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Mezavant for Ulcerative Colitis
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olitis and it appears to be causing serious liver problems....
" ...Hi, 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 ...over six years now. Not nice, I know. Feel better... "

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

m taking 4.8 g of mezavant and have just started get...
" 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... "

d make it to a toilet. Im on mezavant sr tablets too. Good l...
" Hi I was diagnosed 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... "

ays I have been on Mezavant after recently being diagnosed w...
" ...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.... "

painI'm on saloflak, and mezavant - maxed dosage on both...
" ...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!... "

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and i have been taking Mezavant daily. At first i thought...
" hi I have recently been diagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis and i have been taking Mezavant daily. At first i thought ...half and starting to feel rubbish very tired and sore stomach when... "

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olitis and it appears to be causing serious liver problems....
" ...Hi, 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 ...over six years now. Not nice, I know. Feel better... "

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

m taking 4.8 g of mezavant and have just started get...
" 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... "

d make it to a toilet. Im on mezavant sr tablets too. Good l...
" Hi I was diagnosed 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... "

ays I have been on Mezavant after recently being diagnosed w...
" ...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.... "

painI'm on saloflak, and mezavant - maxed dosage on both...
" ...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!... "

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and i have been taking Mezavant daily. At first i thought...
" hi I have recently been diagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis and i have been taking Mezavant daily. At first i thought ...half and starting to feel rubbish very tired and sore stomach when... "

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