2 patient evaluations for Steroid IV Infusion taken for the purpose of 'pain'

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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 leg(s))
  • 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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Dec 20, 2008 (Started Mar 12, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for stiffness/spasticity)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for pain)
  • Side effects
    Severe (facial flushing, flushing, feeling hot/overheating, metallic taste in mouth, uneasy feeling, fatigue, pain)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Advice & Tips: not sure yet
Side effects: facial flushing, feeling hot/overheating, flushing, pain, fatigue, uneasy feeling, metallic taste in mouth

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