How long have you been on it?
I didn't feel the side effects of prednisone until I had been at a high dose for about
two months... I needed to gain weight too and I didn't gain any for a long time. Then I did
Prednisone actually made my acne a million times better. The only time in my life when I've had really beautiful clear skin was on prednisone. It makes sense as it's a powerful anti-inflammatory. People certainly whine about
it more when it causes acne, but it's not uncommon to have skin clear up on pred too.
dx'ed UC pancolitis 5/12
past meds: asacol hd, VSL#3, apriso, rowasa, xifaxan, 6mp, cortifoam, pentasa, cimzia, canasa, butyrate, flagyl, cipro, prednisone, remicade, methotrexate, cholestyramine, cortenema
current meds: none!
step one: colectomy, end ileo 1/16/13
step two: j-pouch construction, loop ileo 5/1/13
step three: takedown 7/31/13