Archive | Remicade

Remicade is a medication that affects the immune system and is prescribed for Ulcerative Colitis patients who are not responding to other medications. It is administered through an IV usually into your arm.

Faulty Immune System and Too Many Medications

I am in complete remission at this moment :)) – I love sharing projects with friends – arts and crafts, gardening, cooking, enjoy learning new things, being outside, and traveling to different places. I do get anxious about traveling because I often get a flare-up while traveling. Robin’s Story: Sorry Adam, but I am starting […]

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August Colitis Research News – FMT, Disability, Infliximab, Vedolizumab

Here’s a brief update of a select few stories/research documents that have been published recently. As you’ll see below, the topics vary quite a bit, but are all centered around Inflammatory Bowel Disease and specifically Ulcerative Colitis which is what we/I are/am most interested in right? :) The FREE iHaveUC eBook “Ulcerative Colitis Tips” is […]

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Backpacking Trip Halted by Unexpected Inflamed Colon, HELP ME TRAVEL AGAIN!

Cole’s relatively new to UC, right now he’s taking Prednisone 30mg/day after starting at 60mg. Remicade (just had second infusion). Multi-vitamin, vitamin D, calcium, tumeric, vitamin C, vitamin B12, omega 3-6-9, L-glutamine, licorice root (stopped taking right now as I started SCD, but am now introducing them again) The FREE iHaveUC eBook “Ulcerative Colitis Tips” […]

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Methotrexate and Infliximab

Hi my name is Anne. I have ulcerative colitis and been struggling with it for 6 years. 3 years had a severe flare, I’ve written on here a few times I’ve tried many medications and even was on a clinical trial for fecal transplants. I seem to improve and have mild symptoms than I flare […]

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Fighting My Way to Remission

Intro: 47 year old male living in upstate NY. Diagnosed with UC about 3 years ago. Have been in remission for close to two years now. Some more about Me: Always researching the latest meds, probiotics and diet for maintaining my remission. Symptoms: No symptoms. In remission for 21 months!! Fighting My Way to Remission […]

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The Life of a Traveling Patient

Intro: Hi, I’m Yael and I’m 19 years old, diagnosed with UC in February 2013 after a year of heavy blood loss. I received 2 blood transfusions. I was put on oral prednisone.It didn’t work. I was then hospitalized for a week, while they tried IV Prednisone- also to no avail. From then on it’s […]

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Have I Cursed My Daughter with a Bad Gut?

Intro: I’m currently 27, dealing with UC since I was 20. I’ve been on every medication under the sun –> asacol, lialda, simponi, etc. Finally settled on remicade (it’s working like a CHARM). I’ve been through countless HORRENDOUS flares and many, many rounds of steroids. Finally feel like I have it more under control, but […]

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Remicade and Weight Control

For the life of me I cannot lose any weight, or it fluctuates within a 10lb range. So has anyone found issues with weight loss with Remicade? The FREE iHaveUC eBook “Ulcerative Colitis Tips” is made available to all members of the 15,000 person newsletter group INSTANTLY. It is several pages of tips gathered from […]

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