Intro: I am a husband, father of 3 wonderful children, CEO of 2 growing practices (financial advisory and tax/accounting) with a great business partner & friend, exerciser, basketball player/coach, and a good movie & good book enthusiast. Originally diagnosed with ulcerative colitis back in July 2013 (right in the middle of vacation!). Twitter handle is […]
Stories about medications and drugs that are common for ulcerative colitis patients
IntrodUCtion: I enjoy school, and my career as a Computer Tech. Some more about Andrew: I love film, I collect films and film memorabilia. I am also a huge Disney Fan and enjoy trips down to Walt Disney World quite often. I also love my car, a 1985 Oldsmobile Toronado. Symptoms: Stomach aches, urges to […]
Happy 4th of July to all the American based or celebrating UC’ers of the world. There have been some questions over the past few weeks with regards to a relatively new medication call “Entyvio” or sometimes Vedolizumab (and I’m sure there are several other regional/country specific names that this medication has been branded as. So, […]
My current meds are Lialda, canasa as needed, prednisone, and 6mp. In an effort to aid the meds with natural supplements, I also take a really good food based prenatal vitamin, 4000iu of D3, ginger for nausea, and a QBC complex (quercetin, bromelain, vitamin C) for inflammation.
Lisa has been diagnosed with ulcerative colitis a few years ago and having trouble managing symptoms and looking for alternative ideas.
As the title says, there is a new study that was published and available for everyone to read that gives some reasons for why Remicade (aka Infliximab) is better than the other biologic medications available to treat ulcerative colitis. The two other biologics which were compared in this study are adalimumab and golimumab (or you […]
Questions and Answers from ulcerative colitis patients about previous experiences with medication side effects from common UC meds.
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.