Drugs & Medication Related Stories

Stories about medications and drugs that are common for ulcerative colitis patients. The individual stories are often describing how particular medications either did or did not work towards maintaining or bringing into remission the symptoms of UC.

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Humira Hell

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.

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Needing Help Getting a UC Medication Approved by Insurance – Xeljanz (Tofacitinib)

Hi Adam, (Michael wrote this to me, but it is really for everyone here!) I have been suffering with UC since the mid 90’s.  I receive your e-mail updates and follow you on Facebook.  Now I am looking for some help. I have been on a lot of medication over the years that both helped with flare ups and keep my UC in remission.  In… Read More »Needing Help Getting a UC Medication Approved by Insurance – Xeljanz (Tofacitinib)

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 website about this new medicinal product of theirs.  You can… Read More »Xeljanz (Tofacitinib) Medication for Ulcerative Colitis