How effective is Prednisone for Fibromyalgia?
Summary: 10 Prednisone users have rated its effectiveness for Fibromyalgia.
Overall ratings: 2.8/5
Long term ratings: 3.5/5
This is a review of how effective Prednisone (prednisone) is for Fibromyalgia 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 150,135 Prednisone users)
Fibromyalgia (a long-term condition which causes pain all over the body) can be treated by Lyrica, Cymbalta, Savella, Gabapentin, Amitriptyline Hydrochloride, Flexeril. (latest reports from 27,040 Fibromyalgia patients)
On Apr, 1, 2015: 10 people are studied for taking Prednisone in Fibromyalgia
Prednisone effectiveness for Fibromyalgia (number of people):
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Who find Prednisone more effective for Fibromyalgia?
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Comments for this study:
javagirl (2 months ago):
I am a F/56...diagnosed with FMS & CFIDS 11 years ago. It has been a struggle to find what works for me. I found 100% relief of my pain and fatigue when put on Prednisone 20 mgs. This was over three years ago. Since then I have tried to taper down and go off, along with switching to Hydrocortisone (which only helps at a higher dosage.) I want to go back on Prednisone. I hate being in pain and feeling like I need to go to the hospital.
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Hope Taylor on Aug, 14, 2010:
Please offer any suggestions or insights into the multiple drug use described. We can't find one Dr. who will effectively oversee all medical issues. Thank you ...
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