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.

Prednisone Reviews

Read and Write Your Own Reviews on Taking Prednisone!
Prednisone (Prednisolone) is one of if not the most common medications that is prescribed for ulcerative colitis patients. It is a synthetic drug, and is used to treat inflammation.

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. Current Symptoms and Side effects: Cramping, blood in stool. Prednisone… Read More »Fearing Moon Face for My Wedding

My Colitis Journey and Chronic Disease Struggle

Meet Laura: I am a 31 year old ER nurse from Ontario and I was diagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis 1 year ago. I am struggling with this switch over from nurse to patient and coping with a chronic disease but I am getting through it one day at a time! Some more about me: I love to be active! Running, hiking, traveling, enjoying the great… Read More »My Colitis Journey and Chronic Disease Struggle

What Is the Next Step AFTER First Round of Prednisone?

Introduction: Update from being diagnosed with ulcerative colitis in April 2012. My first post was “Distressed in Dayton” Currently as of now on 15 mg of prednisone, 10mg of buspar, and bentyl. Current Colitis Symptoms: Symptoms that I currently have not including side effects to the trials of medications are, bloody stools from time to time, insomnia, still some mood swings, exhaustion, headaches,hair loss, tremors,… Read More »What Is the Next Step AFTER First Round of Prednisone?