https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/polymyalgia-rheumatica/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20376545

Jun 23, 2018 ... Polymyalgia rheumatica is usually treated with a low dose of an oral ... The goal is to keep you on as low a dose as possible without triggering a ...

https://www.hss.edu/newsroom_hss-study-indicates-new-treatment-will-help-patients-with-polymyalgia-rheumatica.asp

Nov 10, 2015 ... "Treatment often requires a long course of steroid therapy, often up to two ... for 12 months to date, all remain in remission without relapse.

https://www.versusarthritis.org/about-arthritis/conditions/polymyalgia-rheumatica-pmr/

Polymyalgia rheumatica (PMR) is a condition that causes severe stiffness and pain, ... Steroid treatment is usually very effective to treat polymyalgia rheumatica.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5828929/

Feb 1, 2018 ... Polymyalgia rheumatica and its treatment are often poorly .... Steroid-sparing drugs, such as methotrexate, are therefore not currently ...

https://bpac.org.nz/BPJ/2013/June/polymyalgia-rheumatica.aspx

Treatment of polymyalgia rheumatica, with long-term oral prednisone, can .... If the patient is at higher risk of adverse effects from long-term steroid use, e.g. is ... until the corticosteroids can be tapered without the recurrence of polymyalgia ...

https://www.practicalpainmanagement.com/resources/news-and-research/polymyalgia-rheumatica-steroid-side-effects-new-findings

Aug 18, 2017 ... He believes this is the first study to compare side effects in PMR patients treated with steroids and patients without a PMR diagnosis and not on ...

https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/321683.php

Apr 30, 2018 ... Polymyalgia rheumatica is an inflammatory condition that causes pain and stiffness around the joints. The primary treatment is usually ...

https://www.health.harvard.edu/diseases-and-conditions/polymyalgia-rheumatica

Nov 1, 2011 ... Polymyalgia rheumatica (PMR) is a painful condition characterized by muscle ... Without treatment, most patients develop fatigue and many lose their ... But before starting low-dose steroids, doctors should first ask a crucial ...

https://draxe.com/polymyalgia-rheumatica/

Oct 8, 2018 ... Without treatment, polymyalgia rheumatica usually lasts for a year or more. ... With treatment — usually low-dose steroids such as prednisone ...

https://www.uspharmacist.com/article/polymyalgia-rheumatica-a-severe-self-limiting-disease

Jun 20, 2012 ... Corticosteroids (e.g., prednisone) are considered the treatment of choice. ... to control their symptoms and taper off the steroids in a period of up to 1 year. ... The majority of patients have pain in the shoulder and hip without ...