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Posted 7 Aug 2013 by • 4 answers
Does it matter if I take it: 9 am / 1pm / 5pm / 9pm ?? Does it have to be spaced further apart? Its being given to reduce inflammation in colon due to microscopic collitis.
Posted 20 Apr 2017 by • 3 answers
I have crohns, this was my second time on pred and the last time I came off of it my face around my lips swelled and dried up and eventually blistered. It was super uncomfortable and no applealing at all. I just finished the pred again and I am afraid this will happen again.
Posted 21 Mar 2017 by • 0 answers
Hello, I would like to hear stories from other members that have gone through steroid induced psychosis? I developed this while taking 10mg of prednisone, once daily. I was put on prednisone by my Gastroenterologist as a maintenance drug for ulcerative colitis, to help pull me out of the current ...
Posted 4 Mar 2017 by • 1 answer
Seen several doctors and specialists to no avail. IBD is always "cause unknown". Skin ulcers, tried prescription meds, essential oils, homeopathic methods none of which have been effective. Been on antibiotics and Prednisone which worked as long as I was taking them. When finished, IBD ...
Posted 2 Feb 2017 by • 0 answers
No other meds seem to be working so I'm due to start Infliximab soon. I'm wondering what experiences others have had and what questions you wished you'd asked before starting on this medication? I'd like to have an arsenal of questions going in because right now I just feel ...
Posted 25 Jan 2017 by • 0 answers
I stared taking Pentasa slow release tablets (Mesalazine) 4g a day since March 2014 when i was diagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis. they are not doing much but doctor said i need to continue taking them anyway on top of stronger medications. long story short of different medications, at the moment i ...
Posted 6 Nov 2016 by • 0 answers
Hi , I was diagnosed with Chrones disease about 2 years ago. Immediately put on humira which YES took the spots and lesions away but HATED the side effects and pain still plus blotting. Decided about 3 months ago to take myself off. I felt great for about a month and a half but then that decreased ...
Posted 16 Jan 2016 by • 4 answers
Started me on the Prednisone as a precaution pretty high dose. I have been on it before for two years but not with Lexapro. Please help!!!
Posted 27 Aug 2016 by • 0 answers
Posted 14 Feb 2016 by • 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. ...
Posted 15 Feb 2016 by • 0 answers
... colitis. On 3 occasions I have developed severe infections. One was life-threatening and yet my GI continues to prescribe it. Help?
Posted 27 Mar 2016 by • 1 answer
61 yo husband placed on Imuran for UC flare. Within three months developed a oral tongue cancer related to med. Oncologist stated he could never take a immunosupressant or TNF med again in future. Concerned over Imuran / UC treatment , if he should develop another type of cancer. He may have lost ...
Posted 9 Dec 2015 by • 0 answers
Hi, recently I've been put on rectal hydrocortisone 10% twice daily to treat an Ulcerative Colitis flare that I recently developed. Usually I'm put on this for 2 or 3 weeks to treat a flare but this time I was told to take it for 2 and a half months! Is this normal? I'm concerned ...
Posted 14 Dec 2015 by • 1 answer
I have a 14 year old son with crohns. For almost 2 years. He has been ok on azathioprine, but about 6 weeks ago started to lose weight again and started not to eat much. Regular doc appointment at hospital showed his bloods weren't great. Turns out he is in a flare up! Had a liver biopsy last ...
Posted 19 Jan 2016 by • 2 answers
A few months ago i went to the doctor about nausea after eating. Turned out my stomach had too much acid in it to digest food, due to poor diet. I was prescribed Ranitilidine and it basically sorted me out. :) However up until last week my stomachs/abdomen started to bubble, gurgle and rumble ...
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