I don't know the answer to your question. All I know is that I had a bad reaction to entocort and stopped cold turkey. This was after maybe two weeks of use. My GI didn't mention that tapering would be necessary.
Diagnosed with UC in 1990.
Current Meds: Sulfasalizine
(2 g) (1 g) (500mg), Rowasa (now and then), Folic Acid (1 mg)
Supplements: fish oil, flax oil, glucosamine, CoQ10, fiber, aloe vera juice, probiotics.
Other: Raw Milk for breakfast. Currently exploring a raw milk fast one day/week.