Teenagers on 6MP Crohns Disease Forum

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Teenagers on 6MP Crohns Disease Forum

I started taking 50mg of 6MP when I was 15. I took it for about 15 years and didn't have any side effects while on it. My GI bumped up my dose to 100mg last year and that's when it started doing damage to my liver so I had to stop taking it. Since I had blood work done often it was caught early and no permanent damage was done. Severity and weight both play a role in the dosage though. Have blood work done often to make sure its not affecting other parts of the body I had blood work done once a month while on it. I didn't get sick more often either while I was on it even though it does suppress the immune system. For me the medication worked very well and even though I had issues with it later on with a dose too high for me I still recommend it to other people.

Conversely, Ulcerative Colitis only affects surface mucosa so it can work well for it. There have been many that for them 6MP was a miracle drug and gave them back their child for others it has not worked. It does take a

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