I've found that tapering oral maint meds is not a good idea.
Definitely report your condition to your doc and get yourself well before it gets worse. Inflammation starts in the rectum, so ask for rectal meds too!
Hang in there!
Pan-colitis and GERD diagnosed May 2003
Osteopenia diagnosed Feb 2006
Status: Flaring :(
Asacol 12 per day, Azathioprine 75mg, Rowasa, Canasa, Aciphex, Forvia, and Pro-Bio