Share Facebook
Crohn's Disease Forum » Treatment » Imuran/Azathioprine/6-MP » When does fatigue recede, if ever from IMURAN?


11-20-2014, 01:22 PM   #1
fewdalord
 
fewdalord's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2014
Location: North Carolina

My Support Groups:
When does fatigue recede, if ever from IMURAN?

I just started 150 mg each day. Feel horribly fatigued. I expected this because I've taken it before but can't remember when it recedes. My vague recollection is that it goes away to some extent but back when I took it I was taking wellbutrin which is very energizing so I'm not sure if the fatigue ever went away. Your thoughts? BTW I take it at bedtime.
Kenneth
11-22-2014, 08:00 PM   #2
DJW
Forum Monitor
 
DJW's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2013
Location: Ontario

My Support Groups:
Sorry I missed your post.

From my recollection it took quite awhile. I started taking it before bed because it made me so tired.
__________________
Crohn's Disease
DX 1978 (12 yrs old)
Ileostomy at 19

Visit Crohn's and Colitis Canada:
http://www.crohnsandcolitis.ca/site/...tis_Canada.htm

Living in Ontario with no drug benefits?

Trillium Drug Program:
http://www.health.gov.on.ca/en/publi..._trillium.aspx

Dave
11-23-2014, 09:31 AM   #3
nogutsnoglory
Moderator
 
nogutsnoglory's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: New York

My Support Groups:
I was on 6mp and was always weak and sick. Everyone is different. It may take time to adjust or maybe lowering the dose will help.
12-03-2014, 04:57 PM   #4
Roxymusic
 
Roxymusic's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2011
Location: Bloomington, Indiana

My Support Groups:
I agree with nogutsnoglory. Currently being on Remicade (last infusion Dec 1), Imuran and Prednisone - and Cymbalta and Lyrica to counteract the stupid neurapathy, one minute I have boundless energy, the next I'm more than half passed out on my desk.

Everyone reacts to things differently, and then you start combining all this stuff and who knows......
__________________
DX Crohn's 1971
Crohn's Surgeries 1971, 1974, 1984x2, 1993, 2007,2016
11 Kidney Stones from 1996 due to resections
All the standard drugs/advice from the 70's 80's 90s
Now: Lyrica & Cymbalta (Neuropathy)
Fish Oil, B12 injection monthly
Dec 21 2011 started Remicade
February 2012 off of Pentase!
Nov 2014 Back on Imuran
Jan 2015 off Remicade
Mar 2015 on Humira
June 2016 on cimzia
Dx short Bowel July 2017
12-05-2014, 11:20 PM   #5
CrohnsLifer
 
CrohnsLifer's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2014
Location: Mississauga, Ontario
I'm on 250 mg of Azathioprine daily and I sleep the night and half the day away, the consolation is that it's not a steroid.

The other thing I've noticed that is rarely mentioned is that I'm constantly jittery and out of sorts mentally.
12-10-2014, 04:24 PM   #6
theOcean
Moderator
 
theOcean's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2014
Location: Toronto, ON, Canada

My Support Groups:
Imuran only left me with fatigue/brainfog for the first week or so. After that it seemed to clear up. 6mp I had no side-effects with.
__________________
Diagnosis: Fistulizing Crohn's, 2011 (originally Dx as Ulcerative Pancolitis)
Past Medication: Pentasa, Remicade, Prednisone, Imuran
Current Medication: Humira (biweekly), 100mg 6mp
Unrelated Medication: 36mg Concerta, 75mg Pregabalin
Currently: In remission!
Reply

Crohn's Disease Forum » Treatment » Imuran/Azathioprine/6-MP » When does fatigue recede, if ever from IMURAN?
Thread Tools


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 12:40 AM.
Copyright 2006-2017 Crohnsforum.com