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Condition: Other
1/28/2008 5:36:24 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I am currently taking prednisone for Polymyalgia Rheumatica. The relief was overnight however as time went by the pain returned, am now on prednisone and Methotrexate. side effects are horrible. Can not sleep at night, moon face, weight gain, sweats, mood swings, severe exhaustion, stomach pain constant diarrhea, vision problems, easy bruising. Has definitely changed my qualtiy of life to zero. De ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
1/20/2008 6:48:53 PM

Reviewer: Art, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Aspergillosis is the diagnosis, along with long term Ashtma. Prednisone wreaks havoc with sleep so I take 1 'Simply Sleep' and it helps. Another item is the bulging in the abdominal area but that goes away and

Condition: Other
1/15/2008 12:44:28 AM

Reviewer: 19-24 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
My doctor prescribed this to me as my last resort before trying accutane for acne, which seriously was not going away with anything. He gave me a 10 pill dose, and today was my last day. I have never felt such horrible stomach pains before. I think it gave me an ulcer. On days I took it I definitely felt different in a weird way. Sometimes kept me awake all night if taken after 10 am. It helped wi ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
1/12/2008 8:42:21 PM

Reviewer: sequimtwig, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Prescribed for polymyalgia rheumatica 2 years ago. Pharmacist told me it was the miracle drug from hell. Should have listened. Works great but have every side affect possible. Can't seem to get off it. Down to 8 mgs. a day but pain returns immediately. Will get off one way or another.

Condition: Other
1/11/2008 2:02:50 PM

Reviewer: herbalfox, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I now have NASH due to constant use

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