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Recent content by Sunfire

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    Employment while on 6MP and Methotrexate

    Hi All, Question for you all. How do you deal with Crohn's and having a job. I was diagnosed last year (while I was laid off of work). Well I found a new job this week but am not sure what to do. I started taking 6 MP but am thinking I might be developing pancreatitis due to the pain I am...
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    6 MP vs. Imuran

    Hi All, So I saw my doctor again yesterday and was told to try 6 MP. My concern is that I tried Imuran last time and was severely sick and from my blood tests it looks like I was developing pancreatitis. Has anyone taken 6 MP and been fine but have problems with Imuran? I am slowly running...
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    Pancreas Problems from Imuran

    Hi All, So I started taking Imuran in January for my Crohn's and was at 50 mg for two weeks and was supposed to go up to 100 mg on day 14. Well come day 15 I was really sick to the point where I was shivering, vomiting, abdominal pain, diarrhea etc...The whole enchilada....so my husband was...
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    Hi, My doctor recently prescribed Entocort for me to try and get my Crohn's under control. I was on Pentasa but could not tolerate that drug (was getting really bad headaches and rapid heartbeat). Has anyone experienced weight gain with this drug? Any other side effects? Also with fall...
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    I'm New Here Too

    Hi All, I have recently been diagnosed with Crohn's. It all started about 2 years ago when I was pregnant with my daughter. I had constant diarrhea since and finally broke down and called the doctor about 8 months later. Talking to the doctor about problems with my bowels was not high on my...