I am 51 years old with crohn's disease. I was about 26 when I found out I had Crohn's disease. I started taking Pentasa and Cipro in 2001. Dr took me off Cipro but kept me on 8 cap. of Pentasa every morning. No trouble at all with my crohn's disease. Until this year (2012)when I ended up with Strep infection (from a student) . The strep infection according to the dr went straight to my intestants and attacked my crohn's disease. I was in so much pain ended up in the hospital and now I am on Prednisone, Imuran, Probiotic, Cipro alone with Pentasa. 16 pills a day I am taking now. Plus I am taking 1000 to 2000 mg a day of Vit. C. I start every morning 4 am to 12 midnight taking my meds. Parents really need to keep their child home from school when they are sick.View Thread
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