Table 3

Change in the physician global assessment and prednisone dosing

SubjectPhysician’s Global Assessment (PGA) change over 24 weeks
(scale 0–3)
Baseline prednisone dose (mg/day)Week 24 prednisone dose (mg/day)Week 52 prednisone dose (mg/day)
1−1.94107.55
2−0.9000
3n/a20
4−1.2320102.5
5−1.05101010
6−1.8101010
  • The change in the PGA from baseline to week 24 is presented in column 2, while the change in prednisone dosing from baseline to week 24 and to week 52 is presented in columns 3 and 4. Three of the five responders were able to taper prednisone to 5 mg or less, while two maintained their prednisone dose at 10 mg/day.