When I was on pred my symptoms went away within a day or two. How long has it taken for you guys?
For me, 2 to 2 1/2 weeks. Healing is slow in the GI tract. Sounds like you are getting good care for your son.
Pancolitis diagnosed 2003
Flare every 2-3 years. Prednisone has cleared up flares until now
Asacol x12 daily
Apriso 4 tabs twice daily
Mesalamine enema twice daily.
Probiotics: Primal defense and VSL#3DS
Fiber: Psyllium and perfect food
Tried Imuran but had allergic reaction and had to stop.
Currently mild flare last 6 months. Limited to Rectum and lower sigmoid. No diarrhea.
Added a cortifoam.
7.5 mg (tapering)