• CARRA, PReS issue guidance for corticosteroid dosing in childhood-onset lupus nephritis

    1 month ago - By Healio

    Patients with childhood-onset lupus nephritis should receive up to three infusions of methylprednisolone at 30 mg/kg per dose upon diagnosis, with a maximum 60 mg of daily oral corticosteroids in the first 4 weeks, according to researchers.
    That recommendation comes from a new international consensus developed by a group of researchers in partnership with the Childhood Arthritis Rheumatology Research Alliance and the Pediatric Rheumatology European Society. Published in Arthritis & Rheumatology, the standardized steroid dosing regimen covers the first 4 weeks post-kidney
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