Low-Dose Naltrexone in Canada

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ryan_jordan
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Date Joined Jan 2009
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   Posted 1/24/2009 5:15 PM (GMT -7)   
Hello,
I have been diagnosed with Crohn's and I'm currently living in British Columbia, Canada. I want to try Low-Dose Naltrexone (LDN) but I'm not sure if it's possible to get a prescription for the drug for Crohn's here in Canada.
Has anyone else here gotten a prescription for this drug for Crohn's in Canada? Any comments on this would be much appreciated.
Thanks,
Ryan

73monte
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Date Joined Mar 2007
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   Posted 1/24/2009 7:49 PM (GMT -7)   
As far as I know, LDN, hasn't been approved for use in the treatment of Crohn's in Canada. I believe the drug is prescribed for what's it's intended use is. I'm not sure if a GI would prescribe it though. 
My daughter was diagnosed Feb. 19/07, (13 yrs. old at time of diagnosis), with Crohn's of the Terminal Illium. Initially, 9 weeks of Prednisone, currently taking 2000mgs of Pentasa.

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