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 […]
Tag Archives | Humira
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 […]
My husband feels defeated. Currently he is experiencing bloody, mucus diarrhea. Some days he says it feels like hot lava coming out. He goes to the restroom 15+ times a day ,although some times it just ends up being gas.
Lane talks about his battle with ulcerative colitis and how he has moved from Humira which caused skin reactions to Azathiprine and Simponi.
Meet Tina: Hi, I am Tina from Hampshire in the United Kingdom. I am 43 years old and a mother or two lovely children aged 9 and 11. I was diagnosed with UC nine years ago after the birth of my daughter. I am currently in a severe flare up which has lasted over 9 […]
Humira With the recent approval of Humira (Adalimumab) by the FDA, there is a growing need for ulcerative colitis patient reviews of their experiences with this medication. Like some other biologics, Humira helps to stop the communication of a specific part of the immune system’s inflammatory response. Many UC’ers are concerned that immune suppresants such […]
Although very rare, some of us who have used/use Humira to treat our ulcerative colitis (and several other diseases) have come down with skin problems and skin rashes.
Quick Update for all of you who are wondering about and/or interested in the followup regarding the FDA’s approval of Humira. Back in August (link to original story-here) you may remember we talked about the approval process that the Food and Drug Administration was taking regarding Abbott Laboratories anti-tumor necrosis factor (TNF) medications that blocks […]
Hey UC’ers, how the heck you all doing? Here’s my first post since getting back from my camping/rafting trip and its not a typical one, but because I get so much email and there’s so much chatter about Humira amongst the colitis folks of the world, I thought this would be of interest to many […]
Bio: Efim. Living in NY, 40 years old. Living with UC for 13 years. Leading a very stressful life. Currently on Prednisone 15 mg, started the SCD recently. My Symptoms: ongoing stomach pain, weakness, fatigue, diarrhea, and hemorrhoids. My UC Story: I have been diagnosed with UC 13 years ago. The leading cause of my […]
Introduction to Troy: Hi I’m from Kokomo Indiana I’m married with 3 kids I’m 26 and was diagnosed with ulcerative colitis in 2008 as one of the youngest cases ever documented in indiana I run a weed control and fertilizer specialist business. My Symptoms: After 4 years of remission I’m currently experiencing a mild flare […]
Introduction: Wrote once before about my son who has severe UC. It had been 1 1/2 years since on set of UC. He has been on Apriso, Imuran, suppositories, prednisone for almost this entire time, each time working his way down on predinose, getting below 15 and UC getting worse each try. Starting back on […]
I’ve had a debilitating intestinal condition enough to get me hospitalized for 15 years. The diagnosis has varied from Ulcerative Colitis to Crohns to IBS to Colitus. The symptoms started after coming back from Bolivia as an exchange student in 1974. The very fact that the diagnosis varied from doctor to doctor and even within […]