Dizzy & remicade?

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   Posted 3/11/2008 4:19 AM (GMT -6)   
hi. yesterday morning I woke up and fell on the ground. It happened so fast I did not know what happened. I have a nice goose egg on my elbow but other than that I am fine. This morning when I woke up I sat up to make sure I was fully awake and I realized how dizzy I was. hmm.. this is new. I had my sec ond Remicade infusion last thursday. No side effects. I take prednisone 20mg, and Imuran. Any idea is dizziness a side effect of remicade?
28 Year old Female. Dx with Crohns 2005. Currently take Imuran 50 mg. Had 3 remicade infusions which put me in remission.
Dx with Pyoderma Gangrenos (PG) Nov '07, currently on Prednisone 20mg for PG, slowly tapering from 60mg ...  most importantly the taper is in effect ! Just had a Remicade infusion to help close up the PG, 2 more to go.  

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Date Joined Apr 2007
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   Posted 3/11/2008 1:14 PM (GMT -6)   
I occasionally get a ringing in my ear, not a regular ringing, more like a buzzing/ringing.  It usually happens when I'm sitting down (luckily) and does throw off (very slightly) my equilibrium.    Each episode lasts from 10 seconds to 10 minutes - usually on the shorter end.   Also, for the most part it is very occasional - but sometimes I will get it off and on for a couple of hours.
33 years old. Diagnosed in 2002ish. 
Taking Asacol, Lomotil TID, and on Remicade since 2004. 
Lower Bowel area only, except for the short stint (about 2 weeks) that I had mouth sores.  Also have external/anal fistula and anal/vaginal fistula. 

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