Predinsone, Have do you know if you've become resistant?

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B00e00n00
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Date Joined Mar 2009
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   Posted 4/6/2009 12:42 PM (GMT -6)   
Day 7 of predinsonse, 40 mg a day and its not doing a thing. In the past It would work instantly (a year ago though I was much better then). Inflammation is still the same. I'd rather not raise the dose. I speak to the Dr. This Thursday.
UC since 2006

2009 UC Pancolitis though Primiarly Left Sided, Active Moderate

Current Meds: Lialda 4 tab a day
Predinsone (40 mg a day) since 3/30 Not doing anything, hopefully something soon!

Current Supplements:
Vit. B-12, Vit. D3, VSl#3 Probiotics, Calcium citrate

What does remission feel like, I don't remember!

Nip UC in the bud with diet before it nips you in the bud (or butt) for good!


B00e00n00
Regular Member


Date Joined Mar 2009
Total Posts : 55
   Posted 4/6/2009 12:44 PM (GMT -6)   
(got I forgot to post things, I'm so impulsive, my mind if cluttered these days and desperate)

So Opinions on the situation?
UC since 2006

2009 UC Pancolitis though Primiarly Left Sided, Active Moderate

Current Meds: Lialda 4 tab a day
Predinsone (40 mg a day) since 3/30 Not doing anything, hopefully something soon!

Current Supplements:
Vit. B-12, Vit. D3, VSl#3 Probiotics, Calcium citrate

What does remission feel like, I don't remember!

Nip UC in the bud with diet before it nips you in the bud (or butt) for good!


fruitgirl
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Date Joined Feb 2009
Total Posts : 7150
   Posted 4/6/2009 1:48 PM (GMT -6)   
It could be that you are going to need a higher dose. If your inflammation is worse than it was last time, it makes sense it would take a higher initial dose to get things under control
Symptoms began in November 2008, ~4 weeks after giving birth to my son.
Eased for ~3 weeks in December, possibly b/c of probiotic use?
Returned in January 2009 (with a vengeance), diagnosed with pancolitis on January 30.
Currently taking Asacol (400mg 4 pills 3x daily), Rowasa nightly, 40mg 30mg 20mg 15mg 10mg of Prednisone (quick taper), Culturelle probiotic, and Zoloft (25 mg).

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