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Table 1 Glucocorticoid dosing in the standard and reduced-dose groups of PEXIVAS

From: Plasma exchange and glucocorticoid dosing in the treatment of anti-neutrophil cytoplasm antibody associated vasculitis (PEXIVAS): protocol for a randomized controlled trial

Week Standard Reduced-dose
  <50 kg 50-75 kg >75 kg <50 kg 50-75 kg >75 kg
  Pulse Pulse Pulse Pulse Pulse Pulse
1 50 60 75 50 60 75
2 50 60 75 25 30 40
3-4 40 50 60 20 25 30
5-6 30 40 50 15 20 25
7-8 25 30 40 12.5 15 20
9-10 20 25 30 10 12.5 15
11-12 15 20 25 7.5 10 12.5
13-14 12.5 15 20 6 7.5 10
15-16 10 10 15 5 5 7.5
17-18 10 10 15 5 5 7.5
19-20 7.5 7.5 10 5 5 5
21-22 7.5 7.5 7.5 5 5 5
23-52 5 5 5 5 5 5
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