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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 Questions

Introduction: I’m Jessica, a teenager with ulcerative colitis. Currently doing very well and just trying to get my life back on track from an awful flare! My Symptoms: Currently besides side effects from medicine I am symptom free! It’s great! My Story: Hi everyone! I have written a story on this website once before when I was first diagnosed with UC, the title I believe… Read More »Prednisone Questions

Stupid UC

Meet Leah: My name is Leah, I am 34 years old. I was diagnosed with UC when I was 20. In that time, I got married, had two beautiful daughters, got divorced, and have recently started a new job. I am currently in a flare that seems to be getting worse daily. Leah’s Colitis Symptoms: Erythma Nodusm….has anyone else dealt with this? i woke up… Read More »Stupid UC


Meet Leah: I’m Leah and I’m a 34 year old single mother of 2. I was diagnosed with UC when I was 20. I have been on the SCD for about 7 months, and have seen great improvement. Because of uncontrollable circumstances, I am currently off the diet and in a mild flare. The main symptom this time is the painful cankles I have developed.… Read More »CANKLES

Prescribed Prednisone When NOT in a Flare

My name’s Tom. I’m 23 from Northampton, UK and was diagnosed with left sided UC in May 2011 after experiencing symptoms for a number of years prior. Hobbies include, biking, walking and photography My Symptoms: Currently have no symptoms and am still taking 2400mg of mezavant daily since being diagnosed My Story: After being diagnosed in May 2011 I was prescribed 2400mg of Mezavant daily… Read More »Prescribed Prednisone When NOT in a Flare