5 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I HAD NO PROBLEM TAKING THE TABLETS APART FROM THEM TASTING DISGUSTING. PREDNISONE HELPED BY TAKING SOME OF THE INFLAMATION AWAY THEREFORE I WASN'T IN AS MUCH PAIN. THE ONLY PROBLEM OR SIDE EFFECT THAT I HAD WAS THAT I GAINED WEIGHT & MY FACE BLOW UP LIKE A PUFFER FISH & LOOKED VERY ROUND. I WAS ON PREDNISONE FOR YEARS WELL SINCE 2007 & IT WAS A GREAT INFLAMATORY BUT I HAVE RECENTLY BEEN CHANGED TO METHOTREXATE WHICH IS A STEP UP FROM PREDNISONE & ONLY TO BE TAKEN ONCE A WEEK INSTEAD OF EVERY DAY. I AM ON HEAPS OF TABLETS MORNING NOON & NIGHT SO I DON'T HAVE ANY PROBLEMS OR WAS PUT OUT FOR TAKING THESE TABLETS. THEY ARE A VERY TINY TABLET SO THEY WON'T GET STUCK IN YOUR THROAT.
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: puffy face

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