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How to Treat Polymyalgia Rheumatica?

Medical Treatment:
  • Steroid medication is the main treatment for polymyalgia rheumatica
  • Prednisolone is usually prescribed
  • It does not cure polymyalgia rheumatica, but it can help to relieve the symptoms
  • Do not suddenly stop taking steroid medication (unless your doctor tells you it is safe to do so) because it can make you very ill