Well I’ve been on 20 mg for almost two weeks now and pondering my next move. I think I’m Ok, had some withdrawal pains but not too bad. This is the lowest I’ve been after some trial and tribulations up and down since being diagnosed in January with PMR/GCA and put on 40 mg.
The last month I’ve accumulated more side effects, and a new one, more heartburn, stomach sensitivity and reflux. I’ve Been taking tums which helps but is it Ok to take every night or so?
I take my pred in the morning after breakfast and with Greek yogurt which seemed to be working until lately to protect me.
Should I switch to enteric pred? Does switching now cause any problems and how does that work when you get to the point of tapering by 1 mg if you can’t split the coated pred and it doesn’t come in 1 mg. doses?
Hoping to go to 17.5 soon, ( or 18). Wish me luck!