Taking steroids for ulcerative colitis is very common. Most of the other UC patients that I have met have been treating their ulcerative colitis with prednisone at some point in time. It turns out that prednisone is one of the older drugs that exists for treatment of UC symptoms. Like any medication for any disease, the big question most people have is what can be… Read More »What to Expect When Treating UC with 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.
Everyone I have talked to about Prednisone pretty much say the same thing, “I hate it” so why do we suffer and take it, well for one reason is to feel better and not be chained to a toilet for most of the day. That is the reason I take it anyways. The first time I was prescribed Prednisone was on initial diagnosis in 2007… Read More »Side Effects of Prednisone
Can you imagine ever taking steroids just for fun? I sure can’t. In fact, prednisone steroids are one of the pills I threw out of the medicine cabinent a few weeks ago, didn’t even want to look at the extra supply anymore. There’s a few reasons for this. If you are suffering from a nasty ulcerative colitis flare, there’s a pretty decent chance you will… Read More »Steroid Acne with my Colitis Please
Prednisone has been used with colitis patients for a very long time. This is actually a very good thing. Since so many people have used it, probably hundreds of millions of people around the world, much is known about the drugs side effects. But, everyone is a unique person, and sometimes with combinations of other medications and all the other variables, figuring out prednisone on… Read More »Prednisone Side Effects