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. […]
Vedolizumab with a trade name of “Entyvio” is a medication the is created by Takeda Pharmaceuticals from Japan, and is meant as a treatment for people who Anti-TNF meds are not working.
Leslie C – “Currently I am in a state of remission from ulcerative colitis.” Some more details about Leslie: I love to read, mostly self-help and spiritually inspired works these days by authors like Wayne Dyer, Depak Chopra and Louise Hay. I love to garden and work with growing things that respond to sunlight, water […]
Hey UC’ers, Here is a study that caught my eye. Especially considering the skin lesions (skin rash, eczema) issues I dealt with after starting Humira about 7 years ago. I was a bit shocked to read that one third of those with IBD will deal with skin issues at some point. Give us a break […]
Happy 4th of July to all the American based or celebrating UC’ers of the world. There have been some questions over the past few weeks with regards to a relatively new medication call “Entyvio” or sometimes Vedolizumab (and I’m sure there are several other regional/country specific names that this medication has been branded as. So, […]
Hey UC’ers, Quick but important message regarding a very recent FDA ( Food and Drug Administration) review. Takeda is a massive pharmaceutical company headquartered in Japan, maybe you’ve heard of them before. And they have been hoping to bring forward their new blockbuster medication called Vedolizumab which I wrote a previous post on in August […]
(If you’ve taken Vedolizumab, please submit a “review” of your experience via the button at the bottom of this post:) There has been some recent news breaking the airwaves/internet waves about some clinical study data which you may find impressive. The name of the medication behind all the hype is Vedolizumab. Whether it’s marketing or […]