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crohnielass
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   Posted 2/17/2010 10:11 AM (GMT -7)   
Hi, when you take your anxiety meds do you take every day or just when you feel a bit of anxiety coming on? thanks Bev x wink
Diagnosed with crohns at 13 now 43
Reversal of temp stoma Postponed till ???????
Meds: Iron syrup,Loperimide,Folic acid & Citalopram 60mg (for Anxiety.)


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Nanners
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   Posted 2/17/2010 11:00 AM (GMT -7)   
I take them at the first hint of my anxiety ramping up.  I use them about 1-3 times a month.  Sometimes more:)
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Crohn's Disease for over 34 years. Currently on Asacol, Prilosec, Estrace, Prinivil, Diltiazem, Percoset prn for pain, Zofran, Phenergan, Probiotics, Calcium, Vit D, and Xanax prn. Resections in 2002 & 2005. Also diagnosed w/ Fibromyalgia, Osteoarthritis, & Anxiety. Currently my Crohns is in remission, but my joints are going crazy!
*Every tomorrow has two handles.  We can take hold of it by the handle of anxiety, or by the handle of faith"*

crohnielass
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   Posted 2/18/2010 6:43 AM (GMT -7)   
Thanks, I'm thinking of doing this as an when rather than taking it every day. Thanks again Bev x
Diagnosed with crohns at 13 now 43
Reversal of temp stoma Postponed till ???????
Meds: Iron syrup,Loperimide,Folic acid & Citalopram 60mg (for Anxiety.)


" I may not be there yet, but I'm closer than I was yesterday."


Nanners
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Total Posts : 14995
   Posted 2/18/2010 7:29 AM (GMT -7)   
If you want to change them to as needed, make sure you have not become dependent on them. You might need your doctor to help you figure out a weaning schedule for you. Good luck!
Gail*Nanners* Co-Moderator for Crohns Disease & Anxiety/Panic
Crohn's Disease for over 34 years. Currently on Asacol, Prilosec, Estrace, Prinivil, Diltiazem, Percoset prn for pain, Zofran, Phenergan, Probiotics, Calcium, Vit D, and Xanax prn. Resections in 2002 & 2005. Also diagnosed w/ Fibromyalgia, Osteoarthritis, & Anxiety. Currently my Crohns is in remission, but my joints are going crazy!
*Every tomorrow has two handles.  We can take hold of it by the handle of anxiety, or by the handle of faith"*
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