Can anyone tell me their experiences of how quickly the steroid medication Prednisolone takes to work? I was taking 40mg in the summer (tapering down by 5mg each week so taking 8 weeks to come off it) and it worked at stopping my rectal bleeding after only 5 days. I have been prescribed a further course but this time alongside Mercaptopurine and it's not working this time around. I have been taking both the Predisolone and Mercaptopurine for nearly three weeks now (I'm aware the Mercapto can take up to 3 months to work) and my rectal bleeding is no better. I don't think it's getting much worse to be fair, just not improving. How has everyone else got on with Predisolone?
Thanks for any comments, Claire x