new to Chrohns and pain meds

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   Posted 1/31/2009 7:23 PM (GMT -7)   
i have been diagnosed with ibd Chrons and autoimmune disorder and i have had withdrawals from pain meds in the past and have been on a really bad down cycle 4 months of bleed rectal prolaps and cramps my GI doc thought i was constipated LOL i wish and thanks to an over active colorectal dr cut my sphincter muscle i have been on and off pain meds last 4 months, and still no autoimmune meds just levacin and perc or tram. had rash with tram toungue swelled up now on perc for 4 days now. and what do you know!!!! feel so much better now and really dont want to take percs cant take tramadol due to the rash :) so i want to stop pain meds. how do i do this? cold turkey? or taper i dont have many pills to do it with but will not go through withdrawls makes bowel rebound can anyone help>?

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   Posted 2/2/2009 10:52 AM (GMT -7)   
Hallarious woman over 50 ,CD ,IBS 27 years--resection,fistula's,obstructions,hemmies,and still gail

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   Posted 2/2/2009 10:56 AM (GMT -7)   
I don't think after only 4 days you should have a problem with withdrawals. I would just slowly cut down until you are off. i.e. If you are taking 3 a day, take 2 for a couple days, then 1 for a couple days. I think you should be fine. Good luck!
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   Posted 2/2/2009 11:14 AM (GMT -7)   
day 3 almost without and it is starting again, diareah started and felt like a pole was poking from my front rib cage to my lower back . diet varied a little but looking at my bottle and praying i feel that i should just go ahead and take a half but i fell like it is poison how much hyocyamine can i take i take 2 .125 4 times a day but now vomiting is right there. hyo makes me dizzy gapa all day now not just before bed adn seems to help but i feel my abdomin and it is really hurting HMmmm thanks for your support but pray for me as i do you
Jam 5:16 Confess [your] faults one to another, and pray one for another, that ye may be healed. The effectual fervent prayer of a righteous man availeth much.
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