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Low dose prednisolone in nephrotic syndrome.
  1. I A Choonara,
  2. D Heney,
  3. S R Meadow
  1. Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, St James's University Hospital, Leeds.


    Sixteen patients with steroid responsive nephrotic syndrome were treated on 29 separate occasions with a low dose of prednisolone (30 mg/m2/day). All went into remission within 14 days. The duration of remission in the six patients who had had previous relapses treated with a higher dose of prednisolone was similar.

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