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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
Don't do it: Alcohol will significantly increase the risk of GI toxicity from this med and also increase the risk of liver toxicity.

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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sergio Vaisman
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Drug interactions: Alcohol is a drug. In small amounts it has a sedative effect and can raise the level of HDL ( good cholesterol)....Larger doses and chronic use has t ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neil Liebowitz
38 years experience in Psychiatry
Yes: Alcohol depletes serotonin making Celexa (citalopram) not work. Alcohol causes diahrea and irritates your bowel (you apparently have inflamatory bowel ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
41 years experience in Colon and Rectal Surgery
Proctitis: Which is an inflammation of the rectum seen in Ulcerative proctitis or crohn's proctitis or non specific proctitis/radiation proctitis. Sometimes they ... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jack Hinkle
Specializes in Family Medicine
Yes but-: It is not indicated for Crohns (it is for ulcerative colitis) but I have had results with it.
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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Felizardo Belga
62 years experience in General Practice
Weight risks: Any steroids either parenteral or oral has its risks/side effects especially in the long run. Affects a lot of organ systems. So your md who is taki ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
34 years experience in Gastroenterology
Entyvio Vs. Mesalamine : Entyvio and mesalamine are different types of medications. They can be used separately or together. The goal of Biologics such as Entyvio is to induce ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Inflammation: Pentasa (mesalamine) can decrease inflammation when used to treat conditions like proctitis & ulcerative colitis.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. You Sung Sang
30 years experience in Gastroenterology
IBD: Inflammatory bowel diseases such as ulcerative colitis & Crohn's disease. Pentasa (mesalamine) is a type of antiiflammatory agent and Imuran is an ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allyson Pizzo-Berkey
28 years experience in Pediatrics
Child eating somethi: Always call poison control to clarify the item ingested. The poison control number is usually an 800 no. And can be found in the front of your phone b ... Read More
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