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Xeljanz (Tofacitinib) Medication for Ulcerative Colitis

XELJANZ® (tofacitinib) for the Treatment of Moderately to Severely Active Ulcerative Colitis On May 30th, 2018, the Pfizer corporation, announced that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved its application to allow for Xeljanz to be used by ulcerative colitis patients who meet certain criteria. There are some more details listed on the Pfizer […]

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Happiness is Key

A story from an ulcerative colitis patient from India who has struggled with the disease for 7 years but is now in remission even after multiple doctors said surgery. Read his story to learn about the steps he has taken to get to where he is now with his ulcerative colitis.

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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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