Has anyone tried Lotronex?

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80sChick
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   Posted 11/8/2009 5:42 AM (GMT -7)   
Hi guys,
My GI is going to prescribe Lotronex to try to control my diarrhea...he thinks now that I may have severe IBS-d in addition to my Crohn's/ UC. I was reading about Lotronex and saw that it said not to take it if you have Crohn's or colitis...I trust my dr but that makes me nervous. Does anyone have any thoughts or experience here?  Thank you so much in advance.
28 Year old Female
Diagnosed with Crohn's Colitis March 2000
Recent possible diagnosis of IBS-D
 
Tried Meds: Asacol, Remicade, 6mp, Humira, Xifaxan, Apriso, Rowasa Enemas.
 
Currently on: 40mg Prednisone, 100mg Imuran, Align, Prenatal Vitamin, Vitamin B 12 Complex, Vitamin D/Calcium, Flomax (for urinary retention). 


Nanners
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Date Joined Apr 2005
Total Posts : 14995
   Posted 11/8/2009 7:00 AM (GMT -7)   
Never heard of that medicine. Maybe you can pop over to the IBS forum and ask them about it? Good luck!
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Crohn's Disease for over 33 years. Currently on Asacol, Prilosec, Estrace, Prinivil, Diltiazem, Percoset prn for pain, Zofran, Phenergan, Probiotics, Calcium  w/Vit D, and Xanax as needed. Resections in 2002 and 2005. Also diagnosed with Fibromyalgia, Osteoarthritis, and Anxiety. Currently my Crohns is in remission, but my joints are going crazy!
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