The problem is not increasing and decreasing but with amount of prednisone taken over time. It is clearly beneficial to use the lowest possible dose of prednisone for the shortest period of time. Thus, rheumatologists are always attempting to taper prednisone if symptoms will allow.
A Small Favor
More than 15 years ago the Arthritis Center launched this website with the mission to bring current and accurate disease education to health care professionals and patients alike. Content on our site is generated directly by our team members. Unlike many health education websites we do not accept advertising, paid guests posts or charge for access to our site.
That’s where you come in. Your support will allow us to continue to deliver this valuable information to over 1 million visitors each year.Contribute TodayMore Ways to Give