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   Posted 6/15/2008 5:35 PM (GMT -6)   
So I started my colonoscopy prep 6 hours ago and still no bms.  Should I call the doc and tell her?  I'm scheduled to go in for the scope at 11am tomorrow morning.  I took 2 dulcolax at 12:30pm and started drinking my 64oz of fluid with the super sizer bottle of Miralax mixed in at about 2pm.  Shouldn't have pooped by now?

Remicade and 6MP

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   Posted 6/15/2008 5:43 PM (GMT -6)   
I usually drink 2-3 rounds of the gatorade/miralax mix before I start. If you're worried, call the doctor. That's their job. Also, I'd probably rest up, because you'll be up all night. Could you have a blockage?
Tressa 34 (F)
Not sure of my dx- currently UC, maybe Crohn's.
Colazal 3X3/day
Lialda upped to 4/day,
Phosphatidylcholine 4 (420 mg capsules) once/day
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   Posted 6/15/2008 5:43 PM (GMT -6) can take that long..has for me before! keep drinking..mine has taken all night before I started going ...NO LIE!!

Anyone can give up, it's the easiest thing in the world to do. But to hold it together when everyone else would understand if you fell apart, that's true strength

Diagnosed with severe Crohn's colitis in May 2005--spread to ileum and small intestine as of April 2008. Have taken Imuran, Remicade, TPN, Colozal, Entocort, Flagyl, PamineForte, Cipro, Dicyclomine, Prednisone, Asacol, Prevacid, and the list goes on. Currently on Remicade every 8wks, 40mg Pred, Pentasa.

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   Posted 6/15/2008 5:51 PM (GMT -6)   
No blockage.  I had a bm this morning before starting prep. And I finished the Miralax cocktail.  I can't stop peeing from all of the liquid but no bms.


Remicade and 6MP

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   Posted 6/15/2008 6:28 PM (GMT -6)   
Good luck tomorrow!! I have to do this Tuesday for Wednesday Colonoscopy!!!

Yikes and I don't start prepping until 4pm on Tuesday. I hope I'm not up all night long as we have to be at the hospital
at 7am with a 45 min. drive so I have to be up at 5am.
Living with Crohn's Disease since Jan./2000 but had a few years prior
Still trying to figure out if I truely have it.
(This is such a confusing disease)
Meds I have tried:  Just about everything 
Meds currently on:  Prednisone 35mg tapering
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