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Mac_Gyver
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Date Joined Aug 2007
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   Posted 8/22/2007 11:10 AM (GMT -6)   
Okay so I was started on ored by my GI after my small bowel results came back on the 10th. I was to be at 40mg for a week then 20 for a week then 10 for a week the 5mg for a month. Saturday the 18th I started at 20mg. The week I was at 40mg I felt better now tha Ive been at 20mg Im getting what can be only describe as constipation or gas pains/cramps in my small intestine area. Would going form 40 to 20 make that big of a difference? I have a call in to my GI to see what he thinks but I want to go back to the 40 for a bit and maybe taper off slower. I dont know. Any help or suggestions?
Symptoms Of Crohn's June of '06 (21 years old 285lbs). Colonoscopy in Jan '07 no sign of Crohn's. Surgery for a Fistula in April '07, diagnosed suggestive Crohn's in May '07. August '07 small bowel follow through, diagnosed with Crohn's (22 years old 165lbs). Starting HUMIRA 9/10/2007.


gachrons
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Date Joined Mar 2007
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   Posted 8/22/2007 2:16 PM (GMT -6)   
Hi Final I find 40 was great for me and I did go very slow tapering if it isn't working tapering fast slower sure would help I would think maybe see your GI or call the office and ask if you could stay on 40 longer. Best Wishes to you and hope you get better relief.lol gail

Mac_Gyver
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Date Joined Aug 2007
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   Posted 8/22/2007 2:56 PM (GMT -6)   
I just got off the phone with my GI he told me to up it to 30 from te 20 I droped down to and see if it helps.
Symptoms Of Crohn's June of '06 (21 years old 285lbs). Colonoscopy in Jan '07 no sign of Crohn's. Surgery for a Fistula in April '07, diagnosed suggestive Crohn's in May '07. August '07 small bowel follow through, diagnosed with Crohn's (22 years old 165lbs). Starting HUMIRA 9/10/2007.

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