Diahrea - Prednisone

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Date Joined Oct 2007
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   Posted 10/27/2007 2:31 AM (GMT -6)   
   I have Crohns and is currently taking 30mg/day of prednisone. Even though i don't have any pain anymore i still have diahrea. I am currently taking Asacol, Humira injections ( which sometimes are painful ),  and canasa suppositories at night before bed, but still encounter diahrea ( no relief ). What could be causing me to still have diahrea ? nono
    Any advice would be helpful ! nono

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Date Joined Aug 2004
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   Posted 10/27/2007 2:24 PM (GMT -6)   
No matter what I take, I will always have D. I don't have my gallbladder, and my D is mainly bile salt D. I take Questran powder every morning, and it helps alot. I still have some D, but way less. Good luck!
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Date Joined May 2006
Total Posts : 167
   Posted 10/27/2007 4:17 PM (GMT -6)   
It seems like you answered my question. I was going to ask, is it normal to keep having symptoms while on pred.
I'm on 35mg right now (been on pred for 4 weeks now) and still have slight stomach pain, and cramping. My D is gone for now. (I'm hoping the Monday episode was food from Sunday, it never gets like that)

How long have u been taking the pred now? Also, have you found certain foods trigger it? Like milk, eggs, etc?
I find if I eat too much pizza it does it for me, but a slice is ok with me. Best wishes :)
DX with CD May 2006 @ age 22
Tried Pentasa and Entocort, worked for a yr and a bit
Taking Prednisone 35mg, and now on Atenolol 25mg for fast heartbeat (thanks Pred!)
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