methotrexate

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 up again, I’m currently having an acute flare up just… Read More »Methotrexate and Infliximab

Would You Do It?

Diane has been asked by her doctor if she would take part in a new LOW DOSE Methotrexate study. She is looking for advice as to whether to participate or not. She has been fighting so much for so long that she is confident the injections could help, but at the same time she does not want to loose the health she has fought so hard to maintain.

Methotrexate Nightmare

Introduction: My name is Kristen, I have had Ulcerative Colitis for 21 years and have never really got it under control. Ive tried everything from ASA to prednisone (ew) to Remicade. Some more about me: Im from Toronto, Ontario Canada. I am a psychology major in university and am working on completing my doctorate. The best thing in my life is my dog! Methotrexate Nightmare… Read More »Methotrexate Nightmare

How to Start SCD While on Prednisone

Introduction: 28 year old grad student, diagnosed in 2008 with very mild symptoms. Just blood on the paper, no pain, no cramping, no irregular movements. Had a flex-sigmoid to confirm. Was put on Lialda in 2009 at increasing dosages to control blood, but still no pain or other symptoms. In Nov of 2011 had a NASTY bout of food poisoning that had me laid up… Read More »How to Start SCD While on Prednisone

Methotrexate Update

Well, this month marks my 10th anniversary since my first flare-up of pan colitis.  I remember how scary that was – not knowing what was wrong.  It’s hard to believe that it’s now 10 years later and I am about to take my 24th and final dose of methotrexate this week and I have to say that it has really helped my UC. I began back… Read More »Methotrexate Update