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Suffering with Crohn’s

Someone please help. I have been on Budesonide for 17 days now and I am still suffering with running to the bathroom and severe cramping. Yes, I have called my GI doctor and he said to keep taking the medicine. Not much help. Has anyone been on this medicine and still suffered with cramping? Have I not been on the medicine long enough for it to kick in ?

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  • Julie Marie Palumbo moderator
    4 weeks ago

    I am sorry you are still experiencing symptoms, Connie. I would recommend asking your doctor how long it should take for it to kick in, and consider getting a second opinion, as there may be an underlying condition that is not being addressed.
    Always push for answers when you are not feeling well–you do not have to continue to suffer for this long, especially on medication!

    –Julie (Team Member)

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