Next scope appointment

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Date Joined Nov 2009
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   Posted 12/2/2009 4:07 PM (GMT -6)   
I guess when my doctor said he was doing another scope/dilation ASAP he really meant it.  The hospital just phoned to say they want me to come in on December 9th for the colonoscopy/dialation under xray.  Once he does the scope he will then make the decision as to what new medication he is going to put me on, all I know is it will be a biological.
51 year old woman, married 30 years.  27 yr old son married to a wonderful woman.  7 year old grandson with new baby due the end of June!  24 yr old daughter living with her fantastic boyfriend.
Diagnosed with Crohn's in 1990 following resection surgery.  Put on no meds on discharge.
5 years ago put on salofalk.  Early 2009 taken off salofalk put on entocort 3 tab/day, mezavant 2 tabs/2 x's day, methotrexate inj once a week.  Folic, Vit D, calcium, vit c, multi vit, tylenol arthritis.
Will be taken off methotrexate after next dialation (scheduled for asap) and put on IV drugs, just not sure which one yet.

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Date Joined Apr 2005
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   Posted 12/2/2009 4:13 PM (GMT -6)   
Sending good wishes your way! Hope they get you feeling better soon.

Gail*Nanners* Co-Moderator for Crohns Disease and Anxiety/Panic Forum
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!
It's scary when you start making the same noises As your coffee maker.
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Date Joined Dec 2008
Total Posts : 947
   Posted 12/2/2009 6:59 PM (GMT -6)   
I wish you the best! I go for my colonoscopy on Dec. 16 to see whats been happening since my Feb. surgery and what future meds i need to be on. I used to be afraid of the biologics but after joining this forum and reading others stories. I'm no longer afraid.
You'll be fine!!
Diagnosed with Crohns in 2001
First and hopefully last Ileocecectomy 2/18/2009

Medications: Asacol, Precription Folic Acid, Multivitamin, 1000mg Calcium, Vitamin D, Probiotics, Pepcid Complete, Questran,  Monthly B-12 injections.

Living a Great life with my Wife and my two Chocolate Labs
Hunter & Hailey.
I love them dearly.

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