I had to be on prednisone because I had a flare up of Ulcerative colitis.that was the only thing that stopped it. It was pretty horrible on prednisone. but i took zyprexa to stop the mood instability, it worked to a point.
In remission for second time since 4/10. Diagnosed pancolitis 9/15/09. 9 Asacol, Canasa and Rowesa every other day. Prednisone, 4 mg. every other day, tapering by one milligram a month. Suspected adrenal dysfunction from pred. Avoid greasy, spicy, citrus, dairy (except yogurt, caffeine, alcohol. Lots of vitamins. For bipolar, zyprexa and lamictal. For sleep, Zinc Magnesium B6 compound, melatonin.