Currently 3 x per day 1000mgs Pentasa, Entocort (3mgs), Prilosec, multi vitamin, biotin, Lortab, Librax (for spasms) & VSL#3 (for probiotics) or activia yogurt.
Preparing to start Remicade because I am steroid dependent now.
I just finish going through what you are going through. It went for 8 months. I was on remicade. Doc say it was remicade induced RA. The pain was horrible. Like you couldn't take anything for it due to the CD. So I suffered. I came to realized all lot of crohn's patient get antibodies from remicade and humira. So usualy the doc is to put you on another med to help with the anitbodies (my doc didn't.. I did all the research, and then told her, then she decided to put me back on Imuran and switch to humira) It works. I'm not crippled anymore.
I was recently in the hospital so for 4 days didn't take imuran, the RA came all back went back crippled. so went back took my imuran last 2 days the ra is gone. not crippled anymore.
This all started with the preds (been on 8 different times, but the last time in Oct 08 like you it all got allot worse, remicade helped for awhile)
I suggest you talk to your doctor about MTX, Imuran. These 2 meds that I know of help prevent antibodies.
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