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.

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What to Expect When Treating UC with Prednisone

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

Steroid Acne with my Colitis Please

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 Side Effects

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