PMR Treatment

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Good morning,

I was diagnosed with PMR in 2016 and have been on Prednisolone ever since. I've reduced from 40mg to 10mg in all that time. If I take anything lower than 10mg I get a flare.

Rheumatology have suggested that I take Metatresate (not sure of spelling), to help with reduction to get me off the steroids.

However, I've read that this is also a drug given to cancer patients.

Is anyone else on this drug to help reduction and have you had any side effects please ?

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