Questions and Answers from ulcerative colitis patients about previous experiences with medication side effects from common UC meds.
Stories about medications and drugs that are common for ulcerative colitis patients
Intro: Had UC for 27 years, cope quite well but now always have grumblings, bad days and good days. Have taken prednisone many times, azathioprine for 4 years & asacol among but a few. I have tried eliminating food stuffs don’t eat meat at all or milk and many dairy. I don’t feel healthy most […]
UC Since August 2012. Symptoms began right after Invisalign treatment started. Nothing angers me more than hearing a doctor state the following – “We don’t know what causes Colitis, but we know diet has nothing to do with it.”
Current Details regarding rates of remission from using Remicade and/or Humira (anti-TNF medications) to treat UC, as well as adverse side effects rates, and what to expect when changing from one medication to the other.
Lane talks about his battle with ulcerative colitis and how he has moved from Humira which caused skin reactions to Azathiprine and Simponi.
Meet Hanneke. She talks about her 11 years in remission. Hanneke actually wrote: “That’s what my doctor calls it. I do have very minor flare ups and since I have this for so long I feel exactly when it’s coming up. I manage it myself with my meds. I never really go into a full […]
Let’s see if we can’t collectively help Sarah, she wants to try Infliximab as a last resort but the doctors say there is slim chance of it working and want to do an Ilemostomy, which she is scared of. Has anyone had any success with Infliximab following no improvement with Humira and Aziotheroprine?
I still look for the bathroom wherever I go, but I don’t panic if I don’t see one. I don’t worry as much when we’re traveling on the road, but I doubt I’ll ever not have a fear of going back to the days when I couldn’t even go on a 1 hour drive without […]
Hi my name is Anne. I have ulcerative colitis and been struggling with it for 6 years. 3 years had a severe flare, I’ve written on here a few times I’ve tried many medications and even was on a clinical trial for fecal transplants. I seem to improve and have mild symptoms than I flare […]
Though I’m newly diagnosed I had these symptoms growing up. Any time I went out to eat for the longest time that I can remember I literally could not leave the restaurant with out having to go to the bathroom.