Intro: 47 year old male living in upstate NY. Diagnosed with UC about 3 years ago. Have been in remission for close to two years now. Some more about Me: Always researching the latest meds, probiotics and diet for maintaining my remission. Symptoms: No symptoms. In remission for 21 months!! Fighting My Way to Remission […]
Remicade is a medication that affects the immune system and is prescribed for Ulcerative Colitis patients who are not responding to other medications. It is administered through an IV usually into your arm.
Intro: Hi, I’m Yael and I’m 19 years old, diagnosed with UC in February 2013 after a year of heavy blood loss. I received 2 blood transfusions. I was put on oral prednisone.It didn’t work. I was then hospitalized for a week, while they tried IV Prednisone- also to no avail. From then on it’s […]
Intro: I’m currently 27, dealing with UC since I was 20. I’ve been on every medication under the sun –> asacol, lialda, simponi, etc. Finally settled on remicade (it’s working like a CHARM). I’ve been through countless HORRENDOUS flares and many, many rounds of steroids. Finally feel like I have it more under control, but […]
For the life of me I cannot lose any weight, or it fluctuates within a 10lb range. So has anyone found issues with weight loss with Remicade?
Introduction: I’m 19, from Dublin, Ireland. I was diagnosed with Severe Pancolitis on 6th September 2011 after struggling with symptoms from late 2010 – Early 2011. I was very sick by the time of medical intervention, requiring a 9 day hospitalization with blood transfusions. For the last 2 years I’ve been pretty well, and been […]
Introduction: At 38 I was diagnosed with Ulcerative Proctitis. As a full time working mom of one it was difficult to understand what was going on at first. Thankfully I have a very supportive husband who is now the only worker in our family as I take care of our homeschooled son and try to […]
What up UC world? The Remicade Warrior coming at you from the Evergreen State, Washington! Hope all your guts are treating you super and those BM’s are happening in the low #’s for you all! Thought I’d start out with a huge praise. UC put me in the hospital for 29 days in 2012 and […]
Introduction: My name is Chris: I am a 52 year old male, diagnosed with UC at age 29. I am in financial industry, live 20 miles south of Boston, married 26 years with 3 children, ages 17, 15 and 11. 5′ 9″, 180 lbs. Some more about me: My kids take up the bulk of […]
Introduction: 36yr old professional, sporty male Diagnosed with autoimmune UC in 2005 – Tried pretty much everything over the years. Apart from few bad years, my UC is more of an annoyance (planning trips around loos, avoiding dinner parties) than something that rules my life. Some more about me: Anything to do with sports (playing, […]
Remicade ( or “Infliximab” as some might call it) is a relatively new medication first approved for Crohn’s Disease in 1998 that sometimes is used to treat ulcerative colitis patients who are not responding to other medications. Remicade is an artificial antibody, and its use has been approved by the FDA for treating other autoimmune […]