Yes it could be one of the side effects of Pred.
You need a tick box. People on Pred may have moon face, facial hair growth, eyes may feel sore and watery, joint pains, Urine showing drops of white coloured steroid residue, depression, strange kind of sinking/feel to cry, mood swings, etc. etc.....
45 years Male Attorney
Diagnosed UC October 1989
Had two stage J Pouch Surgery Nov 2005 Take Down March 2006
Complications after surgery - Incisional Hernia and Ano Fistulas
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