Having been on prednisolone for 17 years I thought I was doing well having reduced to 9mg and going towards 8.5 (after a GCA flare which took me back up 30mg) but 2 days ago my thighs became so stiff I couldn't walk, I persevered for one more day but had to get on with life so yesterday went back up to 9.5 and am feeling much better. But I do worry that, having been on pred for so long, I may be doing some irreparable damage if I have to stay at this dose indefinitely (I'm now 77). I think at the weekend I may even have to go up to 10mg for a couple of days as I have my daughter and partner coming over from Norway and I don't want to feel exhausted by their seemingly boundless energy.
Will I be at this dose for ever?: Having been on... - PMRGCAuk
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