After 5 long months on prednisone.. I have tapered completely off of it. I haven't taken it for about 4 days now. I am soooo hoping I lose the weight I gained fast.
I was supposed to be on Entecort as a helper to taper down, but I lost the prescription and then my dr didn't call it in when I asked them to. I was doing fine so I figured it wasn't a huge deal.
Now I have a bit of the urgency back... formed stool and no blood. I'm scared though that the urgency means somethings wrong or that being off the prednisone isn't working. I told my friends at work that if I have to go back on prednisone I'd probably have a complete, total and full blown break down. I am wondering if it's the food I'm eating.. my mom swears up and down that it is. I'm not eating horrible though so I dunno. What causes the urgency??? Especially without D or blood?
Diagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis March, 07
-Left sided all the way up
-Was on Colazal..it didn't do anything for me. Had horrible flare up...been on lialda and pred since. Seems to be working!
Colazal 3 pills 3x a day
Prednisone - 5mg to 7.5mg alternating in the morning w/ food.
Lialda - 2 pills in the morning w/ food.