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Long term use of Prednisone and side effects?

Posted 22 Feb 2012 by Mikeyz 3 answers

I was diagnosed with moderate to severe Crohn's disease about a year and half ago. At that time, the Drs. put me on 4000mgs of Pentasa, it didn't help. About a year ago they added Prednisone to my meds, 40 mgs a day. I'm still doing 40 mgs a day. I have already lost one tooth and ...

Is Humira stronger than Remicade?

Posted 12 Aug 2012 by joysim21 2 answers

I'm currently taking remicade but my crohns still isn't in remission after a full round of dosage. We started with pills and steroids but nothings worked long term. Is humira supposed to be stronger than remicade? I have a very severe case and could use some advice.

Humira - Need help understand risk factors had cancer once?

Posted 13 Aug 2017 by Katie2348 0 answers

Had cancer stage 1 going into 2 22 years ago and are at very high risk of breast cancer scared to go on a biologic for my crohns.. can't get Doctors to really tell me my risk level.. had surgery 8 years ago in my illiem and it was removed.. just got crohns back and it is not good in the ...

I cant afford Cimzia. Seems that all assistance out there is for those without insurance?

Posted 28 Feb 2017 by Chefneff22 0 answers

How can I get Cimzia cheaper while also receiving Medicare?

I have had two infusions of Remicade (Infliximab) - 12 days after my 1st infusion I have an all over

Posted 8 Jan 2017 by Mrs R Preece 1 answer

... body itchy rash of which steroid topical cream has not helped plus dermatology cream not helping. Does anyone know if the rash will eventually subside? I have suffered with Crohn's for 41 years. R Preece

Hi. I am currently been treated with vedolizumab but have found I am 5 weeks pregnant?

Posted 2 Dec 2016 by amz89 1 answer

In the UK research into the affects on pregnancy are limited and I wondered if anyone could advise me on wether I should continue treatment during my pregnancy?

I have been on Entyvio for 11 months. It has put me into remission which is great. The only problem?

Posted 16 Oct 2016 by deekirby 1 answer

Been great. the last three infusions have left me really sick. Lots of blood in loose stool with in six hours of infusion. I have run a low grade fever since the infusion around 100. Headache, sharp pain in my lower right side. Just a general sick in my gut feeling. My NP told me to take Benadryl ...

Is it normal to experience diarrhea on Humira?

Posted 19 Jun 2015 by Ybba2004 2 answers

I started HUmira on 4/18/15. I have had constant diarrhea since. I get somewhat normal stool near the end of the 2 weeks between doses and then time for another. I don't know if this is normal but from others comments, I gather not. I was Crohn's symptom free prior to Humira.

Has anyone on Remicade been told by your GI doc that "your body is breaking down the remicade?" I?

Posted 19 Jul 2016 by ciesieju 1 answer

... got a call from him and waiting to hear back. I've been on it since June of 2015 after an 11 day hospital stay for a terrible flare. I was diagnosed in March of 2014 (first flare, 85% of my colon affected - severe CD) and am 53 yo. I'm wondering if this means I'm building ...

What should I take for Mild Cronhs Pentasa or Humira?

Posted 14 Feb 2016 by AndyDem 3 answers

I am a 64-year-old male. I have recently been diagnosed with Crohns after an MRI scan. Although, I don't seem to have the symptoms that seem to be prevalent amongst Crohns sufferers. I would say my situation is very mild to the point of saying I thought I had just odd bad days with the tummy. ...

Should I put my 14 year old son on remicade?

Posted 14 Dec 2015 by Pam Brown123 1 answer

I have a 14 year old son with crohns. For almost 2 years. He has been ok on azathioprine, but about 6 weeks ago started to lose weight again and started not to eat much. Regular doc appointment at hospital showed his bloods weren't great. Turns out he is in a flare up! Had a liver biopsy last ...

My husband has been on Remicade for15 years for Crohns. Over the past 8 months he's lost almost 70?

Posted 15 Nov 2015 by Andrea705 1 answer

... pounds unexplainable. Tests all come back normal. Could it be the Remicade? He has no desire to eat and feels nauseous if he does. HELP!

Crohn's Disease - Cimzia- I've been on Cimzia for one year now and am just looking for others'?

Posted 12 Sep 2015 by mittykitty 1 answer

... experiences with this medication. It's really hard for me to tell whether or not it's doing anything for me. Thank you

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