joint pain/ anyone try minocyclene

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   Posted 10/9/2007 3:31 PM (GMT -6)   
Hi.  My biggest complaint is tendon pain.  My stomach has been OK.  I've been taking Humira for 6 months with little improvement.  Doc wants to add methotrexate but I refused.  Now he wants to try the antibiotic minocyclene.  Has anyone tried this for joint pain associated with crohns?

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Date Joined Aug 2006
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   Posted 10/9/2007 6:09 PM (GMT -6)   
not for joint pain but for the severe acne i got from taking pred.
38 yrs old male. dx with cd of ileum June 2006.
3 feet of large intestine and 1 1/2 feet of small intestine removed because of complications from diverticulitis (fall '03) i.e. hartman's surgery(starting to wonder if i was misdiagonized and was actually CD)
med. : 100mg imuran ,remicade Dec.06 every 6 weeks
 arthritis in fingers and knees

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   Posted 10/9/2007 8:26 PM (GMT -6)   
No, this is the first I've heard of it for this. I'm always on the lookout for joint pain remedies!

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