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.
Meet Tina: Hi, I am Tina from Hampshire in the United Kingdom. I am 43 years old and a mother or two lovely children aged 9 and 11. I was diagnosed with UC nine years ago after the birth of… Read More »Humira, Will this Finally Work, I Can’t Take Much More
Christiana is in search of remission just like so many other UC’ers. She’s been through prednisone steroids, Lialda, and now her doctor is suggesting Humira to help with the UC symptoms. At 20 years old and a few years since her diagnosis, she’s looking for some outside help from other UC’ers.
I am still completely wiped out from the hospital and have again come home from school. My immune system is suppressed from the humira so the c diff hitting me twice is really my problem.
Introduction: Chris, age 37. Diagnosed in September 2013 after a colonoscopy and a very long summer of deeply unpleasant symptoms. Not thrilled to be making my acquaintance with so many new doctors, blood tests, medications and procedures. Some more about… Read More »At a Crossroads!