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Posted 23 Jul 2012 by • 12 answers
I'm on 4,800 mg Asacol and Remicade infusions . The pain is really bad . Should I ask my doctor for some sort of pain meds ? Was diagnosed dec 2011. My legs ache all night . My joints are stiff and achey knees are also aching.Keeps me up at night . Doc wanted to put me on prednisone but I ...
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 13 Jun 2014 by • 1 answer
I have Much flatulence from ulcerative colitis...
Posted 12 Aug 2012 by • 2 answers
I'm currently taking remicade but my crohns still isn't in remission after a full round of dosage. We started with pills and steroids but nothings worked long term. Is humira supposed to be stronger than remicade? I have a very severe case and could use some advice.
If I have to take 10 mg of prednisone for the rest of my Life, what can I do to help my body with i?
Posted 17 Oct 2015 by • 3 answers
I get severe flares. I've had them for years but over the past year I had two flares per month. Finally, the Dr.s told me, it is safer for me to stay on a low constant dose, than going up and down. I tried 5 mg. And within a week got a flare. The flares feel like I got run over by a bus!! The ...
Posted 12 Apr 2012 by • 8 answers
I was recently diagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis in the beginning of this year, and when Asacol was prescribed, my fever and bloody stool were gone. Now about 1 month ago for depression, my doctor put me on Paxil instead of Zoloft, because Zoloft made me emotionless and could not speak up even if I ...
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 24 Jan 2011 by • 5 answers
I am 20 y/o and female. I have had Ulcerative colitis symptoms for a year and did nothing about it until the past 3 months. I had a colonoscopy and was diagnosed. Thus far, I have only taken Lialda (a lesser anti inflammatory) and it has done nothing. Being frustrated with no results I have agreed ...
Posted 14 May 2012 • 5 answers
Posted 9 Mar 2014 by • 2 answers
I just wanted to know if extremity numbness is normal when reducing prednisone. I am 33 years old and was prescribed a prednisone taper after a bout with ulcerative colitis. I was started out at 40mg with a 5mg taper every 2 weeks, it's been about 4 months now and I just recently started my ...
Posted 29 Oct 2014 by • 1 answer
I've been dealing with moderate left sided UC for the past year and a half. I just began Humira and I have noticed no side effects or any change in my illness. I'm curious to know for those who had positive experiences with Humira, how long did it take to work?
Posted 16 Feb 2012 by • 8 answers
Hello. Been on prednisone for seven years. Lowest at 14 mg and highest at 80 mg. have a rare disease called polymyositis with interstitial lung disease. This disease does not stop flaring up so am tapering slowly and then back to 20 or 40mg and we start all over again. Have handled it well and ...
Posted 2 Jul 2011 by • 3 answers
I was wondering if it is possible to dream whilst under general anesthetic? I had an emergency operation to remove the entire of my large intestine due to Ulcerative Colitis. It was my first operation and was 6 hours long. During the operation i had 4 blood transfusions and was told my heart ...
Posted 28 Feb 2014 by • 4 answers
Hi recently been diagnosed with inflammatory bowel disease possible ulcerative colitis or Crohn's disease, I also have an inflamed prostate. I've been taking tramadol for a few months now for the pain from the prostate, but since I was diagnosed with IBD last week they started me on 40mg ...
Posted 29 Apr 2013 by • 3 answers
I have been on every other medication but they haven't helped much so my doctor is trying the newly approved Uceris which is an enteric coated med that works in the intestinal tract. He took part in the study and had good luck with his patients. I had previously been on Entocort but that only ...
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