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Table 2 Treatment protocol in patients treated with steroid or combination of steroid with CsA

From: Corticosteroids vs. corticosteroids plus cycloporin A in adult minimal changes disease

Time period Steroid
(n = 10)
Steroid+CsA
(n = 8)
  Prednisolone dose
(mg/kg/day)
Prednisolone dose
(mg/kg/day)
1st month 1 0.3
2nd month 0.6 0.15
3rd month 0.3 0.10
4th month 0.15 0.07
5th month 0.07 0.07
6th month 0.07 0.07
  on alternate day on alternate day
Mean accumulative prednisolone dosage (mg/kgBW) 92.7 ± 22 58.5 ± 21
Mean CsA dosage for target trough levels 100 ng/ml (mg/kgBW/day) - 2.07 ± 0.5