I am going through a similar flare....started in November....I was put on 40mg pred and it eased up....as I tapered it came back worse than before....Just started Imuran about
2 weeks ago, and tomorrow I am in for a colonxpy - yipppppeeee I love those...(actually i dont mind the phentnyl
)....just finished up my 3 hour poopathon prep (read 1/2 of "Fleeced" though)....and am starved to death....yea, I am loving uc.... so many people float through life with no worries....would be nice.
35 yr old male. UC for 15 years. location:
North Western PA DX:
Started left-sided UC, most recent scope shows pancolitisMedications:
20mg pred (as of 4/27/09), 12x pills Asacol per day, 100mg Imuran per day, 1mg Atavan per day (anxiety) when needed, 20mg paxil per day, Super-omega fish oil pills - 1x per day, Flax oil pills - 1x am, 1x pm, Culturelle probiotics - 2x am, 1x pm, Vitamin B-12 injections weekly. Surgeries:
Recent Endonasal brain surgery to remove non-cancerous hormone producing tumor on pituitary gland (and I am still more afraid of my UC!!) "I poop in the woods because I can"