Table 2

Dose of prednisolone according to the low-dose and high-dose regimens

WeeksLow-dose regimenHigh-dose regimen
1–20.5 mg/kg/day1.0 mg/kg/day
3–40.25 mg/kg/day0.8 mg/kg/day
5–67.5 mg/body/day0.7 mg/kg/day
7–85 mg/body/day0.5 mg/kg/day
9–104 mg/body/day0.4 mg/kg/day
11–123 mg/body/day0.35 mg/kg/day
13–162 mg/body/day15 mg/body/day
17–201 mg/body/day12.5 mg/body/day
21–240 mg/body/day10 mg/body/day
  • Remission maintenance period (post-treatment observation period).