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04-09-2012, 01:54 PM   #1
Join Date: Jan 2012
Location: Buffalo, New York
Called today about entocort not helping

Called today and talked to the nurse, who in turned talked to the physicians assistant. I've had one bm on entocort that was a little more formed, but it was days ago and it seems to be a fluke. I'm to wean off the entocort over the next two weeks and start lialda today. I don't know what strengths it comes in but she did say it would be four a day. I'm still having the stomach pain, especially after eating, and I'm hoping that gets better. Off to the treatment boards to see what I can learn about my new medicine!
Stomach problems since 1994
GP's through the years dismissed my symptoms
First GI appt. 2010
Dr decided nothing was wrong
New GI found 2012
After blood tests, stool tests, endoscopy, and colonoscopy new GI dx's microscopic colitis 03/23/12
Diagnosis changed from microscopic colitis to colitis 05/03/12

current medications:
b12 injections
vitamin b supplement
vitamin d supplement
04-10-2012, 12:23 PM   #2
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Sorry the entocort didn't help. I was on it about 2 months ago, and that time it wasn't helping, either, so my GI put me on predisone. It has helped a lot, but at the cost of predisone side effects. I hope the Lialda helps.
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