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My wife is taking prednisone for pmr: are there any other treatments besides steroids for pmr?
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Dr. Betty Keller
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Possibly
The best approach is to talk with her doctor about treatment options.
Low dose steroids is the recommended medication for treating pmr.

In brief: Possibly
The best approach is to talk with her doctor about treatment options.
Low dose steroids is the recommended medication for treating pmr.
Dr. Betty Keller
Dr. Betty Keller
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Dr. Michael Laccheo
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Not really
Steroids are the primary, and only solo treatment for pmr at this time.
Sometimes Methotrexate is used in addition to steroids to help decrease the total amount of steroids needed and there is experimental studies using tocilizumab, but the standard of care is steroids.

In brief: Not really
Steroids are the primary, and only solo treatment for pmr at this time.
Sometimes Methotrexate is used in addition to steroids to help decrease the total amount of steroids needed and there is experimental studies using tocilizumab, but the standard of care is steroids.
Dr. Michael Laccheo
Dr. Michael Laccheo
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