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Ulcerative colitis (Colitis ulcerosa, UC) is a form of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). Ulcerative colitis is a form ...
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Prednisone 19,563
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Prednisone vs Uceris

Prednisone
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Uceris
Other name: Deltasone Deltasone
Other name: Entocort Entocort
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2.8
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1.6
Concern level
3.1
Helpfulness
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2.1
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Prednisone is a synthetic corticosteroid drug that is particularly effective as an immunosuppressive drug drug. It is used to treat certain inflammatory diseases and (at higher doses) some types of cancer, but has significant adverse effects. Because it ...
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Prednisone is a synthetic corticosteroid drug that is particularly effective as an immunosuppressive drug drug. It is used to treat certain inflammatory diseases and (at higher doses) some types of cancer, but has significant adverse effects. Because it ...
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Addiction
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Tiredness
5
Nausea
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Insomnia
3
IBD
3
Weight Gain
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Headaches
3
Bloating
3
Allergies
2
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Prednisone is a synthetic corticosteroid drug that is particularly effective as an immunosuppressive drug drug. It is used to treat certain inflammatory diseases and (at higher doses) some types of cancer, but has significant adverse effects. Because it ...
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who put people on prednisone are horrible doctors... but im...
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" ...GIs in my state and they all say that doctors who put people on prednisone are horrible doctors... but im currently flaring and uceris isn't doing anything for me. Would... "

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nothing for me. Prednisone always works for me. If...
" Uceris did absolutely nothing for me. Prednisone always works for me. If I remember correctly, Uceris was pretty expensive. My insurance covered it ...or stick with the cheap prednison... "

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does not give you the systemic side effects that prednisone...
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" The prednisone will do for you what ...square one after tapering. I personally believe Uceris is a better long term solution as it does not give you the systemic side effects that prednisone... "

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Prednisone starts working within 3-5 days for me. Sounds...
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" For me, Uceris can take a couple weeks to work. Prednisone starts working within 3-5 days for me. Sounds like your flare is too bad for Uceris and you should be on pred. Also, since it sounds like... "

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whole way through her pregnancy with no ill side affects a...
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" ...had an 8-week course of uceris before I started on humira. ...it), I didn't find uceris to be as effective as prednisone. However there ...on a low dose of prednisone the whole way through her pregnancy with... "

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not too concerned about it. I am having a little insomnia a...
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" ...my 5th day on Uceris; I've had some cramping in my intestines but I was just thinking that my colon was healing and that's what was causing the discomfort/cramping. I'm not too concerned about... "

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Uceris for a week without any results either.What do I do...
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" No prednisone relief now what Hey guys, I started prednisone after a pretty bad ...point. Before that I was on Uceris for a week without any results either. What do I do... "

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as pred but it definitely helped quickly in my case.Maybe yo...
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" uceris has worked well for me and the side effects ...for sure. It didn't take too long for uceris to help me, just ...wasn't as quick as pred but it definitely helped quickly in my case. Maybe you have... "

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inflammation. For severe, prednisone definitely works better
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" ...you tried Uceris? For me Uceris can be great but it seems to ...moderate inflammation. For severe,... "

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worked great for me for a while but then it did absolutely...
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" Uceris worked great for me for a while but ...happened. At that point, I had to start prednisone to get things under control. Right now I am ...as a back up. I prefer uceris because the side effects... "

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