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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.

1 Year Of UC, Or As I Like To Call It.. My Inflammiversary

Introduction: My name is Jamie, I was diagnosed with UC on the 6th of September 2011.currently in full remission for the last 4 months and couldn’t be better! My Symptoms: symptom free completely up to 7 weeks after remicade. My Story: Felt like I needed to do a post here because it’s exactly 1 year today since I left the hospital, since I knew my… Read More »1 Year Of UC, Or As I Like To Call It.. My Inflammiversary

Remicade: Absolute Miracle

Introduction: my name is Jamie, I’m 18 years old and from Dublin, Ireland. I was diagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis on September 6th 2011, started Remicade March 31st 2012. My Symptoms: NONE! completely symptom free as of now thanks to the miracle drug that is Remicade. My Story: I’ve been waiting for the day that I get to write this ever since I found this site.… Read More »Remicade: Absolute Miracle

Remission – Finally

Meet Marko: Hey guys, I’m Marko from Romania and I had my story posted here back in February – . Below is a short summary of my previous post if you don’t want to read it entirely. Marko’s Symptoms: None Marko’s Colitis Story: This is an update. At the time (Feb. 2012) I wasn’t doing bad, but I didn’t feel 100% awesome. Now I… Read More »Remission – Finally

The Next Step

Meet Blair: My name is Blair and am 20 years old. I’m from the US and was diagnosed with UC four years ago in 2008. I love playing sports, specifically soccer and lacrosse! I love singing, playing my guitar and the piano. I attend a university for linguistics. Learning new languages is a passion of mine; I speak Spanish and French very well, and am… Read More »The Next Step

My Colitis Story – Wife and Mother to 3 Kids

Introduction: Hi all, my name is Lori. I am a wife and mother to 3 wonderful children. I was diagnosed with uc 2 1/2 years ago. I have been hospitalized 3 times and have had a total of 9 units of blood!! They say I am currently in remission due to remicade infusions. Any questions just ask!!! My Symptoms: Cramping, urgency, some blood and loose… Read More »My Colitis Story – Wife and Mother to 3 Kids