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My experience of side effects on Wysolone

My younger brother aged 35 years had a problem of double vision in left eye due to nerve damage and as per doctor advise, he used wysolone tablets 120mg per day along with other medicines for 45 days. The doctor did not told us the side effect of wysolone and precautions which we have to take while using wysolone. We don't know that wysolone is a steroid. Due to this drug, my brother got side effects such as round face, double chin, rashes on all over body and heavy hungry. His eye problem is reduced in these 45 days. after 45 days, the doctor reduced wysolone drug by 80mg, 60mg,40mg like that per day. After 3days, he got problems of loose motions and vomtings and he became very weak. I took him to hospital. Doctors told that he is suffering with lack of immunity power due to steroi...

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Pentasa for Crohn's

Can you take Pentasa for Crohn's? ## Yes, Pentasa (Mesalamine) is a medication used to treat inflammatory bowel disease, including ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease. It is generally used for mildly to moderately severe disease.

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NUSAM 400 Mg tablet

I have got fatty and enlarged liver. I was alcoholic since last 10 years. My daily consumption was 6 to 7 pegs. I have stopped taking alcohol since last 2 years. Recently due to some other problem I am under the treatment of a famous gastroenterologist in Kolkata. He has prescribed me NUSAM 400 Mg 1 tab thrice daily along with other medicines (tab Razo 20 mg, Pentasa 500 mg etc.). Now I want to know the following: 1) How long I have to take NUSAM 400? 2) Is there any side effect of NUSAM 400? Is there any alternative cheaper medicine equivalent to Nusam 400? ## Hello Birendra, Based on my research, NUSAM 400 is a nutritional supplement that contains the active ingredient S-Adenosyl methionine (ademetionine, AdoMet, SAM, SAMe, SAM-e). In the United States and Canada, SAM is sold as a nut...

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ulcerative colitis in colon

I am being given pentasa 500mg.. 6 each day, rejunex.. 1daily, velgaut.. 1daily for ulcerative colitis in my colon. Is it ok? I am not finding desirable relief. What may be the duration of treatment? ## Started with Amebia for over 6 years, which turned in to ULCERATIVE COLITIS IN COLON FOR OVER THREE YEARS, Whereafter lot of mucus started coming out with stool or with passing of gas. Colonoscopy has revealed healing Fibrosis in canal . As per Gastroenteritis's prescription, I took Pentasa 500mg and Budez CR for 18 months. Now again, Dr has advised for Pentasa 500 mg (6nos a day) & Rejunex for next two months. He has advised that the treatment shall continue for long. Now, I wish to ascertain, whether treatment is on right path, whether this may have some side effects on kidney ...

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Will PENTASA (mesalamine) contradict diabetes medications

I am taking PENTASA (mesalamine) 500 mg tablets daily (6 tabs daily) and I also use azoran 5 mg two tabs daily. Will it stop working if I start developing symptoms related to Diabetes. I already had surgery for crohns disease, and had side effect called entero cutaneous fistula. I do feel hungry a lot. But sometimes I feel like palpitating with hunger for few minutes. Is it indicating that i have increased sugar levels. Will being diabetic effect absorption process of intestine and allow disease controlled by azoran to grow.

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Does Anyone Give Discounts On Pentasa Im To Take 4 500 Miligrams A Day I Can Only Afford 2 Aday

HOW TO GET DISCOUNT ON PENTASA IM TO TAKE 4-500 MILIGRAMS A DAY I CAN ONLY AFFORD TO BUY ENOUGH TO TAKE 2 ADAY I TAKE IT FOR CHRONES ## Hi Sherry, Based on my research, it looks like Shire Pharma offers patient assistance programs for Pentasa (Mesalamine). You can read more about their program here: shire.com/shireplc/en/contactus/patientassistance I also believe there are certain Rx drug discount cards available online that you can print out and use at the time you fill your script. Often times people can save up to 75% off their prescription. This may just be another option if their patient assistance program doesn't work out for you. I hope this info helps! ## I have four big bottles of pentasa. Sealed and expire 2015. I quit taking it. You interested? ## I am

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positives on drug tests

hey i was wondering if someone can shed some light on me failing a drugs test today the only meds i take daily are Mesalazine/ pentasa suppositories and slow release granule sachets, i aint not narcotics users i work in private security , my sample has been sent for further testing and I'm exploring all avenues anyone with sound knowledge on this matter if you could help that would be greatly appreciated, regards D

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pain after few months

so i have a mild form of crohns started with just diarrhea and abdominal discomfort on right side. i started taking pentasa 2 pills 4 times a day for the first few months in january and it was working great bowel movements were normal and pain went away. since may i started having the abdominal discomfort on and off. don't know if i should change my medicine or what ## Have you consulted your doctor? They are really the one person qualified to help you discover if a medication adjustment, or different medication would be necessary. In addition, are you also watching your diet? It is a necessity for someone with Crohn's, because they medications can't possibly keep everything under control if you just eat whatever you like.

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blue and blue green capsule drug name

i found a capsule half being blue green and the other half is blue and most of the markings are rubbed off but the start of it is a T and on the other half has a symbol of a pentagon made by line going straight towards the middle and also says 2010 on it ## Thankfully, the 2010 imprint gives this one away, it is a 250mg Pentasa capsule, it is an anti-inflammatory used to treat gastro-intestinal disorders, such as IBS or ulcerative colitis. Side effects can include: diarrhea, nausea, flatulence and cramping. Read more: Do you have any questions?

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Pentasa drug information

I want information on the drug Pentasa. What is it used for and any side effects? ## Pentasa is an anti-inflammatory drug used to treat inflammation of the digestive tract ulcerative colitis and mild to moderate Crohn's disease. To learn more click on the link below... Do you have any more questions or information add? Please post back if you do.

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Who makes this medication

I would like to know who makes this medication, Pentasa and if is still being made. I am having a difficult time trying to get this in Miami, Florida. My son takes this medication for his Crohn's Disease. ## I made it with my own to hands ## It loks like it is made by Shire , visit this website: ## I need help. I am the only one working my husband has Crohns and is unable to work. He needs this medication and I am not able to buy the meds when he needs them. Please can someone respond to this.

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