That is a LOT of prednisone, which is used to lower inflammation. It really depends on how much inflammation you have how quickly you will start seeing results. This question is better answered by your Dr who has a more complete view of what's going on in your body and what results s/he expects.
One thing to note, if you are on that much prednisone for very long it changes your metabolism and you will start gaining weight. If you LOOK at white carbs you will gain weight! So watch your diet and eat healthy.
They will probably put you on calcium supplements, as it is really hard on the bones. Also it will give you a lot of energy, and mess with your ability to sleep. You may need a sleep aid of some sort to get deep, restorative (healing) sleep.
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