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8/26/2014 6:40:36 PM

Reviewer: larry, 65-74 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have used predisone off and on for 26 years for cronic sinusitis and 7 surgeries..It is the miracle drug of all drugs to me and the cost is almost nothing.The only side effect has been weight gain.I came down with fibromyalgia 2 years ago and have been taking 5 mg daily that has improved the pain by 90 % to normal.Every time I take 30mg or greater for two weeks it takes me back 15 years younger ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
8/8/2014 7:24:02 AM

Reviewer: keyboard man, 65-74 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

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I worked well. But, the side effects almost did me in. Mental anguish, leg cramps. My Lord, I ache all over.

Condition: Other
7/22/2014 6:08:38 PM

Reviewer: 75 or over Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have polymyalgia rheumatica. The initial pain is gone but the Prednisone is creating havoc on my physical being. I cry easily and feel extreme depression. Extreme water retention, feel as if my face is constantly stretching including back of my head, cannot sleep, no appetite, feel very weak and shaky. Feel no difference from 20 mg to current lower dose which is 9 mg for another 10 days and b ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
7/15/2014 1:13:13 PM

Reviewer: 65-74 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have a rare disease called Mucous Membrane Pemphigoid. I was given this drug to curb inflamation. Having not taken many drugs in my life I accepted it as helpful...wrong!!! I took it nearly 2 years on the insistence of my Drs. I gained over 100 pounds, I stopped breathing and my heart stopped several months ago. I nearly died. Asthma treatments given in hospital dried out airways and would not ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
6/16/2014 10:40:33 AM

Reviewer: Sudsy12, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
Polymyalgia Rheumatica came on very suddenly in December, 2013. The Rheumatologist started me on 5 mg. of Prednisone and Folic Acid daily (Folic Acid only 6 days a week), and taking 3 Methrotrexate once a week. Within a month I was up to 7.5 mg. of Prednisone and 6 Methrotrexate. I am now down to 4 mg. of Prednisone unless the PMR flares up considerably. I find the Prednisone slow to take effe ... Show Full Comment

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