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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 19 days ago 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 27 Aug 2016 by • 0 answers
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 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 ...
Posted 29 Dec 2015 by • 1 answer
I developed shingles three weeks ago and saw my doctor immediately. He prescribed one week of Valtrex and Prednisone, which I completed. About 10 days ago I noticed a rather large bulge in the right side of my abdomen in front of where the shingles were located. There is really no pain except for ...
Posted 21 Nov 2015 by • 1 answer
... on remicade for about three years now. It did cause a bald spot about the size of a quarter underneath my hair within the first six months. A friend of mine found it when she was doing my hair one day. That has all grown back in, but now since they have increased my dosage I have noticed a big ...
Posted 29 Nov 2015 by • 0 answers
I know the typical two meds for this dx. I thought I read about oral gastrocrom 4x a day being used off-label with success. Anyone know?
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