Entocort is a corticosteroid, with all the potential side effects. It's supposed to be less systemically absorbed and therefore have fewer side effects, but that isn't always true. For short-term it's probably safe enough, but for more than three months, it has the potential to cause some gruesome problems.
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Moderate to severe left-sided UC diagnosed 2001. Flared for 5 years, finally in remission with Remicade since March 2006. Colazal, Remicade, Nature's Way Primadophilus Reuteri.
Avascular necrosis in both shoulders is my "forever" gift from steroids.
Chronic joint/connective tissue/muscle pain; TKR 05/09
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