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How effective is Prednisone for Pneumonia?
Overall ratings: 3.1/5
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 Pneumonia. The study is created by eHealthMe based on 28 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.
Pneumonia (latest reports from 762,438 patients) can be treated by Levaquin, Azithromycin, Prednisone, Avelox, Clarithromycin, Levofloxacin.
On Oct, 23, 2014: 28 people are studied for taking Prednisone in Pneumonia
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From this study (1 year ago):
radiation induced pneumonitis. treated with prednisone and pentoxifilline. Off pentox and weaning from prednisone. Got severe petechia discontinued pentoxifilline. started to fade. began taking gabapentin 1 week. petechia returned. Stopped after 1 week
From this study (1 year ago):
Pnumonia 6 years ago - given prednisone
Relapse 1 year later - prednisone
THR last year on 2 hips April 18th 2013 & Aug 6th 2013
Cause Avascualr Necrosis from prednisone
Severe asthma Hospitalized - Given predisone and hips/Femur's hurt - scale 7 on pain scale
From this study (2 years ago):
within minutes of a kenalog injection in the left buttocks, pain from sight of injection began up lower back and down leg. did not get out of bed the following day. went to work and 4 hours later taken to ER for left side numbness and tingling. released after CT scan returned following afternoon with left side hemi-paresis with slight cheek numbness also. after 4 days of mri's, mrv's and $40,000 later they had no clue why. after 3 months the neurologist is also stumped. They deny the possibility it had something to do with the injection.
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