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   Posted 7/15/2008 10:48 AM (GMT -7)   
I "passed" my MCAT despite taking it in the middle of a major flare and only being able to think about "passing" more than the test while I was taking it! Woohoo!

OK. I'm breathing again.

21 yrs old, diagnosed severe ulcerative pancolitis 2 Mar 2007
Hospitalized 27 Apr-5 May 2007; 16 Jun-22 Jun 2008
Asacol (mesalamine) 400 mg x 12 daily
Remicade <--first infusion on 3 May 2007
Imuran (azathioprine) 50 mg x 4 daily
Iron, Vit C, Vit D, Zinc, and seemingly always on Flagyl
Eating fruits and vegetables like there is no tomorrow...

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   Posted 7/15/2008 11:02 AM (GMT -7)   
Congrats! Where are you headed for school?

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   Posted 7/15/2008 11:07 AM (GMT -7)   
Congratulations! Are you going to be applying to med school?
Female, Age 19, Dx w/ UC August 2007
9 Asacol, Rowasa1000 mg Canasa, Proctofoam, Rifaximin 2/day
Digestive Advantage (Crohn's & Colitis), 1 Florastor, 50 mg 6MP,1 Primadophilus reuteri, Remicade (2nd infusion 06/26/08), 2.4 g Lialda
*exploring the option of surgery

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   Posted 7/15/2008 11:45 AM (GMT -7)   
Great to hear! :)
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Date Joined Jun 2008
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   Posted 7/15/2008 12:55 PM (GMT -7)   
Congratulations!!!!! I heard they aren't the easiest things to pass.
~ Mom of Nathaniel aka "Peanut" 18m (6/08)~ Married ~ 36
"The List "
- UC dx 8/2000 - Culturelle 1x day Prenatal Vitamin (Currently not flaring but not what I would call in remission either.)
- CKD Stage 3 (Chronic Kidney Disease) - Lisinopril 7.5mg - Still have 27% function!
- Anemic - Ferolicit IV on hold (6 weeks free of IV, check in August)
- Allergies - Zyrtec 10mg 

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Date Joined Jun 2008
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   Posted 7/15/2008 1:01 PM (GMT -7)   

This is really great, James.  Congratulations!


Female, 58, dx mild/moderate ulcerative colitis (left sided) 11/07
asacol 3 3x a day
child's centrum
omeprazole 2x a day
oxazepam (anti anxiety) when needed

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   Posted 7/15/2008 2:02 PM (GMT -7)   
Always good to hear news like that
Diagnosed July 2005 with Pancolitis
Asacol 4 tabs 3 times daily
Diosmin(for leg and vein support)

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   Posted 7/15/2008 6:18 PM (GMT -7)   
That's awesome! What is an MCAT? lol......I'm glad you passed it!
Lori (Bellski)-age 43 from Illinois
Diagnosed February 2008 with Ulcerative Proctitis,
Currently: mild symptoms / flare ?
Medications:  Asacol 400mg X 6, Canasa X 2 
Vitamins:  Calcium 600 + D X 2, Centrum, Citrucel caplets, Probiotics
High fiber diet
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