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Beth75
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Date Joined Jul 2007
Total Posts : 2148
   Posted 1/14/2009 11:01 AM (GMT -6)   
Just noticed your status is remisson.  YAY!  That is wonderful news!  I am so glad the remicade worked for you! 
Beth, 33 ~ hoping to taper pred successfully, wish me luck!
Major Flare Sept/Oct 07.  Flare May 08 (from aspirin?).
UC dx'd 03/00 Proctosigmoiditis; Pancolitis since 09/07
Can't take anything b/c I am on Cellcept for my kidneys (can possibly help UC) Calcium and Vit D 500mg 3xday, Multi Vit, Folic Acid 400mg 2xday, Prilosec, Probiotics.
Minimal Change Disease (Kidney Disorder) dx'd 09/07. Close to remission since 9/08.
Cellcept 1000mg 2xday, Prednisone 10mg 1xday, Lipitor 20mg 1xday, Diovan 160mg 2xday. Tekturna 300mg 1xday, Fosomax 70mg 1xweek. MCD may be from hypersensitivty to 5ASA drugs (sulfasalazine, asacol).  Do you have edema? If so, check your blood protien level!
 


dakotagirl
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Date Joined Apr 2006
Total Posts : 3402
   Posted 1/14/2009 12:24 PM (GMT -6)   
Thank you.

I'm not sure that it's just one thing that has put me in remission. I also started the Effexor again at the end of October.

But doc thinks I'm doing well enough - we decreased my Imuran from 100mg to 50mg. So I'm happy! I don't have to go back for THREE months :)
Pan-colitis and GERD diagnosed May 2003
Osteopenia (hip and spine) diagnosed Feb 2006
Status:  Remission
Asacol 12 per day,  Azathioprine 50mg, Aciphex, Forvia, and a probiotic
Remicade: 1st infusion 06/17/08:  Next infusion: 2/3/09
Last Prednisone dose:  7/15/08
 
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