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    8/14/2019 9:32:08 AM

    Reviewer: tsteele93, 45-54 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

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    Current Rating: 5

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    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    Threw out my back - BAD - right before Christmas. I was almost immobilized. Doctor prescribed me a pretty heavy round of Prednisone and it was like a miracle. Saved me from being on pain meds and I ended up taking two rounds and I was done. No serious side effects. I wish that I had these sitting around all the time for emergencies.

    Condition: Other
    3/2/2019 2:57:39 PM

    Reviewer: 55-64 Female (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    Taking it for lower back pain with sciatica. Used it a few years ago and it worked then. Side effects are anxiousness and trouble sleeping. My doctor prescribed a few Ambien to take care of the insomnia. It works well for me and is worth the side effects.

    Condition: Other
    10/15/2016 6:01:58 AM

    Reviewer: Wowow Cough Relief, 35-44 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    Heavy unproductive cough due to cold and viral pharyngitis. I was prescribed this because the cheratussin alone was not giving much relief for the evening or middle of the night cough. It has given me some additional relief. I have had some sweating problems due to Lexapro and for the first time I actually sweat enough in bed to make my pillow wet. Sweating is a possible side effect of prediso ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Other
    7/5/2016 8:56:56 AM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    After two short (5 days) rounds, developed painful breasts, lymph area under armpits, and swelling between armpit/breast area to just under waistline. Took meds in May. It is now July and I am still swollen, in pain, and uncomfortable. No one seems to know what to do to get me back to normal.

    Condition: Other
    1/28/2016 10:12:19 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    Taking a Medrol dose pack for sinusitis and bronchitis. I have been miserable all week until I started this today and the pressure relief is unbelievable. I am so thankful for this medication

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