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?
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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 […]
Introduction: Hi all fellow ucer’s, this is my 2nd vent in as many months, I am 48, a amother of 3 and a nana of 1. Have lived with this hell of a illness for 10 years. I want my life back, but then anyone reading this will know that’s all any of us want. […]
Introduction: Hiya, My name is Michelle and I live in Hertfordshire, England. I am a 42 year old single mum to a wonderful 12 year old :o) Symptoms: I was diagnosed with Chronic Ulcerative Colitis in 2004 and I am currently on a slippery path down into a dreaded ‘flare up’. Lost My Funding: Over […]
I’m in denial. I’ve spent a lot of the last year and a half, since my diagnosis with UC(ulcerative colitis), in denial. At least now, there is a part of my brain that sees it more clearly. I don’t have to spend nights on the bathroom floor, in constant pain, lose 12kg in six weeks, […]
This Friday morning I am scheduled for my every 8 week Remicade treatment. Remicade aka infliximab is a immune modulator that is used to treat Crohn’s and Ulceratice colitis as well as many other types of auto-immune diseases. It is a humanized monoclonal antibody for TNF alpha made from mouse protein. TNF alpha is part […]
Infliximab also known as Remicade is a drug that is used to fight autoimmune diseases, and many ulcerative colitis patients know it rather well. In the drugs early days in the late 1990’s the drug was approved by the FDA to treat Crohn’s disease patients and in 2005 Remicade was also approved to treat UC […]