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Is severe back and leg pain a side effect of my ulcerative colitis or my meds Asacol and Remicade?

Posted 23 Jul 2012 by Poopbuckets 12 answers

I'm on 4,800 mg Asacol and Remicade infusions . The pain is really bad . Should I ask my doctor for some sort of pain meds ? Was diagnosed dec 2011. My legs ache all night . My joints are stiff and achey knees are also aching.Keeps me up at night . Doc wanted to put me on prednisone but I ...

Which is more effective, beano or gas-x for gas from ulcerative colitis?

Posted 13 Jun 2014 by Ajc11753 1 answer

I have Much flatulence from ulcerative colitis...

What is C Diff Colitis? How contagious is it?

Posted 19 Apr 2013 by kathyhanson 1 answer

My sister-in-law was in ICU for 2 weeks with this infection, and then went to a convalescent facility for a week. She is now home, but my brother is beginning to show symptoms - diarrhea, cramping, low grade fever. They are both in their 70's and have a myriad of other medical issues. They are ...

Why Asacol not working for Ulcerative Colitis like it used to?

Posted 12 Apr 2012 by ProfessioalLady 8 answers

I was recently diagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis in the beginning of this year, and when Asacol was prescribed, my fever and bloody stool were gone. Now about 1 month ago for depression, my doctor put me on Paxil instead of Zoloft, because Zoloft made me emotionless and could not speak up even if I ...

I have ulcerative colitis. Is taking prednisone a bad idea?

Posted 24 Jan 2011 by monroe123 5 answers

I am 20 y/o and female. I have had Ulcerative colitis symptoms for a year and did nothing about it until the past 3 months. I had a colonoscopy and was diagnosed. Thus far, I have only taken Lialda (a lesser anti inflammatory) and it has done nothing. Being frustrated with no results I have agreed ...

Numbness After Prednisone Taper?

Posted 9 Mar 2014 by ninjatoth 2 answers

I just wanted to know if extremity numbness is normal when reducing prednisone. I am 33 years old and was prescribed a prednisone taper after a bout with ulcerative colitis. I was started out at 40mg with a 5mg taper every 2 weeks, it's been about 4 months now and I just recently started my ...

How long does Humira take to work for those with Ulcerative Colitis?

Posted 29 Oct 2014 by jtings 1 answer

I've been dealing with moderate left sided UC for the past year and a half. I just began Humira and I have noticed no side effects or any change in my illness. I'm curious to know for those who had positive experiences with Humira, how long did it take to work?

Has anyone had this happen to them when testing positive to C-diff/colitis?

Posted 14 Mar 2013 by ukliz 5 answers

Hi all, I started taking Metronidazole 500mg 1 tablet 3 times daily for 2 weeks when I tested positive for C-diff on the 20th Feb. On the 1st March I had an appointment in the GI clinic. Within a few minutes of seeing them an ambulance was ordered to take me in because two Dr's could not hear ...

Can you dream whilst under general anesthetic?

Posted 2 Jul 2011 by pixiedust24 3 answers

I was wondering if it is possible to dream whilst under general anesthetic? I had an emergency operation to remove the entire of my large intestine due to Ulcerative Colitis. It was my first operation and was 6 hours long. During the operation i had 4 blood transfusions and was told my heart ...

Recently diagnosed with Lymphocytic colitis. Treating with Pepto Bismol. Will this flareup go away?

Posted 30 Aug 2011 by CJSHIPI 2 answers

Recently diagnosed with Lymphocytic colitis. Treating with Pepto Bismol. Will this flareup go away and will I be able to eat those foods that are trigger foods for me right now? how long does it take for a flareup to go away. I have had this for going on 3 months. One of my symptoms is that I am ...

Prednisolone & trqmadol?

Posted 28 Feb 2014 by Monk73 4 answers

Hi recently been diagnosed with inflammatory bowel disease possible ulcerative colitis or Crohn's disease, I also have an inflamed prostate. I've been taking tramadol for a few months now for the pain from the prostate, but since I was diagnosed with IBD last week they started me on 40mg ...

How long does it take for the Uceris to leave your system permanently and relieve the side effects?

Posted 6 Apr 2014 by Al Flood 1 answer

... I had 90 days, and the condition was not fully healed (microscopic colitis) so I was given another 90 days worth

What can I expect during the very first infusion of Remicade?

Posted 3 Jul 2012 by sasha223 1 answer

I am starting my first treatment of Remicade to day, treating colitis secondary to Behcet's Disease. What can I expect during and after this infusion? I've read the side effeccts, which are frightening, but can't really find any first person account of what to expect during the ...

Just Started Uceris for Ulcerative Colitis anyone else taking this?

Posted 29 Apr 2013 by danesgrammy 3 answers

I have been on every other medication but they haven't helped much so my doctor is trying the newly approved Uceris which is an enteric coated med that works in the intestinal tract. He took part in the study and had good luck with his patients. I had previously been on Entocort but that only ...

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