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13 Total User Reviews

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1-5 of 5
Condition: Asthma
6/11/2013 9:16:48 AM

Reviewer: Sharon, 7-12 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Side effect on my daughter was muscle soreness in chest, back arms and neck. Even sore to touch.

Condition: Asthma
1/23/2010 2:31:33 PM

Reviewer: cr0581, 25-34 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
My child has been taking this medication for asthma in addition to albuterol. I noticed when he takes the Orapred by itself he is not bouncing off the walls like he does with Albuterol. He does sweat a lot more with an increased appetitie and becoming more thirsty. Overall though I am very happy with the medication because it seems as if he becomes a lot more focused and not hyper.

Condition: Asthma
10/18/2009 12:52:16 AM

Reviewer: 3-6 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
My son was on orapred for 5 days not only were his moods extremely erratic but he would vomit in the evening only. could the vomiting be another side effect? I know nausea but vomiting too?

Condition: Asthma
8/11/2009 10:33:14 PM

Reviewer: Katzeyezzz , 7-12 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
My son has ADHD and asthma. When he is taking orapred for his asthma, his ADHD is just about uncontrolable. He is on medication ( focalin) for ADHD and I wonder if these two drugs together create this type of reaction in other children.

Condition: Asthma
10/29/2008 2:22:35 PM

Reviewer: piemom, 25-34 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
My son has been on Orapred for 2 days now to help him recover from severe asthma attack. It's much more difficult to give him the syrup than the meds with the nebulizer as the taste must be pretty awful. He's normally good with taking medicines. As a side effect he's been extremely hyper, has reduced appetite and diarrhea, but this could be due to combination with Albuterol and Pulmic ... Show Full Comment

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