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.
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.
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 wore my body parts out at the same time. The… Read More »Currently on 40 mg of Prednisone and New to UC
Introduction: I am 62 years old and now retired from a stressful job as PA to the Head of Housing for a London Council. I have been divorced for 30 years and have two wonderful children and three adorable grandchildren. I have been with my lovely partner for 18 years now. Some more about me: I am into DIY – my partner and I made… Read More »Two Weeks After Finishing Prednisolne, I Start to Flare Again
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 like to cook different kinds of cuisines but recently not… Read More »Help Me Get Off Prednisone
Introduction: Hi, I am a 34 year old mom of 2 boys who ages 8 and 6. I live in Amsterdam, but am originally from the UK. Some more about me: We’ve been living in Amsterdam for 10 years! I love living here, it’s more like a village compared to London, and a great place for kids to grow. I love biking around the city… Read More »To Prednisone, or Not to Prednisone, That is the Question