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 get my health under control. Some more about me: I… Read More »Remicade and Then What?
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.
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 when I was released I made it a goal to… Read More »Remicade’s Final Bell
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 my time outside of work. When they are not playing… Read More »Remicade: A Short Term Fix or a Lifetime Crutch
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, not slobing in front of the TV ;) Symptoms: None… Read More »Infliximab (Remicade) Update – Symptom Free for 1st time in 6 years
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 diseases such as Crohn’s Disease, Psoriasis, Psoriatic Arthritis, in addition… Read More »Remicade Reviews