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How effective is Prednisone for Copd (Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease)?

Summary: 60 Prednisone users have rated its effectiveness for Copd.

Overall ratings: 3.4/5
Long term ratings: 3.8/5

This is a review of how effective Prednisone (prednisone) is for Copd and for what kind of people. The study is created by eHealthMe and is updated continuously.

 

 

 

 

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What is Prednisone

Prednisone has active ingredients of prednisone. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from 150,083 Prednisone users)

Copd

Copd (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) can be treated by Spiriva, Symbicort, Advair Diskus 250/50, Prednisone, Advair Diskus 500/50, Proair Hfa. (latest reports from 49,408 Copd patients)

On Feb, 1, 2015: 60 people are studied for taking Prednisone in Copd




Prednisone effectiveness for Copd


Long term Prednisone effectiveness for Copd

Prednisone effectiveness for Copd (number of people):

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Overall012231510
Long term
(1+ years)
00985

Gender of people who take Prednisone for Copd * :

FemaleMale
Copd60.00%40.00%

Age of people who take Prednisone for Copd * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Copd0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%8.33%20.00%71.67%

Who find Prednisone more effective for Copd?

Gender of people who find Prednisone more effective * :

FemaleMale
Copd56.00%44.00%

Age of people who find Prednisone more effective * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Copd0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%8.00%20.00%72.00%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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