side effects of 6mp ( Mercapturine ) on children ?

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   Posted 1/2/2009 8:14 AM (GMT -7)   
 Has anyone ( child or adult ) been on 6mp ( mercapturine ) for long amount of time , and have / had any serious side effects ?. ( for mild crohns)

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   Posted 1/2/2009 10:13 AM (GMT -7)   
The only side effect I had was acute pancreatitis. So if your child starts complaining of high gastric pain, and lots of nausea
after eating, I would get her doc to run some tests, especially her triglyceride levels....

There was a mom on here sometime ago, her little 3 year old had developed pancreatitis after taking 6mp. I'm not trying to
alarm you, there are lots of people who take this drug with no side effects at all, but I think you need to be aware, good luck..

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Fibromyalgia and recently diagnosed with chronic pancreatitis and lupus.
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