More than just Fatigue

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Date Joined Sep 2007
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   Posted 10/26/2007 9:00 PM (GMT -7)   
I am flaring, my meds are Colazal, Canasa, and just added Entocort yesterday. 
I literally slept ALL day today.  I woke up several times to go to the restroom, and a few times for a drink of water or some yogurt, tried to read for a few minutes, then boom - lights out.  I couldn't stay awake.  I have been up since 7 PM, now it's almost midnight.  I feel tired and I'm heading to bed again.
Is this the disease, the meds, or what??  I feel pretty crummy, but I don't think I have a fever.  Should I be doing something different?

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Date Joined May 2006
Total Posts : 167
   Posted 10/26/2007 11:27 PM (GMT -7)   
It's hard to say if the meds are doing it, I would diff get blood work done if it wasn't yet.
It could be iron is low, potassium is low, who knows.  Always best to get it looked it.

Drink lots of water, and eat light if your getting the D (Toast, Bananas, Apple Sauce, Plain Rice, liquids)
If it's really that bad take some imodium as it will ease the D if your getting that, if it last more than 3 days ask a doc if its ok to take it.

Best of luck! :)
DX with CD May 2006 @ age 22
Tried Pentasa and Entocort, worked for a yr and a bit
Now on prednisone 37.5mg and having some side effects, "..time goes by so slowly..."
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Date Joined Mar 2007
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   Posted 10/27/2007 7:47 AM (GMT -7)   
Hi Somtimes I"ll crash for 3 or 4 hours if I have had a upset or things aren't going too well. See how you are doing for the next few days .Try to keep some liquids in and I ditto the bloodwork .lol gail

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Date Joined May 2006
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   Posted 10/27/2007 8:10 AM (GMT -7)   
Hi Vic I would also get the Dr to check yuor B-12. When my B-12 gets low it is hard to even get out of bed I am so tired
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