Does it improve the symptoms during the day too if you take it at night? Does it make you just a bit tired or really zoned out?
Growing2boys, yes it does help symptoms during the day too even if taken at night.
Unfortunately it does make you a bit zoned at first but honestly, this does lessen as your body adjusts to it. If the course of steroids don't work well, maybe you could try it at a low dose of 10mg at first, maybe when you've a few days annual leave, and adjust during that time before you're back at work. I'm on 25mg because I'd a lot of nerve pain, but perhaps at 10mg you don't get zoned out at all.
Some of the 'side effects' actually were very positive for me because before I went on it I was up most night 2-3+ times to the toilet, whereas on it, I don't get up at all as it gives you a deeper sleep and inhibits the bladder.
Good luck with the course of steroids. I don't take them at all because I didn't sleep on them, I get a false 'high' of energy, and I get fine downy facial hair and my skin thins. Hopefully you will get on better with them than me. Good luck with everything.