80 mg per application ($$$$); Only approved for use in ulcerative colitis . 3-4 weeks, reducing by 20 mg every 2-3 months; See Polymyalgia rheumatica for more Prednisone 20 - 40 mg a day for 6 - 12 weeks; Then taper to 5 - 10 mg a day.
The maximum recommended dose per day is 80 mg. have recommended reducing the dosage of your medication by 5 mg every 7 days.
I've been on as little as 5 mg every other day and up to 80 mg every single day. my doctor will taper the drug as follows: 20mg one the next. as you may not have an appointment schedule until after it's too late.