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    6/23/2021 12:06:21 PM

    Reviewer: Sharon R, 55-64 on Treatment for less than 1 month

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    I was being treated for sciatica due to a herniated disk and had severe pain down my left buttocks and back of upper leg. This medication coupled with Ibuprofen 600 knocked the pain out so well, I was able to walk and stand normally. No other pain medication was as effective as this!

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    6/2/2021 5:17:21 PM

    Reviewer: patient, 35-44 on Treatment for less than 1 month

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 3

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

    Comment:
    i have a skin rash and i was prescribed this medicine. so far i have taken two 20 mg pills and based on reviews i am going to stop using this, as a skin rash cure should not come with so many life altering side effects. I wish doctors were more interested in figuring out the actual issue with a patient and finding the appropriate solution vs trying to use a blanket approach with a heavy drug tha ... Show Full Comment

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    5/9/2021 12:20:46 AM

    Reviewer: Marie Tripodi, 75 or over on Treatment for 10 years or more

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

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    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    I have Celiac Disease. I only eat about 11 foods. If I try a new food it usually takes me about 3 days to recover from the reaction. I am VERY sensitive to all medications and need a VERY small amount of any medication I CAN take to work. I take 3 or 4 days of one 5mg. of Prednisone and finally feel well again. Cuts down on stomach pain, diarrhea, heart palpitations from intestinal bloating and ga ... Show Full Comment

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    4/17/2021 12:58:08 PM

    Reviewer: Janine Coetzer , 25-34 on Treatment for less than 1 month

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    Benefits of this is that it worked for me day 1 on use felt a different my throat was not sore anymore after not being able to drink easily or eat and bad ear infection and inflammation BUT this said my whole body feels sore after a week use. My skin is sensitive and I feel like a teddy bear bloated. Hopefully it subsides soon. but unless your Dr prescribes this. Very good Thank you Dr Micheal at ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Other
    8/14/2019 9:32:09 AM

    Reviewer: tsteele93, 45-54 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    Threw out my back - BAD - right before Christmas. I was almost immobilized. Doctor prescribed me a pretty heavy round of Prednisone and it was like a miracle. Saved me from being on pain meds and I ended up taking two rounds and I was done. No serious side effects. I wish that I had these sitting around all the time for emergencies.

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