Good Morning All,
I hope everyone is feeling good lately!
My daughter has finished her prednisone taper so far with no issues other than possible withdrawal from the pred. It has been 6 weeks with absolutely NO UC Symptoms which has been a relief so far as it was 8 months of hell for her.
I just wonder what kind of prednisone withdrawal symptoms people have had once done with taper? My daughter has been emotional, says she doesn't feel well lately but more in the mental capacity, just unhappy and moody. She has also complained about her hips hurting and woke up with pain in her wrist this morning and couldn't move it. I'm hoping it's just withdrawal symptoms, I gave her advil hoping it's not something we need to go to doctor about. So tired of going to the doctors and hospitals, usually a waste of time for us.
Also, how long til the extra pounds and moon face will start to come off?
Thanks in advance for all your replies!
Daughter Diagnosed at 14 yrs old on Jan. 27/11 with possible UC with chance of it being Infectious Colitis instead after colonoscopy.
Asacol 800mg x 3/day, Switched to Salofalk 500mg x 3, Entocort Enema nightly, Low Residue diet.
May 31, new drugs, Salofalk Enema, VSL#3, & Prednisone 40 mg/day
3 Iron glucose infusions, July 26/11 Pentasa enema & Imuran prescribed.