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Old 11-21-2007, 05:02 PM
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I was diagnosed with Crohns disease and Diverticulosis.. I had surgery due to the Diverticulosis..I was originally on asacol, my Dr. recommended Colazal..I was on colazal after the surgery for a short period of time, the side effects were pins and needles in hands and feet, swollen ankles and legs, pain in abdominal area, weight gain was rapid, almost 35lbs in just 6wks. I informed my Dr. about theses symptoms and he reduced dosage from 3 pills, 3 times a day to 2 pills 3 times per day..The side effects did not go away..I switched back to asacol and the side effects were not as severe..I am beginning to lose weight..Once I got back on the asacol I began to gain more energy, when I was on colazal I experienced tiredness and very low energy.. If any one else has experienced these symptoms please email..
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Old 05-13-2009, 04:11 AM
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I thought it was due to my 3 yr old but now that you mention it all this started when I went on coloazol
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