Does this mean that the remicade is working?

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survivor49
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   Posted 5/22/2008 8:32 PM (GMT -7)   
Each time that I go for a remicade infusion,i feel flu-ish for about three days and then start to feel well- better than i have in a year. Each time, my pain-free periods last longer and longer. Does this  mean that this is working?

CheerDad
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   Posted 5/22/2008 8:53 PM (GMT -7)   
Everyone's experience on the medications prescribed for this disease is different. With that said, it appears the Remicade is giving some benefit. I know that it has helped me alot.
We can respond to irritation with a smile instead of scowl, or by giving warm praise instead of icy indifference. By our being understanding instead of abrupt, others, in turn, may decide to hold on a little longer rather than to give way. Love, patience, and meekness can be just as contagious as rudeness and crudeness.

 
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georgialady
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   Posted 5/22/2008 11:29 PM (GMT -7)   
s-49 if you think remicade is helping and all your tests say ''yes'' go for it'' we are all
different what helps you and makes you feel good ''do it'''good luck

gachrons
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   Posted 5/23/2008 5:53 AM (GMT -7)   
Hi Sounds like it is I am so happy for you !!!! lol gail

kgirlie
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   Posted 5/23/2008 9:31 AM (GMT -7)   

That sounds like me. I have my third remi treatment today. I sleep for about two days and then I feel great. Remi is MY miracle drug. Good luck to you. I am pain free also, yeah!! Now if I could only be symptom free.

Kgirlie


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27 year old female dx with CD in 2001. Pentasa 4 g/day, Prednisone 30 mg/day, Lexapro 20 mg/day, Maxalt 10 mg as needed. Mother of son, 3, and daughter, 9 months.  


ssmith415
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   Posted 5/24/2008 1:44 PM (GMT -7)   
I agree....I feel really tired for 2 days after my treatment, then I feel better than ever. I am having my 7th treatment on 6/6
Sherri-28 yrs old
Crohn's Disease-diagnosed 1/2007
5mg predisone
Lialda
Azasan
Remicade Treatments every 6 weeks
B-12 Shot every month
Multi-Vitamin


wednesday77
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   Posted 5/24/2008 6:11 PM (GMT -7)   

I just had my second Remicade infusion yesterday - I have been so tired in general I sleep all the time - last night I fell asleep around midnight and except for getting out of bed for an hour around noon, I slept until 3:00 p.m.!  Is that normal?  I am currently healing from a flare.

32 yr old female

Crohn's colitis

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