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Prednisone is to be taken 2 tablets 4 times a day with food?

Posted 7 Aug 2013 by bsure 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.

Side effects for steroid deficiency? Adrenal Glands not producing enough steroid?

Posted 28 Nov 2017 by Lynda McEachran 2 answers

My Adrenal Glands are only producing 109--whatever its called, and Endo wants them to be 406 as a satisfactory level of steroid. Endo wanted me to take hydrocortisone 10mg morning, and 5mgs afternoon. I tried it but they made me so drunk, so am on prednisolone {that's what we call it in UK}. I ...

Does Xarelto contain dairy?

Posted 4 Nov 2017 by tss1hsc 1 answer

I am currently taking Eliquis and having some vaginal spotting. But since it contains some milk and I'm allergic to dairy, was wondering if it is causing my IBD symptoms. Have had to stop this med for 4-5 days to receive steroid injections. Does Xarelto contain dairy and can I stop it if ...

VSL#3 - Is it possible to purchase VSL3 without the added corn starch?

Posted 29 Jul 2017 by Daneowner4 0 answers

Many of us with pets diagnosed with IBD would like to use your product or have used your product. Corn is a big trigger in the pet community and others may not tolerate pork, so looking for a non gelatin capsule or powdered product that does not contain corn starch. Can you help, or would you be ...

I was on prednisone for a few weeks and coming off my face broke out is this normal?

Posted 20 Apr 2017 by Cassandra-ann 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.

Has anyone been on Lexapro and Prednisone at the same time? I had a high ANA titer and they?

Posted 16 Jan 2016 by blaaccypher 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!!!

Steroid Induced Psychosis?

Posted 21 Mar 2017 by Wildflower7 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 ...

Diagnosed with IBD, cause unknown. I also have skin ulcers that WILL NOT HEAL, over a year?

Posted 4 Mar 2017 by vicmil1268 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 ...

Is it possible to have delayed side-effects with Pentasa?

Posted 25 Jan 2017 by Rimansa 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 ...

What should I be asking or be worried/concerned about before starting infliximab?

Posted 2 Feb 2017 by Watsda 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 ...

Remicade - Howdy!! I am about to start my first infusion on Thursday. Very nervous?

Posted 6 Nov 2016 by EmDear28 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 ...

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. ...

Ulcerative Colitis - I have been on Entocort EC 6-9 mg for over a year for both UC and collagenous?

Posted 15 Feb 2016 by sandicelina 0 answers

... colitis. On 3 occasions I have developed severe infections. One was life-threatening and yet my GI continues to prescribe it. Help?

Imuran - Did anyone develop oral lesions while on this med?

Posted 27 Mar 2016 by Cancer cause 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 ...

Should I put my 14 year old son on remicade?

Posted 14 Dec 2015 by Pam Brown123 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 ...

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