Dosage of your LDN?

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   Posted 6/15/2009 9:17 AM (GMT -6)   
I have been on 3.5 of LDN for months now, self prescribing myself through the help of the LDN yahoo group. THere are not alot of Crohn's patients on there though so I am turning to HW and seeing what your dosage is? Reason I am asking is b/c I finally found a dr who is for LDN and she prescribes all her patients 5.0! All I ever read is to not go over 4.5 but she declares this is the correct dose Crohn's patients should be on.
Age: 26 Female
Diagnosed at 6 with Crohn's
Bal-resection in 98'
been on steroids, anti-biotics, Asacol, Pentasa, Immuran, Remicade, Humira...
Humira 12/14/08 and stopped after 3rd dose
Began LDN Feb 08

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Date Joined Feb 2009
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   Posted 6/15/2009 5:12 PM (GMT -6)   
i was on 4.5, so that sounds right. I wonder why she feels 5mg is correct? Does she give any reason?
I am a pre-30yr. old who has been diagnosed with Crohn's for 14 years.  Symptoms change from cramping and weight loss to severe anemia with fatigue and diarrhea. 
100mg mecaptopurine, 20mg Prednisone, 500mg Metronidazole 3x daily, Darvocet for dessert.

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