I see Ann 1 asked a similar question and I am wondering about further tapering. I went down from 50 for three weeks or so to 45 last week (Rheumy had said to 40 but still had issues in temple area). Then 40 on Thursday. 35 this Thursday for 2 weeks. I am then supposed to do blood tests and consult again. My question is do blood tests override symptoms? I am asking partly because I am touring the Highlands and Islands with caravan and dogs and don't particularly want to rush home for a blood test. Getting away seemed important if you know what I mean?
I was splitting the dose too but found I need a bigger hit in the morning. I am being very careful and doing far less than I have done in the past, lots of resting up etc. and enjoying the beauty. But I do feel that symptoms are there. Not that I want to be on pred any longer than necessary of course. I never imagined I would need the stuff. I don't suppose there is an average need for prednisolone on the GCA journey? Thank you.