Archive | Prednisone

Prednisone is another drug that is a steroid which is quite powerful. Many many ulcerative colitis patients are given this medication to help the inflammation of the colon. Its been around for a long time unlike some other new drugs.

Medication Domination

My Gastroenterologist believes me to be a moderate to severe sufferer, I have not had any surgeries (knock on whatever happens to be around that resembles wood), and I am “medication compliant” as they say, which basically means out of desperation I obey the doctors.

Continue Reading 9

DENIED Prednisone

My name is Sally and I have lived in various countries, taking my ulcerative colitis with me where ever I go. Born in South Africa, my UC started in Canada, I was ok in England, diagnosed in Australia (6 years ago) and well, pooped in a plastic bag on my sister-in-law’s bedroom floor in a […]

Continue Reading 5

I Refuse to Take Prednisone

Cynthia is scheduled for a colonoscopy on Feb. 3rd. She’s not looking forward to the gallon you have to drink to prepare…(who the heck is) AND, she most definitely doesn’t want prednisone due to the side effects it sometimes unleashes.

Continue Reading 13

Currently on 40 mg of Prednisone and New to UC

Introduction: Hi Joe Hay here. Born & raised in NJ but currently live in VA. December 2013 I’ll be 67 and I’m truly blessed to have attained that age, since my father and both grandfathers never lived that long. I retired in 2011 from a very physically demanding job, that both kept me strong and […]

Continue Reading 19

Help Me Get Off Prednisone

Introduction: I am 29 years old and I was diagnosed with UC in August of 2010. I am from Houston TX and love it here. Some more about me: I like to stay fit , travel , love to ride motorcycles, i love outdoors like running hiking and stuff. Also love to read. I also […]

Continue Reading 22

Fearing Moon Face for My Wedding

Meet Krystle: I am 24 year old and was originally diagnosed in October 2009. I was in remission for 3 years until October 2012 when symptoms appeared again. Some more about me: I live in Michigan and am employed as an auditor. I am currently in the hobby of planning a wedding for May 2013. […]

Continue Reading 18

No matter what, colitis flares don't last forever, don't forget it:)