77 year old male,PMR since July'12.add.meds,Thyroxine, Allupurinol/gout since '83.After 3 tries to reduce-toofast, now on end of 17.5 session.During which not particularly pmr symptoms?some body aches also stiffness from rising after sitting.but extreme fatigue,some days. sleep night,naps ,noon,4pm,7pm.bed @ 10.At times unsteady,feeling woosey.some sharp pains in left eye odd days,Dr /optician checked OK,pain in right eye,but broken blood vessel in skin side of nose/eye.Still swim2xwk.walk 2xday-but all shorter now.Rhemy said no gout,Dr said stop Allup.2wk ago,beginning the reduction session-and the above.Does it have withdrawal effects? Is the above also typical Pred reduction symptoms? as if PMR symptoms can be typical !Be grateful for comments Dear friends-all in the same boat. John
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