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How effective is Prednisone for Myasthenia gravis?





Summary: 51 Prednisone users have rated its effectiveness for Myasthenia gravis.

Overall ratings: 3.4/5
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 rheumatoid arthritis. (view latest outcomes from 150,015 users)

Myasthenia gravis

Myasthenia gravis (a chronic condition that causes muscles to tire and weaken easily) can be treated by Mestinon, Prednisone, Cellcept, Pyridostigmine Bromide, Prednisolone, Azathioprine. (latest reports from Myasthenia Gravis 2,665 patients)

On Dec, 19, 2014: 51 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
Overall01117176
Long term
(1+ years)
069135

Gender of people who take Prednisone for Myasthenia gravis * :

FemaleMale
Myasthenia gravis54.90%45.10%

Age of people who take Prednisone for Myasthenia gravis * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Myasthenia gravis1.96%0.00%0.00%7.84%17.65%13.73%23.53%35.29%

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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    The rest of the Rx went in the Toilet by 7:pm.
    I wonder how many this Killed.
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    Prescribed Prednisone 20mg twice daily. Took for six weeks and developed weaken muscles and swollen face. Was hospitalized and informed I had severe Cushing's Syndrome. Host of problems included glucose over 400, inflammed pancreas, triglycerides over 4,000 and vision problems. Muscles were wasted and weak so fell several times. Had to regain strength and learn to walk again with physical therapy. Left with foggy thinking, fatigue, muscle myopathy and peripheral neuropathy. Also developed osteopenia. Afterwards was placed on hydrocortisone and Lyrica for pain. Later found liver damage.
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    I am taking prednisone for an allergic reaction to a bee sting. 20mg for 5 days, then 10mg for 5 days. Starting the second day, I have fairly consistent hiccups, which become more severe at night. I have also previously taken prednisone to tame a severe poison ivy rash and have had the same reaction.

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  • From this study (3 weeks 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 (1 month ago):

  • Stomach hurt all the time

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  • From this study (12 months 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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