I have crohn s I ve been getting very dizzy with head rushes without moving I m on prednisone imuran asacol (mesalamine) should I see a doctor?
Yes. Probably pred! I suspect it is the prednisone, which can cause a host of neuo-side effects. But see your doctor.
Does Crohn's affect menstruation? My period was 2 weeks late and has lasted 11 days, this is very unusual for me. I'm on imuran, asacol, (mesalamine) & prednisone.
Daughter has had the flu for a month. How do we get rid of it. On Imuran and pentasa, (mesalamine) Has crohn's.
Immunity. Her immunity is weakened because of the meds for the Crohn's...Talk to your doctor first. I suggest seeing an acupuncturist /Chinese medicine doc as soon as you can. I recently had a patient with Crohn's who was having major issues see an acupuncturist and has amazing results. There are herbs that can work with the meds and speed healing. I have consistently positive results with my patients. Read more...
I have Crohn's and have been on pentasa, (mesalamine) humira and imuran which severely increase my liver enzymes. Would remicade be less liver toxic then imuran?
Several issues! Humira and Remicade (infliximab) should not be used together. Although they work differently, there net effect is to inhibit tnf-a, a potent mediator of inflammation. Imuran is the most liekly agent to increase lfts, crohn's itself can do this. If you want off the imuran, ciprofloxin and/or metronidazone are options to combine with humira. Do you have arthritis with your crohn's? 30% do. Read more...