I have been on 25 mg Pred for 3 1/2 weeks splitting the dose 15mg at 5:00 am and 10 mg at 3:30 pm. I still have some shoulder and/bilateral arm pain about an hour before morning dose, sometimes during the day and sometimes slightly before afternoon dose. Degree of pain varies. Dr. Is talking about decreasing dose. My 94 year old mother was just released from the hospital and I have been helping with her care. Hired someone yesterday full time to care for her. Had a car accident last week...no one was hurt, going slowly, just driving minimally. Feeling timid and not as clear headed as pre PMR. Drive with a patch which eye dr. said I should do. Not working since diagnosis but servicing clients by phone. Again, Pred head is apparent with details of certain cases. Must review specifics at times. I told the doctor I was not sure I was ready to decrease. I am still adjusting to the diagnosis since only it's been 2 months. I don't want to baby myself. ESR rate was 18 CRP 14. Big drop from onset. Any ideas?
To Taper or Not?: I have been on 25 mg Pred for 3... - PMRGCAuk
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