If you are on prednisone
, it must be tapered down to stopping it altoghther in view of high blood pressure, treat BP with milder medicines like beta-blockers after advice from physician
Secondly, instead of prednisone, pregabalin
may be used for pain ask your doc.who has diagnosed fibromyalgia
Mild anti-depressants are sometimes given to relieve both fibromyalgia and associated depression
and it dramatically relievs pain also, this disease is vicious and mood depressions aggravate muscle pains as many studies have reported. Amitryptaline is frequently used ,you may ask a physician before begging it. It will also control BP if enhanced by tension due to disease.
Leave it to your Doc.and trust you may not have polymyalgia-- If doubts, get serum ANA which gives clue to auto-immune diseases,Poly rheumatica is auto-immune in nature.