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Table 2 Glucocorticoid dosing in the standard and reduced-dose groups of PEXIVAS

From: French recommendations for the management of systemic necrotizing vasculitides (polyarteritis nodosa and ANCA-associated vasculitides)

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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