Medication Question- Nulev?

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   Posted 1/25/2008 8:56 AM (GMT -6)   
I just saw my GI and he prescribed Nulev for cramping and pain that I've been having. I've been talking Pentasa, as well.  Is anyone familiar with it? Does it work?   Just thought I'd ask, because I haven't seen it in any posts.

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   Posted 1/25/2008 9:58 AM (GMT -6)   
Nulev is another name for Levsin or Hycosamine. This medicine is good for the intestinal spasms/cramps we get. Much like Bentyl only a little stronger.
Been living with Crohn's Disease for 32 years.  Currently on Asacol, Prilosec 60 mg, Estrace, Prinivil, Diltiazem, Percoset prn for pain and Calcium.  Resections in 2002 and 2005.  Recently diagnosed with Fibromyalgia and doing tests to see if I have Inflammatory Arthritis or AS.

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   Posted 1/28/2008 8:24 AM (GMT -6)   
Thanks, Nanners.

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   Posted 1/30/2008 3:58 AM (GMT -6)   
I take NuLev as needed.... it seemed to help alot in the beginning but it seems the more i take it the less it does....


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   Posted 1/30/2008 12:42 PM (GMT -6)   
my doc gave this to me before i was diagnosed with crohns. its basically a medicine for ibs that helps with spasms and cramps. i dont think it's very good.
22 yrs old, female
Crohn's Disease (diagnosed 2006)
Humira- stopped due to allergic reaction on Dec 1, 2007
Not currently on any medication

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