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.
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.
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 auto immune system related diseases. The question that many people have, doctors, nurses, and especially patients and concerned family members is…. Do they… Read More »Remicade Biosimilar – Is It Effective and Safe for Ulcerative Colitis?
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. I am currently recovering from a really rough flare that… Read More »Concern about Biologics
Meet Lori: I was diagnosed 18 years ago with ulcerative colitis. I had a colonoscopy approximately 18 months ago with some inflammation due to a flare. I tend to cruise along in remission for a long period of time and once I have a flare, I have a tough time getting back in remission again. Staying on my medication seems to be the most effective… Read More »Life is Good, Ulcerative Colitis Will Not Win!! – Lori B’s Story
Jennifer’s Current Ulcerative Colitis Symptoms: Currently, I have been in a flare for over a month, has been on going for several months. Alot of abdominal pain, bloating, fatigue, blood in stool, frequent porclin visits, depressed and literally feel like a prisoner in my body. Jennifer’s Story: Hello My name is Jennifer I suffer from Severe Ulcerative Colitis, for over 14 years. Over the last… Read More »Prisoner of My Body – Jennifer’s Ulcerative Colitis Story