Two small RCTs looked at the effects of systemic corticosteroids alone. We found no RCTs comparing systemic corticosteroids with placebo. One trial compared biologically equivalent doses of different corticosteroids: methylprednisolone, 1-17 mg/kg/day, and prednisolone methylsulphobenzoate, 1-16 mg/ kg/day.11 Another trial compared different doses of prednisolone: 0-75 mg/kg/day with
1-25 mg/kg/day.12 Both trials found no statistical difference in effectiveness of treatment.
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