Tara, methylprednisolone will have pretty much the same results as Prednisone. Taking steroids for one month, you may get some fluid retention and weight gain, increased appetite, difficulty sleeping and mood changes. Some people feel irritable, others depressed and still others just feel fuzzy-minded. Moon face takes longer to develop for most people.
Left-sided UC diagnosed 2001. Taking Colazal and Imuran, Remicade infusions and moving into remission. Finally off steroids after four years!
Now in remission for almost two years. Remicade has been my wonder drug.
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