What is included the glucocorticoid regimen to induce remission in localized or milder granulomatosis with polyangiitis (GPA)?

Updated: Aug 31, 2021
  • Author: Christopher L Tracy, MD; Chief Editor: Herbert S Diamond, MD  more...
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Likely pulse methylprednisolone not needed

Reasonable to consider faster taper than in severe or generalized GPA

Recommend baseline evaluation of bone mineral density

Recommend daily calcium and vitamin D supplementation

Recommend consideration of bisphosphonate therapy to prevent glucocorticoid-induced osteoporosis

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