Tys. or Cimzia

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lilgeniexol
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   Posted 7/17/2008 7:34 AM (GMT -6)   
Has anyone tried the new drugs Cimzia or Tysabri?  How have you done?

ZenaWP
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   Posted 7/17/2008 11:36 AM (GMT -6)   
There have been some posts about Cimzia in the last couple days...if you'll look back for them, they have a lot on Cimzia.  I was on a clinical trial for it for about a year. 

Crohn's Disease, Acid Reflux/Gastritis, Hypothyroidism, Endometriosis, Arthritis, Depression/Anxiety.  Too many meds to list them all.  =) 


ivy6
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   Posted 7/17/2008 5:15 PM (GMT -6)   
And check out thenew meds thread. There are some relevant posts there.
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sr5599
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   Posted 7/17/2008 10:35 PM (GMT -6)   
If I were to have had both to choose from, I would have started with Cimzia. That's just me. Doesn't come with black box warning, despite all the regular TNF alpha warnings. (cimzia was approved a couple months after I started Tysabri.)

Good luck!
--40 year old female, dx as UC in '04 (1st symptoms in '03), switched to Crohn's in '05, 1 fistula, crohn's colitis, limited to large intestine
--rejected (reaction/didn't work): Asacol, AZA, 6-MP, MTX, Remicade, Humira, prednisone
--methylpred - finally off 6/15/08, tried Prochymal in Phase III study (can't wait til it's approved!)
--started Tysabri 3/21/08, started Xifanan 5/24/08 
--single mom to 10-yr-old girl

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