That is good for those who have side effects - mine were/are minimal. What about long term effects - that would be my interest especially if I were younger. I have really had no problems with side effects - of course, I don't like the moonface and slight weight gain but if it is doing its job. However, this sounds promising - please keep us posted!
Senior - New diagnosed with proctosigmoiditis - 6/2008 Tried, Colozal, steroid enemas, etc. - started working but severe side effects occurred. No mesalamines!!
Started on prednisone Feb.7, 2009 - tapering to 20 mg. - upped prenisone to 25mg. on my own (bleeding returned) - 6MP - 50 mg. 2/28/2009
Now 75mg. and 15mg. prednisone for a week.
Probiotic Align, Prilosec for GERD, Gas-X, vitamins, Calcium/D
Tylenol for knees and arthritis.