are different. eventhough they both affect lungs. since you are on wysolone
, probably ur getting treated for sarcoidosis. Corticosteroids
are the mainstay of therapy.
given daily and then tapered over a 6-month course is adequate for pulmonary disease. Earlier recommendations suggested an initial dose of 1 mg/kg/d of prednisone; however, more recent expert opinions endorse a lower dose (eg, 40 mg/d), which is tapered to every-other-day long-term therapy over several weeks. Most patients who require long-term steroids can be treated using 10-15 mg of prednisone every other day. plz check ur liver function test once.