Some basics about me: I’m a Professional musician for over 50 years, and an avid golfer, until recently. Ulcerative Colitis Symptoms: Extreme bloating and cramping after meals. Inability to expel gas. diarrhea and constipation. Mucus and globules of blood. My Story I’ve been dealing with UC for over 8 years and have been on Mesalamine (oral and or suppositories and enemas) for many years with… Read More »Reaction to Humira
Humira is another immune suppressing drug which is also VERY strong. It is one of the TNF biologic drugs. This is a new drug for Ulcerative Colitis patients, and is used more commonly with arthritis patients. Its taken via a subcutaneous injection, basically a small needle that goes just under the skin.
Hi, my name is Maria and I got diagnosed with UC back in 2013. I had a pretty good treatment plan with Lialda (started with 2 a day, now up to 4 a day for the last 2 years) and occasional Prednisone to battle flare-ups. I am now 44 and the flare ups have gotten more severe and longer. I am steroid dependent according to… Read More »Advice Needed – Humira Users
Meet Garon: I’ve had UC for 9 years now and only since I moved from Revellex to Humira last year did I fully experience remission for the first time in 9 years. It has been a rather arduous journey to get here. Im 35 years old, well 36 on the 3rd January (tomorrow) and am going strong. Some More About Garon: I’m an aspiring film… Read More »Desperate for Advice on Dealing with UC in a New Country
Allergic to Humira medication and specifically the Anti TNF component which has been restricting her blood flow and causing the need for a knee operation. Although Humira works wonders for many, others are not so fortunate is the main idea here.
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 maintained remission until now. Some more about Dean: I’m 22… Read More »I Asked My Doctor to Switch Me to Humira