drugs

A New Documentary Movie about Crohn’s and Colitis People

Hello, My name is Reid and I have Crohn’s disease. I was invited by Adam to write this blog post about what I’m doing these days and how this community can get involved with something that can positively impact a lot of people around the world. I am working on my first documentary about people with Crohn’s disease and Ulcerative Colitis who use alternatives because… Read More »A New Documentary Movie about Crohn’s and Colitis People

6-MP? Not for me…

Back in 2007 I was in the middle of roller coaster rides of flare ups followed by brief periods where things were going ok. I had recently been diagnosed with osteoperosis – softening of the bones. Osteoperosis is associated with ulcerative colitis among other things probably due to mal-absorption of minerals along with treatment with steroids. The Dr. advised me that he wasn’t going to… Read More »6-MP? Not for me…

My Drugs

okay, today is March 8, 2010 and I have now added another drug to my list of medications I’ve taken, as well as another drug they’ll be giving me in the coming months. I thought I would type out a list of all my drugs to better give an idea of what some people might expect to be on at some point. Mesalamine or Asacol/Pentasa/Lialda: … Read More »My Drugs

Prednisone Side Effects

Prednisone has been used with colitis patients for a very long time.  This is actually a very good thing.  Since so many people have used it, probably hundreds of millions of people around the world, much is known about the drugs side effects.  But, everyone is a unique person, and sometimes with combinations of other medications and all the other variables, figuring out prednisone on… Read More »Prednisone Side Effects