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

Constant Flare

Introduction: Hi I’m Gill, I am a 45 year old mother of 4. I work part time from home (luckily) doing my husband’s books and was diagnosed with UC just before Christmas 2011. My Colitis Symptoms: I have patches of UC throughout the whole of my colon and have urgent, frequent, bloody bm’s about 6-10 times a day. Always pass blood, with or without diarrhea,… Read More »Constant Flare

Prednisone-Prednisolone Use Side Effects Survey Results

Prednisone Survey Results from 42 participants in the UC Prednisone Survey. Thank you very much to everyone from the Facebook IHAVEUC group who responded to this survey and participated.  As many of us have realized, taking prednisone/prednisolone for the treatment of Ulcerative Colitis Symptoms is quite common.  I had no idea though how many of you would be kind enough to share a few minutes… Read More »Prednisone-Prednisolone Use Side Effects Survey Results