some crohns meds (from mayo clinic guide online)

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   Posted 7/21/2010 8:04 AM (GMT -7)   
Anti-inflammatory drugs 
       Sulfasalazine (Azulfidine)
       Mesalamine (Asacol, Rowasa)
Immune system suppressors 
        Azathioprine (Imuran) and mercaptopurine                   (Purinethol)
        Infliximab (Remicade)
        Adalimumab (Humira)
        Certolizumab pegol (Cimzia)
        Methotrexate (Rheumatrex)
        Cyclosporine (Gengraf, Neoral, Sandimmune)
        Natalizumab (Tysabri)
This is just fyi for the newbies, and is in no way meant to represent the order in which meds are used.
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   Posted 7/21/2010 12:23 PM (GMT -7)   
This is great.. sadly some links seem to be gone.. possibly the age of posts? I was actually looking for methotrexate posts..but how wonderful to have all of the med info in one place. Thank you !!!
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Diagnosed with gluten intolerance April 2009

Diagnosed with Crohn's March 2010- Mayo Confirmed May 2010
Back on Prednisone, Colestipol.Nexium, Propranolol, Vivelle patch
No longer on Imuran due to pancreatitis
Have taken Entocort, Bentyl, Flagyl, Lomidil, Pentasa
Have had myriad of health problems attributed to many different things over the past ten years. Our family has a history of Crohn's, Ulcerative Colitis and Bowel Cancer.

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   Posted 7/21/2010 4:17 PM (GMT -7)   
Yeah, some of the threads disappeared during the great server crash a few months (or last year??) ago. And the formatting is horrible.

I'm working on building a new meds thread, but don't have time to do much work on it just now.
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