There is hope out there to those of you who are wondering… I’ve had ulcerative colitis for about 3 years and just now have finally got it under control. Neither Asacol or Lialda worked for me, but Apriso worked for about 2 weeks and then stopped. I was getting depressed thinking it wasn’t going to be an easy fix, going to the bathroom 20 times… Read More »There Is Hope
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.
I had colitis for 6 months before I was diagnosed. I was too embarrassed to tell anyone I had to run to the loo nearly 20 times a day straight after eating and there was loads of blood in the loo afterwards. The weight fell of me and I was always thirsty and never had any real energy. I was really sick one weekend and… Read More »Ulcerative Colitis Sufferer Who is Fed Up
I was diagnosed with UC 2 years ago. I had gotten sick and was given antibiotics and then started having stomach problems. After a colonoscopy, they said it was ulcerative colitis. I went on Lialida and Prednisone and soon was back to normal. Then this march I switch jobs (stressful) and started a flare. I ran out of Lialda before the new insurance picked up.… Read More »Remicade Treatment