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Autoimmune Hepatitis - I was wondering if anyone has gone off their meds? Did you flare back up and?

Posted 7 Oct 2012 by person011 4 answers

... if so how long did that take? I saw my hep yesterday and said that I have done well awhile and on next visit if LFTs are still normal he is going to drop my Imuran in half and if that goes ok will try and drop all. He said 60% of people will relapse. So I said why even change medication dosage ...

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 ...

Has anyone tried Remicade for ulcerative colitis?

Posted 2 Feb 2012 by lekkie178 4 answers

Ulcerative Colitis - I've had UC for approx. 10 years. Have been on asacol and taking prednisone to stop flares but recently have been in flare lasting more than 6 months and doctor has added imuran, began at 25 mg now at 50 mg and still no relief. Next step to start taking prednisone and ...

Are there withdrawl symtoms associated to Imuran?

Posted 13 Jul 2010 by Eny 1 answer

My grandson (16 yrs) was taken off Imuran after two years and has been with a fever for several days now... are these related?

I have been ntaking imuran for about four months and have notice some weight loss has anyone else?

Posted 10 Jun 2011 by lover99 1 answer

... experienced weight loss or weight gain i am on 100 mgs a daily and it takes my appetite

Imuran - does it cause lack of taste?

Posted 17 Oct 2009 by eclecticme668522 4 answers

When I eat I can't taste anything, sweet, salty etc? Is this normal? Sometimes it's hard to swallow because the lack of saliva in my mouth.

Remicade/ Imuran- treatments for Behcet's?

Posted 13 Mar 2012 by LollieBoo 3 answers

I was diagnosed with Behcet's nearly 7 years ago and have spent most of that time treating flares as they arose, usually with Prednisone or whatever seemed to work for whatever part of my body was most affected. I have been through skin/ mucosal issues, bladder, CNS, joint, eye and other ...

Mercaptopurine - has anyone tried for auto immune hepatitis, how did you find it, side effects etc?

Posted 3 Sep 2012 by Mbsunny54 3 answers

Hi to all. I have Auto Immune Hepatitis. Diagnosed Feb2012. On pred down to 5mgs daily thank goodness. Tried Imuran in April. Could not tolerate it. Just started 6mp(mercaptopurine) 25mgs daily for two weeks to see if I can tolerate. On day 5. Doing weekly bloodwork to check liver enzymes. If no ...

how long does it usually take for entocort to work? its been ten days and still no effect.?

Posted 23 Jun 2009 by vivm 1 answer

i was diagnosed with crohns disease a year ago. i was put on entocort and imuran they worked very well. i came off them because i ran out and flared up within a week, (i was taking no tablets for about 9 days) i was put back on them ten days ago and still no effect. how long does it usuallt take ...

Can Imuran Medication cause swelling,tingling & aching of ankles, feet & toes or is it weird chrohn?

Posted 25 Sep 2011 by Sandygregg 1 answer

I have had crohns disease for over 40 yrs. My 1st resection was when I was 20, my last in 2007. Most of the time in between I had short relapes and was put on prednisone each time. Other than diarea, I usually had no symptoms or meds. My Dr. just gave me Imuran to maintain my remission. Since I ...

Is profuse sweating a side effect of imuran?

Posted 26 Dec 2014 by aesc 2 answers

I was prescribed imuran 50mg i take two tabs daily i began 12-23... so today was my 4th day all three days, I have been sweating profusely, but have no fever

I read not to take imuran 1 hour before or after food and milk. Why is this?

Posted 5 Mar 2016 by sasha16 2 answers

I did it without known , had no effect

Can Imuran be crushed? I have issues swallowing?

Posted 12 Oct 2010 by Gort 2 answers

I contacted the lab that makes it and they said they can't tell me yes or no because they haven't done any studies on taking the tablets crushed.

Anyone out there with info re: Auto Immune Hepatitis??? Please help me! I need info!!! Thanks!?

Posted 4 Jul 2012 by Mbsunny54 2 answers

Diagnosed Feb2012. Currently doing a prednisone tapering at 12.5mgs daily soon to go down to 10mgs daily pending blood work results from 30June. Tried Imuran in Apr2012. Could only tolerate 30days. Severe vomiting/diarrhea stomach problems. Dr wants to start Cellcept when I get down to 7.5mgs of ...

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