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Long term use of Prednisone and side effects?

Posted 22 Feb 2012 by Mikeyz 3 answers

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 Prednisone to my meds, 40 mgs a day. I'm still doing 40 mgs a day. I have already lost one tooth and ...

Is Humira stronger than Remicade?

Posted 12 Aug 2012 by joysim21 2 answers

I'm currently taking remicade but my crohns still isn't in remission after a full round of dosage. We started with pills and steroids but nothings worked long term. Is humira supposed to be stronger than remicade? I have a very severe case and could use some advice.

Is it normal to experience diarrhea on Humira?

Posted 19 Jun 2015 by Ybba2004 2 answers

I started HUmira on 4/18/15. I have had constant diarrhea since. I get somewhat normal stool near the end of the 2 weeks between doses and then time for another. I don't know if this is normal but from others comments, I gather not. I was Crohn's symptom free prior to Humira.

Secondary inflammation issues & other weird stuff caused by crohns?

Posted 5 Oct 2009 by Lucky-girl 7 answers

I've tried every med from remicade to humira to imuran to flag, I'm now thinking best option is surgery again(28 first surg) but having more probs managing & getting dr help with 2ndary symptoms ie: joint pain, back pain, skin infections, dry eyes, gum & tooth infections etc also ...

Entocort for Crohns disease - does this drug work better & last longer than high dose steroids?

Posted 2 Oct 2011 by lari 3 answers

I am starting entocort for crohns disease. I have been taking hi-dose steroids off and on for 10 yrs. Does this drug work better and last longer?

Mercaptopurine - have now stopped, will the joint and muscle pain go away, anyone else have this?

Posted 18 Nov 2010 by jannie5 4 answers

When taking mercatopurine I had excruciating joint and muscle pain all over my body. I have been off this med for 3 wks and the pain is still in my hands although not as bad, it's tolerable. Will this eventually go away? Did anyone have this problem? I was taking percocet for the pain and it ...

Has anyone developed Plaque Psoriasis after taking Humira. I never had psoriasis--and started?

Posted 15 Mar 2012 by gladpack7 4 answers

... taking Humira for Crohn's Disease. After 6 months on Humira, I now have a bad case of Plaque Psoriasis. Please advise if this has happened to anyone else. I reported it to the FDA... and have stopped taking Humira after 8 months. But--I still have Psoriasis, and taking other meds for ...

Hi, Is anyone taking Humira for Crohns?

Posted 25 Jun 2009 by majorette62 4 answers

Just started the drug last week, and now developing swollen ankles and leg pain...

Remicade, humira, cimzia therapy?

Posted 27 Jul 2010 by ellenpreston 5 answers

I am a researcher working with geneticists to try to find markers so that remicade, humira, cimzia will be more effective and minimize the "non-response" that occurs. Have you had to switch drugs? Can you please tell me about your current therapy, dose, costs for drugs, costs for ...

I have been advised to start remicade for CD but I worry about this drug am I right to?

Posted 8 Mar 2011 by louise72 7 answers

I have severe Crohn's Disease and after years of trying different meds that have either failed to help or I have found I reacted to and four surgeries that have seen me with only 120cm of small bowel left , at least 20cm is affected at present by CD and my GI thinks it is also now through my ...

Has anyone that has been diagnosed with crohns have any side effects with Remicade and Entocort?

Posted 24 Apr 2012 by tstro90 2 answers

I have had crohns for 13 years and just recently have been experiencing another bad flare-up. My doctor initially put me on Entocort, but now that my symptoms are getting worse, he wants me to try Remicade. I am wondering if there are any side effects when taking both Remicade and Entocort.

I've been taking Humira for 7 years and not having flare ups anymore with my crohns. I feel very?

Posted 24 Oct 2013 by Tobie65 2 answers

... lightheaded and vision problems and tired all the time. I also have many infections . Could Humira be causing this? I have bad neck pain and pain in lower skull. Should I continue taking it?

I have been on Remicade for years with no problems, but on an infusion the nurse forgot to put on?

Posted 17 Mar 2015 by ronn876 2 answers

... the IV filter, followed by some serious problems. Has this happened to anyone else? Does anyone know the long term effects of not using the in line filter?

What should I take for Mild Cronhs Pentasa or Humira?

Posted 14 Feb 2016 by AndyDem 3 answers

I am a 64-year-old male. I have recently been diagnosed with Crohns after an MRI scan. Although, I don't seem to have the symptoms that seem to be prevalent amongst Crohns sufferers. I would say my situation is very mild to the point of saying I thought I had just odd bad days with the tummy. ...

Hi guys I'm Just starting Cimzia and methotrexate. Anyone on it? Anything I should be aware?

Posted 30 Oct 2009 by sc17 2 answers

... of... Besides all the scary possible side effects

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