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uc tony
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   Posted 10/25/2007 5:33 PM (GMT -7)   
hey guys my doctor just prescribed xylocaine jelly for my colitis that has been flaring since june 6  o6 i have tried everthing and remicade isnt working so far 5 infusions. has any one ever used this product

Sara14
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   Posted 10/25/2007 8:49 PM (GMT -7)   
I've never heard of this. Is it administered in an enema?
23 years old
Diagnosed with UC March 2007
Current inflamation in the rectum
Asacol 4 tablets 3x/day
Rowasa (generic) - every other night
Nature's Way Primadophilus Reuteri 1/day; Chewable multivitamin; Metamucil and Fiber Choice; Viactiv (Calcium and Vit. D) for Osteopenia; ground flaxseed


potty girl
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   Posted 10/25/2007 9:54 PM (GMT -7)   
its a local anesthetic (numbing medication), I guess it would take the pain away. If you use to much it can have nasty side effects.works by blocking the nerve signals in your body. if you absorb to much it can cause uneven heartbeat,seizures,coma, or respitory failure.
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AKB
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Date Joined Mar 2006
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   Posted 10/25/2007 11:06 PM (GMT -7)   
scooterk and someone else here took it with great results... (in enema form)
Dx:

Left-sided UC, Jun 2005. Flex-sig only... clear for first 20cms, then inflamed through next 30cms.

Therapies:

Pharmaceutical: Pentasa 3G/day, hydrocort 1x every 7 days
Probiotics: Acidophilus Pearls, Primadophilus Bifidus
Naturals: Caprylic Acid, Methylated B-12, Vit ACDE, Zinc (w/copper), Selenium, Turmeric, Bromelain, Luteolin
Killer Foods: Soda, Fried Food (especially french fries!), Beer, Red Wine, Pepperoncinis


uc tony
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Date Joined Apr 2007
Total Posts : 20
   Posted 10/26/2007 7:36 AM (GMT -7)   
yes its in an enema  done nightly

hedgehog
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Date Joined Jul 2007
Total Posts : 102
   Posted 10/26/2007 1:54 PM (GMT -7)   
I finished a two month prescription for xylocaine enemas about a month ago. Before starting the xylocaine, I had bad cramps, lots of bleeding and urgency. Salofalk and entocort enemas were not working. By the end of my 2 month prescription of xylocaine I still had a bit of cramping, but no urgency or bleeding. I tried Salofalk enemas again at the end of the xylocaine prescription to maintain remission, but I started bleeding the next day. I stopped the salofalk and the bleeding stopped as well. It's been almost a month now and unfortunately I started bleeding a bit this week (too much sugar on a trip to Montreal last weekend). I started entocort nightly and it stopped the bleeding.
I hope the xylocaine works for you and that your insurance covers it. Mine won't pay for it - my 2 month supply cost about $700.

How long is your prescription for?

Keep us posted on how you do with the treatment.

Tara
-female - 32 -diagnosed June 2006
-last 25cm of colon affected
-Salofalk enemas stopped working
-Budesonide enemas stopped working
-xylocaine enemas - now in remission I think!! 
-Asacol 2 800mg pills 2x/day
-trying to eat less sugar and carbs

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