How effective is Prednisone for Myofascial pain syndrome (Fibromyalgia)?
Summary: 10 Prednisone users have rated its effectiveness for Myofascial pain syndrome.
Overall ratings: 2.8/5
Long term ratings: 3.5/5
This is a review of how effective Prednisone (prednisone) is for Myofascial pain syndrome 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 150,120 Prednisone users)
Myofascial pain syndrome
Myofascial pain syndrome (a painful condition that affects the muscles and the sheath of the tissue) can be treated by Lyrica, Cymbalta, Savella, Gabapentin, Amitriptyline Hydrochloride, Neurontin. (latest reports from 27,011 Myofascial Pain Syndrome patients)
On Mar, 3, 2015: 10 people are studied for taking Prednisone in Myofascial pain syndrome
Prednisone effectiveness for Myofascial pain syndrome (number of people):
|not at all||somewhat||moderate||high||very high |
Gender of people who take Prednisone for Myofascial pain syndrome * :
|Myofascial pain syndrome||60.00%||40.00% |
Age of people who take Prednisone for Myofascial pain syndrome * :
|Myofascial pain syndrome||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||10.00%||0.00%||40.00%||10.00%||40.00% |
Who find Prednisone more effective for Myofascial pain syndrome?
Gender of people who find Prednisone more effective * :
|Myofascial pain syndrome||33.33%||66.67% |
Age of people who find Prednisone more effective * :
|Myofascial pain syndrome||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||66.67%||0.00%||33.33% |
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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