Yes, my daughter used Entocort to get off Pred. The schedule:
at 20 mg pred, she added one pill Entocort
a week later, at 15 mg pred, she added two pills Entocort
then went down by 5 mg weekly on pred while still on two pills Entocort
on the day she went down to zero pred, she went up to three pills Entocort
Daughter (21) Dx'd Crohn's 3/06. Misdiagnosed for two years, including by top pediatric Crohn's specialist as stress but landed in hospital on 3/06 with cramps, vomiting, stricture. Now in remission with Entocort 3 mg (one pill) since May 07, SCD multivit, homemade yogurt, 2000IU vitamin D3, 900+ mg calcium, 25 mg iron, daily 1000 mcg B12. B12 shots monthly. SCD diet modified to include potatoes and rice.