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UGH – I Can’t Figure out How to Get OFF Prednisone

Help Me Get off Prednisone, I am having a hard time getting of this colitis medication. Im a 32 year old male and I can’t seem to get off prednisone steroids.  I’ve had Ulcerative Colitis for about 13 years and I’ve been on just about every medication there is.  I don’t think i have ever been in remission.  I’m in constant pain everyday of my… Read More »UGH – I Can’t Figure out How to Get OFF Prednisone

A Little Rant about Prednisone

Background Info: I’m Jamie, I’m 17 and from Ireland. I was diagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis on September 6th 2011, though my first major flare started in late January 2011, but I wasn’t hospitalized (apart from a trip to the emergency room on June 7th) until September 6th, that’s when the crapstorm began… My Story: It’s been about 2 weeks now since I last posted, so… Read More »A Little Rant about Prednisone

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

Taking Prednisone and Getting Married in a Month

My Ulcerative Colitis Story: Hi Everyone! This is my first post and wanted to get some helpful advice. I was recently diagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis a couple weeks ago and started Colazal with no improvement. My doctor now wants me to start Prednisone but I am terrified to get the physical side effects. I am getting married in exactly a month and can’t afford any… Read More »Taking Prednisone and Getting Married in a Month