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Posted 23 Jul 2012 by • 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 ...
Posted 7 Dec 2009 by • 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", ...
Posted 12 Aug 2012 by • 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.
Posted 24 Aug 2013 by • 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, ...
Posted 5 Oct 2009 by • 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 ...
Posted 23 Apr 2013 by • 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 ...
Posted 4 Sep 2010 by • 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???
Posted 3 Jul 2012 by • 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 ...
Posted 14 Jan 2016 by • 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. ...
Posted 30 Oct 2009 by • 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?
Posted 24 Aug 2010 by • 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?
Posted 5 Jul 2017 • 1 answerFAQ by Drugs.com
Remicade - I have been offered this drug for pyoderma gangrenosum of the leg this is a large ulcer 5
Posted 27 Jan 2010 by • 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 it.it 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
Posted 27 Jul 2010 by • 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 ...
Posted 8 Mar 2011 by • 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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