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   Posted 11/12/2007 9:24 AM (GMT -6)   
So how long does the "moonface" take to go away once you taper from say 40mg? I hate looking like a bloated marshmellow:) I have a wedding to attend and a couple other events I'd like to look pretty for and it's not looking too!
26 year old female  diagnosed with severe Crohn's in Sept. 2007-suspected that I've had it for at least 3 yrs; diagnosed with anemia Aug. 2007. Currently taking Pentasa 500mg/8x daily; Entocort 3mg/3x daily; Percocet/Ultram for pain; Protonix 40mg---was on Flagyl/Cipro for two weeks,(a few weeks ago), was supposed to be on it for three weeks but the cramping and diarrhea it caused made me stop
Now on Prednisone 40mg, stopped Entocort while on pred.
Ferrous Sulfate 325mg/daily for anemia

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   Posted 11/12/2007 9:53 AM (GMT -6)   
It doesn't take that long once you are off of prednisone. about a month for me to get rid of that moon face.
Crohns for 11 years
1 surgery so far
2 times in hospital for blockages
B12 Injections

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