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answer3
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   Posted 5/8/2008 10:07 AM (GMT -7)   
My girlfriend has crohns and was taking remicade but the last three infusions she had really bad reactions that inculde thoat closing up almost completely i would like to know if anyone has experienced this and what they tryed after wards(surgery or Humira)

dunny2
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   Posted 5/8/2008 10:30 AM (GMT -7)   
Hi, it's so nice to see someone post out of concern for another, so good for you!!

I reacted to Remicade and could no longer take it. My doc told me about Humira, and I have to admit, I put
it off for so long, as the fear of another reaction frightened me. But I started Humira some months ago, and
everything went very smoothly.

I think your girlfriend might do well on it. Good luck to both of you!!
Vicky

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sukay
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   Posted 5/8/2008 10:57 AM (GMT -7)   

Hello answer3,

Yikes! I definitely wouldn't put up with that type of reaction. What has her GI said about it? Hasn't he/she offered her any other options? If humira was suggested, I would jump on it.

Hope everything works out well for your friend.

 

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