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Steroids for vasculitis

Page history last edited by Mike McMahon 15 years ago

Prednisolone regimens for vasculitis

 

 

 

time from entry(weeks) prednisolone dosage(mg/kg/day) prednisolone dosage(mg/day for 60 kg)
0 1 60
1 0.75 45
2 0.5 30
3 0.4 25
6 0.33 20
8 0.25 15

 

Target doses

prednisolone dosage (mg/day)
reduce at week 16  12.5
reduce at 6 months 10
during months 12 - 15 7.5
during months 15 - 18 5

 

Note:

1. Flexibility in prednisolone dose of +/- 12.5% allowed in the first 12 weeks and 25% thereafter.

 

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