anyone ever been on a low dose prednisone withyour entocort?

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   Posted 3/7/2010 6:04 PM (GMT -6)   
prednisone and entocort together?

If entocort 9mg isn't enough?

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   Posted 3/7/2010 6:32 PM (GMT -6)   
I took prednisone (10 to 5 mg) for 6 months with Entocort. Finally I am just on Entocort. I tried to wean off but I started having a lot of inflammation again. So now on 9 mg Encocort along with Imuran and Asacol. Hopefully this will work.

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   Posted 3/7/2010 8:17 PM (GMT -6)   
I was on 9 mg Entocort a day and then developed a bad flare. I was put on 40 mg of prednisone a day. The taper was to reduce by 5 mg per week.
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   Posted 3/7/2010 8:26 PM (GMT -6)   
in addition to the 9mg?
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