Root Canal and etnocort

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   Posted 8/2/2008 6:40 AM (GMT -6)   
Has anyone had root canals while on entocort?  Wondering if it makes you more susceptible to infection?  My teeth are awful!!! Not looking forward to this!!!

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   Posted 8/2/2008 11:19 AM (GMT -6)   
I have and didn't have any problems
55yrold female.dx.ibs in 1981,cd in 1987,multipl surg.on 6mpand entocort.

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   Posted 8/2/2008 11:46 AM (GMT -6)   

(((hugs))) on having to have a root canal. I have had 2 root canals and have been on either pred or entocort and I didn't have any problems. I would make sure your dentist is aware of all the meds you are taking, and work together on this.

Best of Luck,

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   Posted 8/2/2008 9:31 PM (GMT -6)   
The prescribing info provided with Entocort says to increase the med and let your doc know.

I wouldn't be comfortable changing my dose. I would let the GI decide how to handle it.


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