I am suffering from takayasu artritis since September 2015.when diagnosed disease my sub clavion artery reptured.then stanting this artery. Now I take methylprednisolone and methotrexate.
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That's OK. You have to try to keep your steroid dosage at the minimum. Long term steroid usage may cause lots of side effects. The dose should be around 5-6mg of prednisolone equivalent and methotrexate should be escalated to 30mg/ week as per your disease activity. Ensure that your ESR is less than 10 and CRP is less than 1 mg/ L.
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