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Stories about medications and drugs that are common for ulcerative colitis patients

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Remicade Biosimilar – Is It Effective and Safe for Ulcerative Colitis?

Infliximab (Remicade) is the Innovator/Original – Welcome Biosimilar(s) There has been an enormous amount of focus by many pharmaceutical and biotech companies in the past several years to figure out how to bring biosimilars to the hands (or doctors’ hands), specifically with regards to people with ulcerative colitis and other immune system related diseases. The […]

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Concern about Biologics

I was diagnosed with UC twenty years ago. I have had no hospitizations or surgeries due to my UC thus far. I take oral meds (Budesonide, Asacol)as well as rectal ones (enemas, foam). I now have colonoscopies yearly. My last one was in December 2016 and I will have my next one in two months. […]

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Don’t Give Up

Leslie C – “Currently I am in a state of remission from ulcerative colitis.” Some more details about Leslie: I love to read, mostly self-help and spiritually inspired works these days by authors like Wayne Dyer, Depak Chopra and Louise Hay. I love to garden and work with growing things that respond to sunlight, water […]

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Colitis Meds Side Effects Database is Ready For You!

To View the Database  – CLICK HERE (From the link above, you can search all the side effects reported, you can search for specific words or phrases regarding side effects, and of course, you can add any side effects that you have experienced from any of the popular ulcerative colitis medications.) The FREE iHaveUC eBook […]

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I Asked My Doctor to Switch Me to Humira

I was diagnosed with ulcerative colitis February 2015. I have just been admitted to hospital for a flare the past few days and things are settling. After my first flare last year it settled and then I picked up c diff after having a fecal transplant in October 2015 things settled even more and I […]

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The Psytrance DJ Who Suffers from UC!

Meet Jamie: I’m Jamie, 40 years old and have had Ulcerative Colitis for about 10 years now. I am an electrical engineer, passionate about cooking, music and my family, and currently live in Cape Town, South Africa! Some more interesting Stats: My hobbies include Action Cricket, surfing, squash and I am a psytrance DJ in […]

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Faulty Immune System and Too Many Medications

I am in complete remission at this moment :)) – I love sharing projects with friends – arts and crafts, gardening, cooking, enjoy learning new things, being outside, and traveling to different places. I do get anxious about traveling because I often get a flare-up while traveling. Robin’s Story: Sorry Adam, but I am starting […]

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Ulcerative Colitis and Prednisone Fractures

I have been on varying doses of prednisone, 40mg to 20mg and back. About 15 days ago, I started getting horrific pain and muscle spasms across my chest and around my mid back. I even went to the ER thinking I might be having a heart attack. Thankfully, that was not the case. Saw my […]

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