Mezavant

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Mezavant for Ulcerative Colitis
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colitis and it appears to be causing serious liver problems...
" ...my son has been taking mezavant for his colitis and it appears to be causing serious liver problems. Has anyone else experienced liver issues when taking... "

on 4800mg of Mezavant and my UC is mainly the left side and...
" Im on 4800mg of Mezavant and my UC is mainly the left side and a bit beyond. Do you think... "

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I'm now on 4.8g of mezavant a day. Only just started this...
" I read nicotine is good for Ulcerative Colitis. I ...I'm now on 4.8g of mezavant a day. Only just started ...Not nice, I know. Feel better... "

gradually put on weight in those 4 years, i'm on Mezavant...
" ...anyone get severe pain in their coccyx (tailbone), i've had colitis for 4 years ...this before? I have gradually put on weight in those 4 years, i'm on Mezavant tablets, i'm nearly... "

i am taking 4.8 g of mezavant and have just started...
" Ulcerative Colitis Forum Hi Everybody i am taking 4.8 g of mezavant and have just started getting the worst cramps that i have ever know in my legs and rib cage area has anybody else exipenced... "

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and had to take mezavant while preg and breastfeeding. My...
" Really interested reading this thread, I was diagnosed with colitis two years ago and had to take mezavant while preg and breastfeeding. My son is nearly one now.and I've had a.couple of flare ups in... "

id make it to a toilet. Im on mezavant sr tablets too. Good...
" ...with colitis in 2007 so I understand how horrible this illness is. I took up running in July 2013 and around the same time started cooking everything from scratch with herbs and spices. Mostly foll... "

days I have been on Mezavant after recently being diagnosed...
" ...this. For the past 10 days I have been on Mezavant after recently being diagnosed with UC. Over the past couple days I have had terrible pains right behind the sternum. I started wondering if... "

of pain I'm on saloflak, and mezavant - maxed dosage on...
" ...straight kind of cramps! I've been diagnosed w/ UC for two years now, and have never experienced this kind of pain I'm on saloflak, and mezavant - maxed dosage on both! But I don't find... "

currently taking 2 mezavant only in mornings. mentioned...
" ...eventually got things under some control.. and am currently taking 2 mezavant only in mornings. mentioned to bowel nurse that i do feel sometimes that another flare is just around the... "

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colitis and it appears to be causing serious liver problems...
" ...my son has been taking mezavant for his colitis and it appears to be causing serious liver problems. Has anyone else experienced liver issues when taking... "

on 4800mg of Mezavant and my UC is mainly the left side and...
" Im on 4800mg of Mezavant and my UC is mainly the left side and a bit beyond. Do you think... "

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I'm now on 4.8g of mezavant a day. Only just started this...
" I read nicotine is good for Ulcerative Colitis. I ...I'm now on 4.8g of mezavant a day. Only just started ...Not nice, I know. Feel better... "

gradually put on weight in those 4 years, i'm on Mezavant...
" ...anyone get severe pain in their coccyx (tailbone), i've had colitis for 4 years ...this before? I have gradually put on weight in those 4 years, i'm on Mezavant tablets, i'm nearly... "

i am taking 4.8 g of mezavant and have just started...
" Ulcerative Colitis Forum Hi Everybody i am taking 4.8 g of mezavant and have just started getting the worst cramps that i have ever know in my legs and rib cage area has anybody else exipenced... "

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www.mumsnet.com
and had to take mezavant while preg and breastfeeding. My...
" Really interested reading this thread, I was diagnosed with colitis two years ago and had to take mezavant while preg and breastfeeding. My son is nearly one now.and I've had a.couple of flare ups in... "

id make it to a toilet. Im on mezavant sr tablets too. Good...
" ...with colitis in 2007 so I understand how horrible this illness is. I took up running in July 2013 and around the same time started cooking everything from scratch with herbs and spices. Mostly foll... "

days I have been on Mezavant after recently being diagnosed...
" ...this. For the past 10 days I have been on Mezavant after recently being diagnosed with UC. Over the past couple days I have had terrible pains right behind the sternum. I started wondering if... "

of pain I'm on saloflak, and mezavant - maxed dosage on...
" ...straight kind of cramps! I've been diagnosed w/ UC for two years now, and have never experienced this kind of pain I'm on saloflak, and mezavant - maxed dosage on both! But I don't find... "

currently taking 2 mezavant only in mornings. mentioned...
" ...eventually got things under some control.. and am currently taking 2 mezavant only in mornings. mentioned to bowel nurse that i do feel sometimes that another flare is just around the... "

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