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7/15/2014 1:13:13 PM

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

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Current Rating: 1

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Current Rating: 1

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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

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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

Condition: Other
6/4/2014 11:57:12 PM

Reviewer: chanel5, 35-44 on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

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O.M.G the worst medication I've ever taken! Dec/2013 went to neurologist for my severe migraines/headaches. He prescribed this along with clonazepam. Took 3x a day first week and experienced the worst side effects from sweating, blurred vision, dizzy, could not sleep, nervous,headache that got worst, stomach cramping, nausea and vomiting severely one night for 4hours, crying spouts, depressed. ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
5/4/2014 7:38:15 PM

Reviewer: 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Caregiver)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

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After the 3rd day of this treatment for Bronchitis, on a 6 day pack, a severe case of BVVP Vertigo set in. Immediately stopped taking.

Condition: Other
4/23/2014 5:17:38 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

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I was taking a short term tapering dose (42 10mg pills over 2 weeks. Large dose 20mg 3x/day tapering to small dose 10mg/day)I had strained bicep tendon and rotator cuff strain. Immediately, I was unable to sleep until 2 or 3 in the a.m. very jittery and pounding heart. After 2 nights, called in and was told to reduce evening dose to one pill(10mg) instead of 2 (20mg). By day 4, had ballooned up w ... Show Full Comment

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