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Posted 22 Feb 2012 by • 3 answers
I was diagnosed with moderate to severe Crohn's disease about a year and half ago. At that time, the Drs. put me on 4000mgs of Pentasa, it didn't help. About a year ago they added Prednisone to my meds, 40 mgs a day. I'm still doing 40 mgs a day. I have already lost one tooth and ...
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 4 Nov 2016 by • 0 answers
My son has insurance but his portion is over $200 for a 30 day supply. He and his wife make $4000 over medical card limit. He's looking for some way to get some assistance other than a divorce which was what he was told to do. Then with his income alone, he would qualify for the card.
Posted 15 Sep 2016 by • 1 answer
... working. Does diet have any effect on flare ups or bleeding?
Posted 8 Jul 2016 by • 0 answers
I have been diagnosed with possible crowns and prescribed mesalazine. My problem is constant excess wind. What can I take to help this.
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 13 Mar 2016 by • 0 answers
I'm taking 8 Pentasa per day to control my ulcerative colitis. with each one i swallow, i feel that i also poisoning myself with this blue color and plastic material... why do we need that at all? why it isn't just a simple plain solid white pill?
Posted 6 Nov 2015 by • 1 answer
Hi I'm Franklyn. I was diagnosed in 2010 and was on pentasa and prednisone for a long time. I couldn't wean myself off it as I experienced a bad flare attempting to do so. Last Nov 2014, my doc got me on remicade. Helped me for 4 months until I had a bad allergic reaction and was ...
Posted 26 Sep 2014 by • 1 answer
Have been on pentasa 500 for 4 months and have suddenly started experiencing major palpitations combined with anxiety ? Anyone else experience the same ?
My GI specialist reduce my Pentasa from 8 tablets/days to 6 tablets/day, which is great news, but I?
Posted 7 Dec 2014 by • 1 answer
... have had a headache all day. Just wondering if I could be go through withdraw from the the change in my meds. Any ideas?
Posted 2 Sep 2014 by • 1 answer
Can you take mesalamine instead of Pentasa
Posted 27 Mar 2014 by • 3 answers
... methotrexate, pentasa, and folic acid?
Posted 1 Aug 2010 by • 2 answers
My brand-name pills cost me $535 per month, and I'd like to save with a generic.
Posted 19 Nov 2012 by • 3 answers
HELP!!! lol. I have been on Pentasa for about a full week now. About 3 days ago I started noticing what I thought was Heartburn. Having never had it before I didn't really know, but my husband and family agreed that my symptoms sounded just like heartburn. Anyway at that point it wasn't ...
Posted 2 Sep 2013 by • 2 answers
Since I started pentasa, I have a huge capacity for food. I've gained 30 lbs. This is not normal for me. I seem hungry all the time. I did have bowel resection for Crohns -- now I don't have pain with food anymore. But this is more of an appetite stimulant to me.
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