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9/3/2013 11:33:48 AM

Reviewer: 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Prednisone worked great to relive my symptoms of inflammatory colon disease due to celiac disease. However the side effects were weight gain and puffiness.

Condition: Other
8/1/2013 7:42:33 AM

Reviewer: 45-54 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I was on 10-20 mg for about six weeks, post op treatment for extensive sinus surgery. When on it, I craved sweets, especially ice cream. I have not weighed myself, but feel as if my clothes are tighter. Could I have side effects from that low a dose used for 6 weeks? I have been off for a week and no longer crave sweets...have not eaten ice cream. How long does prednisone stay in your system and c ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
7/1/2013 11:43:43 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I was prescribed prednisone for relief of inflammation and water retention behind my ear after an ear infection. My dosages were as follows: 40mg for 4 days, 30mg for 3 days, 20mg for 3 days, 10mg for 3 days. I had extreme restlessness at night for the first 4 days, but as the dosage decreased that subsided. It wasn't until today (my second to last day) that I've felt a general malaise, sh ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
6/5/2013 7:19:03 AM

Reviewer: Kayle80c, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I was put on Prednisone to clear up some really bad poison ivy. I hate taking this medication because I suffer from a lot of the side effects that goes a long with taking it. Indigestion, nervousness, tremors in hands, trouble sleeping, feeling dizzy, confusion, depression, mood swings, rash, tiredness, irregular heartbeat, headaches, painful muscle cramps, menstrual irregularities, loss of appeti ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
5/26/2013 4:49:13 AM

Reviewer: why all the side effects?, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I had severe pneumonia and was taking 70mg for the first month while in the hospital. then 60mg for 3 months and then every 2 weeks 5mg less till at about 10 months i could finaly stop taking it. I was so glad to stop. The weight gain and moonface and moodiness would soon go away. I could breath again without taking it. I could recognize the person in the mirror. BUT THEN..... the side effects nob ... Show Full Comment

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