... at 60mg daily for 6-8 wks, the gradualy decreased over 4-6 wks to 40mg daily,30mg daily,15mg daily, then now we are on 10mg daily... prednisone from what I hear effects your blood sugar correct? but how long does it stay in your system after to stop taking it?
Hello. I happen to have polymyositis with ILD. He is fortunate that he is able to wean down the prednisone. I hope he is doing well and his recovery goes smoothly. Are you aware of the Myositis web site? Be sure to check it out. If you sign up you can also get the newsletter which has current information. They list studies and information for other family members.
Should you have any questions, please write me. Though this is a rare disease, there is always more being learned about it. good luck to all of you. Karen
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