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Is severe back and leg pain a side effect of my ulcerative colitis or my meds Asacol and Remicade?

Posted 23 Jul 2012 by Poopbuckets 12 answers

I'm on 4,800 mg Asacol and Remicade infusions . The pain is really bad . Should I ask my doctor for some sort of pain meds ? Was diagnosed dec 2011. My legs ache all night . My joints are stiff and achey knees are also aching.Keeps me up at night . Doc wanted to put me on prednisone but I ...

Does Remicade cause hair loss?

Posted 7 Dec 2009 by hillbill718 7 answers

I have suffered from uveitis for the past 11 years. I have unsucessfully been treated with drops, and other anti-inflammatory medications. Tomorrow, I will be given my first infusion treatment with Remicade. Though, I am encourage by the two comments posted by stacycampo and "unknown", ...

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.

Is Humira a "lesser drug" than Remicade?

Posted 24 Aug 2013 by sasha223 2 answers

I have been on Remicade for just over a year to treat an undiagnosed disease related to my colon, Probably Crohns Disease vs. Behcet's Disease. In any event, I've had 2 colon resections in the past year. With the start of Remicade and totally changing my diet to a Paleo/ Primal lifestyle, ...

Secondary inflammation issues & other weird stuff caused by crohns?

Posted 5 Oct 2009 by Lucky-girl 7 answers

I've tried every med from remicade to humira to imuran to flag, I'm now thinking best option is surgery again(28 first surg) but having more probs managing & getting dr help with 2ndary symptoms ie: joint pain, back pain, skin infections, dry eyes, gum & tooth infections etc also ...

Remicade-anyone have a GOOD experience?

Posted 23 Apr 2013 by cashmoney 4 answers

I have had crohn's disease for the past 30yrs. December 2012 had a VERY bad "flare-up" and usual Rx that worked in the past (i.e. prednisone) have not had an impact on the crohn's unless I am on 60+ mg dose per day. Doctor recommended REMICADE..had my 1st treatment last week and ...

Which Rheumatoid Arthritis biological medication is best?

Posted 4 Sep 2010 by jen_pel 3 answers

I have Rheumatoid Arthritis and am currently taking Methotrexate, Plaquenil and Arava and my pain is slightly better but not much. My Dr. is recommending I try a Biological drug but I am not sure which to try: Humira, Remicade, Enbrel, Simponi???

What can I expect during the very first infusion of Remicade?

Posted 3 Jul 2012 by sasha223 1 answer

I am starting my first treatment of Remicade to day, treating colitis secondary to Behcet's Disease. What can I expect during and after this infusion? I've read the side effeccts, which are frightening, but can't really find any first person account of what to expect during the ...

Has use of Humira led to frequent UTI's?

Posted 14 Jan 2016 by Akanter47 3 answers

I've had 6 major surgeries but none since 1999. The surgeries caused fistulas. I was treated with Remicade starting in 2001 until 2013. My fistulas closed from 2008-2014. I stopped Remicade treatment because I have bladder problems and got frequent urinary tract infections after infusions. ...

Rituxan - My husband has rheumatoid arthritis and has been on enbrel, methotrexate, celebrex, and?

Posted 30 Oct 2009 by rheumatoid question 4 answers

... plaquenil for 13 years. Now they are not working unless accompanied by steroids, so he is facing the decision of whether to try remicade or rituxin. Rituxin seems to be a better choice for us because he would only have 2 infusions a year--- and we have a 2-hour drive. Any insights?

Has anyone experienced new or worsening hair loss while on Simponi?

Posted 24 Aug 2010 by antioch 6 answers

I've been on Remicade for RA for several years.It has worked fairly well except that I have lost so much hair. I've been thinking of switching to Simponi. Has anyone experienced new or worsening hair loss while on Simponi?

What is the difference between Renflexis and Remicade?

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Remicade - I have been offered this drug for pyoderma gangrenosum of the leg this is a large ulcer 5

Posted 27 Jan 2010 by dollnice 4 answers

... inches by 4 that i have had for 3 years but i am worried about using it as there is a risk of getting certain types of cancer from also says that you should not use it if you have open wounds. well mine is an open wound so why do they keep on trying to get me to use it

Remicade, humira, cimzia therapy?

Posted 27 Jul 2010 by ellenpreston 5 answers

I am a researcher working with geneticists to try to find markers so that remicade, humira, cimzia will be more effective and minimize the "non-response" that occurs. Have you had to switch drugs? Can you please tell me about your current therapy, dose, costs for drugs, costs for ...

I have been advised to start remicade for CD but I worry about this drug am I right to?

Posted 8 Mar 2011 by louise72 7 answers

I have severe Crohn's Disease and after years of trying different meds that have either failed to help or I have found I reacted to and four surgeries that have seen me with only 120cm of small bowel left , at least 20cm is affected at present by CD and my GI thinks it is also now through my ...

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