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Long term use of Prednisone and side effects?

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 ...

Posted 22 Feb 2012 3 answers

Pentasa - What can I take to offset excess wind caused by mesalazine?

I have been diagnosed with possible crowns and prescribed mesalazine. My problem is constant excess wind. What can I take to help this.

Posted 8 Jul 2016 0 answers

What should I take for Mild Cronhs Pentasa or Humira?

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 ...

Posted 14 Feb 2016 3 answers

Pentasa - what is the blue plastic cover made of?

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 ...

Posted 13 Mar 2016 0 answers

How long does it take for humira to fully kick in?

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 ...

Posted 6 Nov 2015 1 answer

My GI specialist reduce my Pentasa from 8 tablets/days to 6 tablets/day, which is great news, but I?

... 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 7 Dec 2014 1 answer

Does Pentasa 500 cause anxiety and severe palpitations ?

Have been on pentasa 500 for 4 months and have suddenly started experiencing major palpitations combined with anxiety ? Anyone else experience the same ?

Posted 26 Sep 2014 1 answer

Is there a drug called mesalamine?

Can you take mesalamine instead of Pentasa

Posted 2 Sep 2014 1 answer

As anyone had their belly button pierced while having Crohn's disease and being on remicade,?

... methotrexate, pentasa, and folic acid?

Posted 27 Mar 2014 3 answers

Has anyone noticed increased appetite with pentasa? I'm hungry all the time?

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 ...

Posted 2 Sep 2013 2 answers

Pentasa and feeling like something stuck in throat???

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 ...

Posted 19 Nov 2012 3 answers

Pentasa - I took pentesa for a month and a half passed blood stomac bloted out twice its size now?

... haveing trouble walking my hip feals like it may have arthritis in it is their some way of getting compasated for all the pain iam going through?if it done me this way what will it do to other ...

Posted 26 May 2013 2 answers

Which of these prescribed drugs affect male fertility:?

1-Methotrexate 2-Nizoral Crème... (ketoconazole) 3-Pentasa Sachets 4-Cozaar 50 5-Omnic 0.4 (Tamsulozin Hydrochloride) 6-Plaquenil 200 7-Pariet 20 (Rabeprazol Sodium) Thank You ...

Posted 11 Sep 2012 1 answer

Crohn's Disease -- Maintenance - Has anyone got any advice on how I can cope with this disease?

I was recently diagnosed with what doctors believe is Chrohn's disease. I'm having a difficult time coping with it. I am on 500 mg's of pentasa and it doesn't seem to be helping ...

Posted 26 Jul 2012 2 answers

Is there a generic version of 500 mg Pentasa?

My brand-name pills cost me $535 per month, and I'd like to save with a generic.

Posted 1 Aug 2010 2 answers

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