I remember my GI at the time had me do a fast taper from 40 every 3-4 days down another 5 mg. I was on it for about 2 months a this point. I will tell you that I felt like crap for weeks. Good luck it is an evil drug.
5 asa, predisone, 6 mp
Dec 26, 2000, Emergency j-pouch surgery
Multiple complications, J-pouch redo- July 3, 2001.
Take down-Jan 3, 2002
Chronic pouchitis: cipro, pentassa, xifican, cortifoam, canassa, leviguin, lexapro
Gall bladder out-Oct 1997
April 2010 bad pouchitis flare-remicade (only 2 doses)
Aug 2010-adhesion surgery
Doing great! only canassa!