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Entocort (Budisone)

I have UC Diagnosed about a week ago after a colonoscopy. Current treatment is Entocort (Budisone) 9mg daily. Great stuff; no side effects except to help my arthritis. Here’s the Questions: Has anyone been on Entocort long term? AstraZenaca, the manufacturer says 8 weeks at 9mg, then 3 months at 6mg, then get weaned off. My gastro doc says long term is OK. Since its… Read More »Entocort (Budisone)

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