Tag Archives: infliximab

Evil UC – Part Two

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. […]

I’m in Denial

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, […]

Ready for Remicade?

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 […]