Have been since August 16 2013 on prednisone dose of 40 mg for UC colonoscopy was 9/11/13 cox of sigmoid proctitis, but have been to 50 mg of prednisone and the past 5 days on 60 mg . I have been told to start taper per Gastroenterolist ( past he tapers by 10 mg, not sure how long but long ago I was tapered slower with decrease of 5 mg). Could you give me safe taper