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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 ...

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 ...

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...

Mirtazapine causing diarrhea as a result of microscopic colitis?

Posted 19 Mar 2018 by popcat 1 answer

Last year I was prescribed first Zoloft (sertraline) then Cipralex (citalopram) both of which caused me to develop microscopic colitis which manifests as severe diarrhea. So my prescription was changed to mirtazapine & along with some medication to address the Microscopic Colitis all was well ...

Can I take cyclobenzaprine Along with fioricet?

Posted 10 Dec 2017 by Mermaidrsd 1 answer

Chronic migraine sufferer. Dr would like me to take less Fioricet and substitute it with cyclobenzaprine in the evening. I also have IBS along with bouts of ischemic colitis, as well as asthma. Will cyclobenzaprine help me take less fioricet? Is it safe with my other conditions?

Experience with infliximab/Remicade (intravenous) for ulcerative colitis?

Posted 10 Jan 2018 by Rawal1990 0 answers

Hello everyone. My niece is suffering from severe ulcerative colitis since more than eight months now, and despite the doctors having tried several medicines (including steroids), nothing quite seems to work to prevent the regular flare-ups. Now, the doctors have come to the conclusion of soon ...

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?

Lymphocytic Colitis

Posted 6 Dec 2017 by glensgardengirl 0 answers

I was diagnosed w/ LC three years ago having flare ups once per year in the fall. Does anyone have that? The first two times probiotics resolved the issue within a couple weeks. THIS bout started on Sep. 11 and still continues. Lialda was tried, but only for two weeks, made NO difference. Think I ...

Cholestyramine - Are there contraindications for long term use of Cholestryramine?

Posted 2 Dec 2017 by Keyboard Whiz 0 answers

I have microscopic colitis - collagenous: inital treatment was steroids and cholestyramine for diarrhea; had good results; symptoms returned after a period of only OTC's kaopectate, etc. Doctor agreed that I could try managing symptoms with cholestyramine and FODMAP diet, since I might have ...

Metronidazole - Why did my doctor prescribe me so much?

Posted 24 Aug 2017 by Rreddgaming 1 answer

I recently went to the hospital and was diagnosed with colitis. They gave me a prescription for some intestinal antibiotics but also prescribed me Flagyl. I'm thinking it's a possibility they did it because I had BV as well. However, I read the normal treatment for BV is 2 grams of ...

Hello everyone please I am using Humira for chron's and for rheumatoid arthritis does it work?

Posted 5 Aug 2017 by Mariasmith 3 answers

I am a 45 female woman, been diagnosed with ulcerative colitis since i was 23 years old, been on prednisone for 15 years and not done the surgery yet, i am using Humira its been 1 month and a half since its my last solution as the doctors are saying, please someone help and share with me his ...

Has anyone ever taken Lialda for mouth ulcers?

Posted 17 May 2017 by LHyde 2 answers

I have been diagnosed with ulcerative colitis, doctor gave me Lialda. I am also experiencing painful mouth ulcers, a lot of them can't eat or hardly talk. Had anyone else had this same problem? Also how long does it take for Lialda to start working?

Is there a free Humera help for Syria?

Posted 25 Jun 2017 by Saharhamzeh1 0 answers

my brother use to live in USA but had to leave due to immigration issues. His wife and all kids are Americans. He is in Syria and has ulcerative colitis: crohns disease ( very bad) . He has been in steroids for years. Nothing is helping. They suggested Humira but he can not get it there. Is there ...

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