At Easter, I was diagnosed with polymyalgia and took steroids for three weeks to ease the pain. I started with six capsules a day and gradually eased off.
I was diagnosed in April last year with polymyalgia. It came on suddenly overnight; having gone to bed the night before perfectly well, I woke up with severe pain in my head, temples, forehead, neck and the base of my spine.
Didronel PMO (etidronate) is specifically licensed to treat Paget’s disease, a serious bone-thinning condition. But so enthusiastic was the manufacturer about the benefits of its drug that it urged doctors to prescribe it