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Table 1 Dosing scheme of prednisone/placebo

From: Study protocol of Prednisone in episodic Cluster Headache (PredCH): a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled parallel group trial to evaluate the efficacy and safety of oral prednisone as an add-on therapy in the prophylactic treatment of episodic cluster headache with verapamil

Day 1 – 5 100 mg (5× 20 mg) prednisone/placebo P.O. once daily
Day 6 – 8 80 mg (4× 20 mg) prednisone/placebo P.O. once daily
Day 9 – 11 60 mg (3× 20 mg) prednisone/placebo P.O. once daily
Day 12 –14 40 mg (2× 20 mg) prednisone/placebo P.O. once daily
Day 15 – 17 20 mg (1× 20 mg) prednisone/placebo P.O. once daily