Crohn's Disease

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Crohn's disease, also known as regional enteritis, is an inflammatory disease of the intestines that may affect any part of the ...
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Asacol vs Entocort

Asacol
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Entocort
Other name: Pentasa (Pentasa)
Other name: Budesonide (Budesonide)
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Mesalazine (International Nonproprietary Name, British Approved Name), also known as Mesalamine (United States Adopted Name) or 5-aminosalicylic acid (5-ASA), is an anti-inflammatory medication used to treat inflammation of the digestive trac...
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Budesonide is a glucocorticoid steroid for the treatment of asthma and non-infectious rhinitis (including hay fever and other allergies), and for treatment and prevention of nasal polyposis. In addition, it is used for Crohn's disease (inflammatory bowel...
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Asa
Hair Loss
6
Nausea
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Weight Gain
4
Depression
3
Bloating
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Fever
2
Blood In My Stool
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Rash
1
Pancreatitis
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Itching
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Ent
Weight Gain
8
Nausea
8
Bloating
4
Fever
2
Withdrawal
2
Diabetes
2
Mood Swings
2
Migraines
1
Bone Loss
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Burning
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About Asacol
Mesalazine (International Nonproprietary Name, British Approved Name), also known as Mesalamine (United States Adopted Name) or 5-aminosalicylic acid (5-ASA), is an anti-inflammatory medication used to treat inflammation of the digestive trac...
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About Entocort
Budesonide is a glucocorticoid steroid for the treatment of asthma and non-infectious rhinitis (including hay fever and other allergies), and for treatment and prevention of nasal polyposis. In addition, it is used for Crohn's disease (inflammatory bowel...
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guess he thinks the entocort will not get rid of the blood....
" ...I'll keep taking the asacol. I still have blood in my stool, but my GI doesn't ...am not in pain. I guess he thinks the entocort will not get rid of the blood. I was only on the entocort for about 6... "

ave been on entocort for about 5 years and it really helped....
" ...I have been on entocort for about 5 years and it really helped. My colonoscopy in January ...of months, so My doctor switched me to asacol samples, but I can t get passed the nausea. Question, will this... "

sacol, entocort and prednisone which keep the problems...
" ...and biopsy. Is there another test for crohns? I am taking asacol, entocort and prednisone which keep the problems at bay. I aslo have migraines and chronic sinusitis along... "

ntinues to work, but I'm feeling a bit sleep deprived....
" ...feedback and support. The Entocort continues to work, but I'm feeling a bit sleep deprived. Also am very constipated ...of Encort followed by Asacol therapy? I hate to think this is just temporary... "

but Entocort has changed my life! It worked very quickly...
" Hi! I was allergic to Asacol, but Entocort has changed my life! It worked very quickly for me.....I now take 2-3mg caps a day. I was down to one every other day, but I have had a lot... "

e Entocort for short-term but it didn't work, then I ra...
" Hey buds, I've been 100% about taking the Asacol, and tried the Entocort for short-term but it didn't work, then I ran out. I just got another prescription from the doc and will try the Entocort... "

opped the Entocort and went back to Asacol. I'll make...
" ...causes the flares?!? I'm pretty sure my last bad one was stress-related...but I also dropped the Entocort and went back to Asacol. I'll make a deal with you - you try and eat better and... "

I had side effects from Entocort and Asacol did nothin...
" ...debilitating (sp?). Good on doing the entocort tests. I myself have had ...diet alone route. I had side effects from Entocort and Asacol did nothing at all for me. Keep us posted and... "

nowI am on Entocort and it seems to be doing well for me....
" They tried asacol for me al well and it did nothing so nowI am on Entocort and it seems to be doing well for me. I... "

I think the entocort just made me worse. The asacol was a...
" Thank you Gabes. I was miserable with it for 2 months and I think the entocort just made me worse. The asacol was a wonder... "

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