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jojo0676
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   Posted 11/23/2007 1:09 PM (GMT -7)   
I have Crohns disease and so does my brother.  I am on remicade and his doctor wants him to take it but he doesnt want to.  He has done some internet research and has found a drug that is currently used for drug (i believe heroin) addiction but is being tested for use in Crohns.  I think I have this right, this is what my SIL told me.  Anyway, I was curious if anyone can tell me what it is or if anyone has taken it, or knows anything about it.  I can't find anything and was just curious.  TIA.
 
Mary Jo
31- diagnosed with Crohns 9/96, currently trying to conceive so I'm only taking high dose probiotics, fish oil, and vitamins

njmom
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   Posted 11/23/2007 1:21 PM (GMT -7)   
It sounds like he is looking for LDN, which means low dose naltrexone. If you look through earlier posts on this site, you will see very recent first-hand experiences with naltrexone. 
 
Also, the following link takes you to info about how to sign up for the clinical trial at Penn State:
 

jojo0676
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   Posted 11/23/2007 4:22 PM (GMT -7)   
Njmom,
Thank you for your help.

njmom
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   Posted 11/23/2007 8:20 PM (GMT -7)   
You're welcome!
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