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Shellz0711
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Date Joined Jun 2008
Total Posts : 54
   Posted 7/3/2008 10:36 PM (GMT -7)   
I have officially been off prednisone for 2 days!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Jen77
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Date Joined Mar 2006
Total Posts : 2691
   Posted 7/3/2008 11:25 PM (GMT -7)   
CONGRATS!!! Seems like it takes forever to get there doesn't it? After tomorrow I go down to 5mg, so I'm not far behind ya! :)
~Jennifer
 
Diagnosed with Crohn's Disease 2/06 after sever GI bleed. Has been suffering since 1998. History of rectal fistula and gallbladder removal. Currently taking Prednisone: tapered to 10 mg *eek*, Asacol, Questran, Toprol XL (for high blood pressure).


Marie-Claire
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Date Joined Mar 2007
Total Posts : 900
   Posted 7/4/2008 12:08 AM (GMT -7)   
Good for you, hope you continue to feel better and that you never have to go on that dreaded pred again.
Love and prayers ,
Mary
51 yr.old retired RN,Crohn's D for last35 yrs..severe esophagitis, migraines,strictures,urethral stricture,depression,probable MS.,RLS, arthritis
 
 


ivy6
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Date Joined Sep 2005
Total Posts : 10404
   Posted 7/4/2008 1:25 AM (GMT -7)   
Woohoo! Congratulations!
Co-Moderator Crohn's Forum.


LBJ
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Date Joined May 2005
Total Posts : 511
   Posted 7/4/2008 4:59 AM (GMT -7)   
YAAHHH!!!! That's awesome!!!! I'm at 20mg so I still have a few weeks yet but hopefully not too far behind ya!!! :-)
Living with Crohn's Disease since Jan./2000 but had a few years prior
I'm a true Crohnie with IBS too
 
Meds I have tried:  Too many to list- LOL
Meds currently on:  Prednisone 20mg tapering
                           Methotrexate injections once a week 25mg
                           Folic Acid 5mg once a week
                           Wellbutrin
No Surgeries
 


Crohn's 4 ever
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Date Joined May 2008
Total Posts : 207
   Posted 7/4/2008 6:33 AM (GMT -7)   
Yeehaw, dont you just hate being on it?  I am tapering to 30mg tomorrow, the sides are not nice.  Dont care about the moon face, just want my arthritis to knock it off! Congrats!  Keep well! yeah
Tough times don't last long, tough people do!


sjkly
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Date Joined Dec 2007
Total Posts : 2113
   Posted 7/4/2008 8:16 AM (GMT -7)   
4 weeks for me.
Congratulations its a great feeling to get off of that.
Sj
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