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Long term use of Prednisone and side effects?

I was diagnosed with moderate to severe Crohn's disease about a year and half ago. At that time, the Drs. put me on 4000mgs of Pentasa, it didn't help. About a year ago they added ...

Posted 22 Feb 2012 3 answers

My GI specialist reduce my Pentasa from 8 tablets/days to 6 tablets/day, which is great news, but I?

... have had a headache all day. Just wondering if I could be go through withdraw from the the change in my meds. Any ideas?

Posted 7 Dec 2014 1 answer

Does Pentasa 500 cause anxiety and severe palpitations ?

Have been on pentasa 500 for 4 months and have suddenly started experiencing major palpitations combined with anxiety ? Anyone else experience the same ?

Posted 26 Sep 2014 1 answer

Is there a drug called mesalamine?

Can you take mesalamine instead of Pentasa

Posted 2 Sep 2014 1 answer

Balsalazide - How long do they take to work?

I was on mesalzine 6 a day and pentasa stil having odd flare so Was changed to balsalazide 3 3 times a day and been about 2 weeks not seeming to See any difference how Long does it take to get into ...

Posted 17 May 2014 0 answers

As anyone had their belly button pierced while having Crohn's disease and being on remicade,?

... methotrexate, pentasa, and folic acid?

Posted 27 Mar 2014 3 answers

Has anyone noticed increased appetite with pentasa? I'm hungry all the time?

Since I started pentasa, I have a huge capacity for food. I've gained 30 lbs. This is not normal for me. I seem hungry all the time. I did have bowel resection for Crohns -- now I don't ...

Posted 2 Sep 2013 2 answers

Pentasa and feeling like something stuck in throat???

HELP!!! lol. I have been on Pentasa for about a full week now. About 3 days ago I started noticing what I thought was Heartburn. Having never had it before I didn't really know, but my husband ...

Posted 19 Nov 2012 3 answers

Pentasa - was severe hair loss permanent?

Posted 22 Sep 2013 0 answers

Pentasa - I took pentesa for a month and a half passed blood stomac bloted out twice its size now?

... haveing trouble walking my hip feals like it may have arthritis in it is their some way of getting compasated for all the pain iam going through?if it done me this way what will it do to other ...

Posted 26 May 2013 2 answers

Which of these prescribed drugs affect male fertility:?

1-Methotrexate 2-Nizoral Crème... (ketoconazole) 3-Pentasa Sachets 4-Cozaar 50 5-Omnic 0.4 (Tamsulozin Hydrochloride) 6-Plaquenil 200 7-Pariet 20 (Rabeprazol Sodium) Thank You ...

Posted 11 Sep 2012 1 answer

Crohn's Disease -- Maintenance - Has anyone got any advice on how I can cope with this disease?

I was recently diagnosed with what doctors believe is Chrohn's disease. I'm having a difficult time coping with it. I am on 500 mg's of pentasa and it doesn't seem to be helping ...

Posted 26 Jul 2012 2 answers

Any support group for paying for Pentasa? My daughter has no insurance and needs it desparately?

My daughter was diagnosed with Krohns about 4 years ago. Things were going well but no she has no insurance, her husband lost his job and she is desparate for this drug. Is there any where she can ...

Posted 8 Mar 2012 3 answers

How effective is Pentasa in non-active Crohn's disease?

My doctor noted that he'd seen research saying Pentasa was only effective for active / flaring Crohn's. Has anyone seen any research to this effect?

Posted 8 Mar 2012 0 answers

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