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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 2 Dec 2017 by • 0 answers
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 ?
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 27 Mar 2014 by • 3 answers
... methotrexate, pentasa, and folic acid?
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.
Posted 26 May 2013 by • 2 answers
... 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 people?
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