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How effective is Prednisone for Myasthenia gravis?

Summary: 53 Prednisone users have rated its effectiveness for Myasthenia gravis.

Overall ratings: 3.3/5
Long term ratings: 3.5/5

This is a review of how effective Prednisone (prednisone) is for Myasthenia gravis 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 asthma. (latest outcomes from 150,124 Prednisone users)

Myasthenia gravis

Myasthenia gravis (a chronic condition that causes muscles to tire and weaken easily) can be treated by Mestinon, Prednisone, Pyridostigmine Bromide, Cellcept, Azathioprine, Imuran. (latest reports from 2,876 Myasthenia Gravis patients)

On Mar, 28, 2015: 53 people are studied for taking Prednisone in Myasthenia gravis




Prednisone effectiveness for Myasthenia gravis


Long term Prednisone effectiveness for Myasthenia gravis

Prednisone effectiveness for Myasthenia gravis (number of people):

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Overall01119176
Long term
(1+ years)
0611135

Gender of people who take Prednisone for Myasthenia gravis * :

FemaleMale
Myasthenia gravis52.83%47.17%

Age of people who take Prednisone for Myasthenia gravis * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Myasthenia gravis1.89%0.00%0.00%7.55%16.98%13.21%24.53%35.85%

Who find Prednisone more effective for Myasthenia gravis?

Gender of people who find Prednisone more effective * :

FemaleMale
Myasthenia gravis65.22%34.78%

Age of people who find Prednisone more effective * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Myasthenia gravis0.00%0.00%0.00%8.70%26.09%17.39%26.09%21.74%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

 

 

 

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  • From this study (4 months ago):

  • I have myasthenia gravis and sever joint and muscle pain, Dr. calls this myalgia.
    I have had a lot of tooth decay the last three years with at lest 7 root canals and caps.

    Reply

  • From this study (5 months ago):

  • Stomach hurt all the time

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  • From this study (1 year ago):

  • For 6 years I have been taking predisone to treat my Myasthenia Gravis, which is primarily ocular. I've always had moderate situational anxiety but as soon as I began taking prednison my axiety sky rocketed. My predinsone doses have ranged from 5-30mg per day, depending on weather or not I am in remission, but every time I have tried to get off prednisone I have a bad flare up. My neurologist began treating my anxiety 6 years ago with clonazepam and it worked for me for about 4 years. The entire 5th year of being on clonazepam it had little to no effect on controlling my anxiety any longer. I have also taken mestinon along side of prednisone to treat my myasthenia gravis but it had little effect on my condition. This past year my family practioner tapered me off the clonazepam using alprazolam and it has been working very well. Recently, due to an overload of general life responsibilities, I have began to have another flare up. This is the first time while on alprazolam that this has occured. I have been on 5mg of prednisone and 2mg of alprazolam daily for the past year or so and have been problem free. Today I have had to bump back up to 20mg of prednisone to control my Myasthenia Gravis, but I am having extremly peaked anxiety levels. Hopefully I will be seeing one of my doctors this week.

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