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I have Crohns and diverticulosis for about 13 years. I's post menopasal. I am taking sulfasalazine?

Posted 19 Oct 2017 by Sweating 2 answers

... tab.500 mg 4x day. I suffer with excessive sweating. I had my blood checked. My cortisol levels are HIGH (160-75). I read on the Internet that sulfasalazine can cause high cortisol. I have been under a lot of stress the past 18 months taking care of my 92 year Mother and 89 year old Aunt. I ...

Is 65mg ferrous sulfate 2x daily safe and for how long?

Posted 21 Feb 2017 by bjm10 0 answers

I was diagnosed with bleeding diverticulosis and my hemoglobin was 7 and I received 2 units of blood. I was released from hospital with hemoglobin at 10 or less and prescribed 65mg iron 2x daily. I worry about the side effects of iron that I have read about and fear the dosage may be too high. and ...

Cholestyramine - I have been on Prevalite Powder for 6 months. I had my gall bladder out 50years ago

Posted 16 Jun 2016 by Annajustmay 0 answers

Have had problems ever since, which have gotten worse as I age. Anyway, I have been complaining about my problems with diarrhea and been told it was IBS, diverticulitis, diverticulosis, and most recently an infection in my gut which is when I was prescribed 20 days of Ciprofloxacin and the ...

Gastrointestinal Diverticula - Is it safe to take miralax or milk of magnesia while having a bout of

Posted 12 Mar 2015 by Tracyholbrook 1 answer

... diverticulitus? I've Been having small thin stools and last night I had aweful bloating in my upper tummy area. I'm on antiobiotics and bentyl since yesterday. I'm not sure what's causing the bloating And small stools. I was diognosed a month ago. So I'm new to all of ...

Stomach Pain - I have gastroparesis and diverticulosis my gi dr told me she can't do anything else?

Posted 17 Jun 2015 by stomach pain 7 2 answers

... for me she told me to go to a pain dr and get pills for pain, I can't live on pain pills the rest of my life any suggestions

What is the difference between IBS and Diverticulosis?

Posted 9 Sep 2011 by scottishksd 1 answer

Clarify the real significant differences of how unrelated they are. I really need a comparison to show people they are not one in the same; noting the most serious symptomatic risks of each.

Should I go through with prep for colonoscopy?

Posted 12 Sep 2013 by MT63 1 answer

I was diagnosed with 2 incidental tumors on my left adrenal gland, I've been taking Cipro for prostititus & diverticulosis. Over the past week I have been awakened at night with powerful thirst - dehydration. I'm wondering if I should postpone my colonscopy preparation & the ...

I have been taking metamucil and colace but haven't had my normal daily movement. Is this ok?

Posted 3 Sep 2012 by Ruth Peterson 1 answer

but today I didn't have a bowl movement, and this happened once before, it that ok, is it normal to miss a day without a bowl movement, taking this for diverticlous

Is Miralax safe for long term use?

Posted 25 May 2010 by aureae 1 answer

I was diagnosed with diverticulosis about two years ago, about one year ago I had to be hospitalized with diverticulitis. My gastro put me on Miralax, and I have been taking it for 5 mo now. Recently I am feeling bloated, abdominal pain and nausea. Is it possible that Miralax have been causing ...

Mucinex DM - Has anyone every had severe gastro effects from taking MucineDM?

Posted 19 May 2012 by jeeper270 1 answer

First 2 or 3 times I ended up in the hospital being treated for a colon infection. I thought it was a coincidence. I was even scheduled for surgery once they cleared up the infection. The thinking was, after treating me for diverticulosis with 7 hospitalizations in 5 years called for a resection. ...

Why my doctor prescribed 2 antibiotics: cipro and flaxyl to treat it? Isn one enought?

Posted 4 Jan 2010 by hildafox1 1 answer

first bout of diverticulosis. fever and abdominal pain with swelling.

Can you get diverticulosis while taking Bactrim DS?

Posted 5 Dec 2010 by jbat 2 answers

I have been taking Bactrim D-s for 6 days for an infection in my hand from a bad cut, now I have developed diverticulosis symptoms, could I be havin an attack while on the antibiotic?

Gastrointestinal Diverticula - I have been in antibiotics and in liquid and soft diet for 10 days?

Posted 25 Nov 2009 by Nanivaz 1 answer

... (cipro and alinia) and I continue feeling sick. I went to my gastroenterologyst and prescribed 5 more days in antibiotic and diet. The first diverticulities attack was in May 2009. What do you recomended to fell better. Elba

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