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Recent content by DaveKelly

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    Stopping Imuran / azathioprine - symptoms back after few days

    Hi Kiny, that's not what I've been told. Patients that have been on azathioprine for several years have a good chance of remaining in remission when they end treatment (when the patient is doing well on the treatment of course). Why else would people considering halting treatment anyway? Since...
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    Stopping Imuran / azathioprine - symptoms back after few days

    Hi Jo, thanks for replying. My doctor is clearly one that doesn't want his patients to be on immunosuppressants for very long periods of time (and I'm with him on this one, the long-term effects of Imuran / azathioprine cannot be neglected). I'll definitely contact him back, but I also wanted to...
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    Stopping Imuran / azathioprine - symptoms back after few days

    Hi everyone, I'm Dave, I was diagnosed with CD in 2003 and had several treatments since. I was taking 50mg Imuran / azathioprine (and nothing else) up until a few days ago. With CRP < 1 for over 3 years now, my doctor suggested to completely stop the treatment. However, just 3 to 4 days after...
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