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ratterree
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   Posted 2/12/2009 5:06 PM (GMT -6)   
I have just started taking Cimza and have not had any adverse reactions. My second injection is coming due and I was wondering what response to this drug. I have had Crohn's for 36 years and had three bowel resections. I currently take Questran for the dirrahea and a small dose of predisone along with Cypro antibodic. Thanks John

patientspiders
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Date Joined Jul 2005
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   Posted 2/12/2009 7:23 PM (GMT -6)   
I just started Cimzia today, myself, but so far so good! LOL. From everything that I've read, the Cimzia could start to work as early as 2 weeks into the treatment, but with definite improvement by six weeks in.

I'm not good with all this "link"/internet nonsense, but there is a posting on the first page of this crohn's forum for "starting a new med?"... there are links to past discussions about Cimzia there.

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27f, dx'd CD July '05 after 6 fistula/abscess surgeries
Remicade '05 through '08, with no other maintenance meds
Noticing a real difference with a Gluten-Free diet.
Currently on:
Cimzia (loading doses 2-12-09)
Probiotics, Digestive Enzymes, and Prednisone

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