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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.

Ulcerative Colitis and Prednisone Fractures

I have been on varying doses of prednisone, 40mg to 20mg and back. About 15 days ago, I started getting horrific pain and muscle spasms across my chest and around my mid back. I even went to the ER thinking I might be having a heart attack. Thankfully, that was not the case. Saw my […]

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Staying Hopeful

I was diagnosed in December of 2011 at the age of 33. I’ be been living with UC for 4 years, but I suspect I had it throughout my 20s and 30s and never had a diagnoses to confirm it. My most recent scope was a sigmoidoscopy in December 2015 due to a recent flare. […]

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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.

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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 […]

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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.

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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. […]

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