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

Overall ratings: 3.4/5
Long term ratings: 3.8/5
On a scale of 1 to 5: 1=not at all, 2=somewhat, 3=moderate, 4=high, 5=very high

This is a review of how effective Prednisone (prednisone) is for Copd. The study is created by eHealthMe based on 60 reports from user community and is updated continuously.

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What is Prednisone

Prednisone (latest outcomes from 149,937 users) has active ingredients of prednisone. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis.

Copd

Copd (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) (latest reports from 206,485 patients) can be treated by Spiriva, Symbicort, Advair Diskus 250/50, Albuterol Sulfate, Prednisone, Advair Diskus 500/50.

On Oct, 25, 2014: 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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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (3 weeks ago):

  • pERIODICALLY OVER THE PAST SEVERAL YEARS I HAVE HAD TO TAKE LARGE DOSES OF PREDNISONE FOR EXACERBATION OF COPD. RECENTLY I NOTICE MUSCLE WEAKNESS IN MY LEGS..CAUSING IT TO BE VERY DIFFICULT TO WALK WITHOUT A CANE.

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  • From this study (2 months ago):

  • Has had right upper lobectomy
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    Both procedures within 10 months

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