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What is the best dosage for polymyalgia rheumatica when taking prednisone?


Hello, Polymyalgia rheumatica also called PMR is an inflammatory disorder causing muscle pain and stiffness around the shoulders and hips.Treatment is usually a low dose of an oral corticosteroid, such as prednisone.
Cannabis is highly effective in treating pain and inflammation.
If you are looking for an alternative to prednisone, you want to start low and slow with Medical Marijuana at a 1:1 CBD to THC ratio 2-5mgs per dose 3 times a day, collaborating with you primary care provider to taper you off the prednisone once you begin to achieve the desired pain relief. A Medical Marijuana Provider or a dispensary Pharmacists can assist you in tapering you medical marijuana dosage upwards while your primary care provider tapers you off the prednisone.

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