Tysabri update - 10 months and counting

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jid
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Date Joined Apr 2005
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   Posted 12/17/2008 9:51 PM (GMT -7)   
I had my 10th infusion earlier in the week and had my annual scope today. Nearly all of my inflammation is gone, according to the colonoscopy. There is still one section with some inflammation but the before (18 months ago, on tons of prednisone) to now (post tysabri) is quite impressive.

For those of you considering Tysabri, it isn't for everyone but it is an option to consider for sure.

J

Kaycie
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Date Joined Jan 2006
Total Posts : 449
   Posted 12/17/2008 10:57 PM (GMT -7)   
Thanks for the promising results....

If the study drug I'm on right now doesn't swing me into remission soon, I might be headed that direction and I'm very nervous about it!

I just keep reminding myself "quality of life! quality of life!"

Congrats on your newfound remission! Hope you stay that way!
Kaycie - Age: 26
Crohn's - Dx Nov 05
Failed Remicade, moving onto a Clinical Trial called ABT-874 - Tentative start date - 10/2/08 - 10/16/08  - Infusion, every 4 weeks.
IVF #1 (In-Vitro Fertilization) - Failed
IVF #2 - IVIg, Heparin, Baby Aspirin - TWIN GIRLS!!!
Reagan Dawn - 8/2/07 - Lived 1 hour 27 minutes due to Cloaca, NOT affiliated with my Crohn's
Addison Maria - 8/2/07 - 13 months old


sammies
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Date Joined Feb 2008
Total Posts : 493
   Posted 12/19/2008 3:38 PM (GMT -7)   
wow JiD! congrats. hope things continue to go well.
23 years with moderate Crohn's/colitis; fistulizing crohn's; pentasa; started humira 7/1/08; cipro; supplements: MSM, e, selenium, C, B complex, multi, iron

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