How does steroids affect IBS?

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   Posted 3/25/2008 4:11 PM (GMT -6)   
Does anyone else who has been diagnosed with IBS have no IBS symptoms when you are one pred or Entorcort? Or do you know if they help IBS also? I don't think doctors would give someone pred for IBS I am just trying to figure out if I have it or not.........Thank you for your impute in advance
Jessica 26/F
Asacol 4pills /three times a day(from 2 pills/ three times a day)
Prednisone 40Mg/day taper every 5 days(at 5 mg currently every other day)
Culturelle once daily
Tried (Entorcort EC 9ml/day)

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   Posted 3/25/2008 4:14 PM (GMT -6)   
Jessica, you might want to pose this question at the IBS board for more input.
Moderate to severe left-sided UC (21 cm) diagnosed 2001.
Asacol, Rowasa, Pentasa, Prednisone, Entocort, Azathioprine
Colazal,  Remicade, Nature's Way Primadophilus Reuteri.
In remission since April, 2006. Remicade has been my wonder drug.
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