Current Details regarding rates of remission from using Remicade and/or Humira (anti-TNF medications) to treat UC, as well as adverse side effects rates, and what to expect when changing from one medication to the other.
This Friday morning I am scheduled for my every 8 week Remicade treatment. Remicade aka infliximab is a immune modulator that is used to treat Crohn’s and Ulceratice colitis as well as many other types of auto-immune diseases. It is a humanized monoclonal antibody for TNF alpha made from mouse protein. TNF alpha is part of the body’s immune response system that causes inflammation. So,… Read More »Ready for Remicade?
Some More Details on Humira: I was cleaning out the medicine cabinet today, and besides throwing out some old bottles of prednisone, azathioprine, and hydrocodine, I came across the “Drug Counseling Information” for Humira. This counseling came with the monthly overnight shipment of Humira from the drug company that was contracted to sell it to me.(I was taking Humira for a few months last year,… Read More »Humira Drug Information