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Did anyone have weight gain and swelling from prednisone and did it go away?

Posted 22 Sep 2010 by madiga 16 answers

My doc has switched me from prednisone to budesonide.However I still have swelling in the face and also tremendous weight gain specially in the stomach area.The doc says this will reduce gradually.Can someone confirm this as right now I feel like a pregnant cow!

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 ...

I have had several abcess's underneath my breast. Have had several in the groin area that, luckily?

Posted 18 Oct 2013 13 answers

have drained and healed. !st problem is with the one currently draining from under right breast. No longer draining puss, but draining blood. From the feel of it, there is a lot more that needs to drain. With the slightest bit of pressure on side of abcess, blood comes out. Have been told in the ...

Prednisone Side Effects/Withdrawal Symptoms?

Posted 3 Apr 2016 by IFacadeI 3 answers

So back in February, I was hospitalized due to having a Crohn's flare up. They gave me IV steroids and then put me on oral Prednisone when I was discharged. I was prescribed 50mg and tapered until I was off about a month later. Now, the day after I finally got off Prednisone, I went to the ER ...

Can methotrexate cause mental or mood changes?

Posted 10 Nov 2012 by Gregsdrugs 3 answers

I am now up to 17.5 mgs a week and am feeling a little mixed-up at times and even fearful of something at times. I also have a sore throat that will not go away. Are these things normal. I have been on methotrexate for 3-3.5 months. I am being treated for Crohn's disease.

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 Humira a "lesser drug" than Remicade?

Posted 24 Aug 2013 by sasha223 2 answers

I have been on Remicade for just over a year to treat an undiagnosed disease related to my colon, Probably Crohns Disease vs. Behcet's Disease. In any event, I've had 2 colon resections in the past year. With the start of Remicade and totally changing my diet to a Paleo/ Primal lifestyle, ...

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 ...

Remicade-anyone have a GOOD experience?

Posted 23 Apr 2013 by cashmoney 4 answers

I have had crohn's disease for the past 30yrs. December 2012 had a VERY bad "flare-up" and usual Rx that worked in the past (i.e. prednisone) have not had an impact on the crohn's unless I am on 60+ mg dose per day. Doctor recommended REMICADE..had my 1st treatment last week and ...

Can this drug change your personality permanently even after you come off of it?

Posted 20 Sep 2009 by anonymous 123 5 answers

I have been prescribed lexapro for anxiety and OCD along with Crohn's disease and I'm really scared to take it. I don't want to lose my personality!! Has anyone found that it has really changed your whole personality, and if so, have you been able to get it back when you come off of ...

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?

Hello, I just started taking 20mgs a day of Cymbalta yesterday for chronic pain and depression?

Posted 4 Jun 2011 by Tygrlilie35 8 answers

I have a severe case of Crohn's Disease and deal with chronic abdominal pain, my pain management doctor told me that it is probably from my superior hypogastric nerve. I read that Cymbalta is good for nerve pain, has anyone ever taken it for the type of pain I am experiencing with good ...

Has anyone taking humira experienced anxiety or taking methotrexate or prednisone?

Posted 4 Oct 2011 by mayonakamochi 3 answers

Lately my fears of my health been high, more about that is in my last question. I'm thinking about checking in with a specialist or something. And I sometimes have the fear I'm dying ... I have a lot of health issues. Any suggestions?

Pedialyte - Will it cause constipation?

Posted 9 Dec 2014 by lorri cn 2 answers

Does anyone know if you have to be weaned off of Entyvio? Or can you just stop it?

Posted 23 Sep 2017 by NANNEELIX 2 answers

My wife is on Entyvio, she is having other symptoms that could be MS. We are thinking of stopping Entyvio to see if the other symptoms stop. Her GI Dr is of no help on this matter, he says do what you think is best. So we just want to know if she can just stop it. Thank You.

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