to those who had a bad reaction to imuran

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megamax
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   Posted 9/20/2007 2:22 PM (GMT -7)   
I am just wondering if any of you had a bad reaction to the Imuran and if so, what was it and after how many days,week did your reaction started.
 
 
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jackie


Megamax
 
 
35 yrs female, dx with crohn's on july 13th 07 increasing my  entocort 9mg . starting imuran 250 mg  pariet ,dx with depression in 2002 ,effexor tappering off, welbutrin,resperidal and lemotrogine.
 
 

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hpd
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   Posted 9/20/2007 6:15 PM (GMT -7)   
I had a bad reaction to Imuran a little over a year ago.  It started a week or so after I started taking it, and crept in as flu-like symptoms.  It continued with hot and cold flashes, body aches, uncontrollable shaking, and a nasty headache... I wisened up and figured out it may be from the Imuran.  I called my Dr and he told me to stop taking it immediately.  The symptoms stopped by the next morning.
 
Hope that helps!

age 31, female, dx 2004
No surgeries (yay!)
methotrexate


chico41
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   Posted 9/20/2007 7:45 PM (GMT -7)   
I too had a bad reaction with the immuran, about 3-5 yrs ago.  If i remember right, i felt like i had the flu.  But i do remember, if i could have shot myself i would have.  that is how bad i felt. 

awatt
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   Posted 9/22/2007 12:33 PM (GMT -7)   
I developed pancreatitis about 6 weeks after starting Immuran.  I had abdominal pain in the mid-abdomen. It hurt to breathe or any movement of my abdominal wall. Fortunately my doctor checked my enzymes right away, realized it was early pancreatitis, and I felt better several days after. But it was a bummer not to be able to take Immuran.
 
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