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Budesonide to treat a UC flare


Sun, January 27, 2019 9:46 AM

I was recently prescribed 9mg every morning (by mouth) of budesonide to treat my current flare. It's been two weeks and I haven't seen any improvement. Does anybody have experience with this drug and UC flares? I'd love any info on how it worked, how long it took, and any side effects you may have experienced. Thanks so much. 

FPO Jason A
Joined Jan 27, 2019

Sun, February 10, 2019 7:02 PM

Reply posted for Jason A.

Budesonide did not work for me. Saw relief after 1 day on prednisone. 

FPO Aprilb
Joined Jan 12, 2019

Fri, February 01, 2019 6:10 AM

Reply posted for Rose9.

Quick Update:

After 2 weeks on the Budesonide with no improvement the doctor opted to switch me to Prednisone. I've never taken Prednisone and I'm concerned about all the side effects but I guess if it clears this flare it will be worth it. 

FPO Jason A
Joined Jan 27, 2019

Tue, January 29, 2019 8:40 PM

Reply posted for Jason A.

I am on day 13 of Budesonide 9mg daily too for Crohn's Colitis flare. Have seen a small improvement but not as much as i had hoped or have had in the past on this drug. My Dr has mentioned switching to Pred but I hope that this works instead.

FPO Rose9
Joined Jan 29, 2019

Tue, January 29, 2019 8:40 PM

Reply posted for Jason A.

I am on day 13 of Budesonide 9mg daily too for Crohn's Colitis flare. Have seen a small improvement but not as much as i had hoped or have had in the past on this drug. My Dr has mentioned switching to Pred but I hope that this works instead.

FPO Rose9
Joined Jan 29, 2019

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