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Is severe back and leg pain a side effect of my ulcerative colitis or my meds Asacol and Remicade?

Posted 23 Jul 2012 by Poopbuckets 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 ...

Prednisone is to be taken 2 tablets 4 times a day with food?

Posted 7 Aug 2013 by bsure 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.

Which is more effective, beano or gas-x for gas from ulcerative colitis?

Posted 13 Jun 2014 by Ajc11753 1 answer

I have Much flatulence from ulcerative colitis...

Is Humira stronger than Remicade?

Posted 12 Aug 2012 by joysim21 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 Beanbuzz 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 ...

Why Asacol not working for Ulcerative Colitis like it used to?

Posted 12 Apr 2012 by ProfessioalLady 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 ...

Has anyone been on Lexapro and Prednisone at the same time? I had a high ANA titer and they?

Posted 16 Jan 2016 by blaaccypher 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!!!

I have ulcerative colitis. Is taking prednisone a bad idea?

Posted 24 Jan 2011 by monroe123 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 ...

Numbness After Prednisone Taper?

Posted 9 Mar 2014 by ninjatoth 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 ...

How long does Humira take to work for those with Ulcerative Colitis?

Posted 29 Oct 2014 by jtings 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?

Prednisone side effects becoming intense?

Posted 16 Feb 2012 by endlessPred 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 ...

Can you dream whilst under general anesthetic?

Posted 2 Jul 2011 by pixiedust24 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 ...

Prednisolone & trqmadol?

Posted 28 Feb 2014 by Monk73 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 ...

Just Started Uceris for Ulcerative Colitis anyone else taking this?

Posted 29 Apr 2013 by danesgrammy 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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