68/m, PMR diagnosed 7 moths ago, started prednisone 20-25 mg 7 mths ago, now at 2.5 mg prednisone for 1 month. Should I stop it or try to taper to 1.25 mg ?
Started with 20-25 mg Prednisone 7 months ago. It took 1 month to control the symptoms. 25 Mg for 1 month, 20 mg for 1 month, 15 mg for 1 month, 10 mg for 1 month, 7.5 mg for 1 month, 5 mg for 1 month, 2.5 mg for 1 month- tapering schedule.
A big thanks to PMRpro his/her replies helped me a lot 7 mths ago. Have been symptom free for 6 months. Gradually tapering the dose.
Now, I am at 2.5 mg once daily dose for last 5 weeks. Planning to stop this now. Any comments on stopping?
Thank you. This forum has been very very helpful.