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NostraHistoria
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   Posted 3/9/2009 7:34 AM (GMT -6)   
I was prescribed Pentasa enemas recently, and I was not told how long I was to use them. Can anyone share their experience with them? Did you use them for 6 weeks? I think I read 6 weeks is the amount on the Rowasa site.
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   Posted 3/9/2009 8:24 AM (GMT -6)   
Not sure about pentasa, but for the rowasa and others its pretty much just like maintenence meds.
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