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Susiebuddy
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Date Joined Feb 2005
Total Posts : 1373
   Posted 3/25/2008 8:02 AM (GMT -7)   
Hi Jan,
 
  Thanks for the tip about the anxiety meds... Wellbutrin? I'll have to mention that to my dr because I can't get this 30 pounds off for anything~!  I buy and sell hay now and buck sometimes up to 100 bales a day, (each bale weighs about 110 lbs...) and nothing is coming off!!!   Im not seriously overweight, but at 5'8" I should weigh about 145 lbs for my age and I weigh almost 180!!! I have never been this heavy and I just can't get it off. I'll definately mention this at my next appt. I wish I would have known how hard it is to get off these meds.. I would NEVER EVER EVER EVER started taking them in the first place!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!  Thanks again for the tip!
Diagnosed with U/C January 31st, 2004, IBS on July 21st, 2006 
 
In Remission since December 11th, 07, with no U/C meds at this time! But, I do take:
         Bentyl 10mg. As needed - Nexium 40mg. 
         Xanax .5mg as needed - Effexor 37.5mg. - Culturelle 1x a day
 
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braillegirl
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Date Joined Jan 2008
Total Posts : 66
   Posted 3/25/2008 8:32 AM (GMT -7)   
Your welcome. good luck. I am sure with your Drs. help you can get off them. Paxil is one of the worst to get off of. I had such a rough time without my drs help. Head zaps, mood swings, the works. It was bad! BUT with drs help and welbutrin I did ok. Welbutrin is not as effective for me as paxil...but I will NEVER go back to paxil. The weight gain is just not worth it.
good luck keep me posted
 DX: 1993: sulfasalazine; 1998: Pancolitis UC. asacal 2 2X daily, cortifoam,; 2003: Protitis UC severe flare. asaca 2 2X daily, canasa, cortifoam, cortenema
2008: Proctosigmoiditis severe flare. asacal 3 2X daily, canasa/discontinued while on pred, cortifoam/discontinued, Prednisone 40 mg to be tapered each week
Back on Prednisone 30 mg for 2 weeks then taper to 20 mg then we'll see. Back on Canasa at night.

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