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9/4/2014 2:16:50 PM

Reviewer: CeliacAdult, 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
Celiac disease sufferer. Was diagnosed in childhood, but back then the treatment was the "Banana Diet." which I lived on for my 1st year (after 3 mos. of being nursed.) Had digestive symptoms throughout my life, waxing and waning, until I accidentally reduced my gluten intake to almost zero by using a gluten-free powdered shake mix. After eating a wheat-flour muffin, I had such drastic ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
9/4/2014 9:55:57 AM

Reviewer: Leolorna, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Temporal Arteritis plus Polymyalgia later on. For over 5 years now, dose being lessened, then having to be put up again because of blood ESR reading. Now on 2mg per day. Am suffering from anger/depression. Have lost weight now, but biggest problem is severe pain in various parts of the body - legs and hips one day, then excruciating pain between spine and shoulder blade. Wish I had never had ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
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

Comment:
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

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