My First Remicade Infusion

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orngie
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Date Joined Feb 2009
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   Posted 5/22/2009 2:27 PM (GMT -7)   
I had my first Remicade infusion yesterday. It went really well! The nurse got a vein on the first try and I napped through most of it thanks to the Benadryl. Other than being drowsy all day yesterday I'm feeling great! Now...let's hope it works :)

goldy3
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Date Joined Feb 2009
Total Posts : 139
   Posted 5/22/2009 2:45 PM (GMT -7)   
I hope it works for you...I've been on humira 8 weeks now and it's finally starting to kick in....hope you find relief sooner....
42 year old woman diagnosed with UC 1991, Jpouch surgery 1992, Crohn's diagnosis 2009
Current meds: 1200mg xifaxin, 6mg entocort, Humira (started 3/23/09), synthroid, aciphex and 1000mg of cipro
Past meds: bactrum (side effect: rash), pentasa (tried twice in a 4 week period, severe nausea, vomiting and D), levquin (ineffective), flagyl (works, hate the side effects), enemas and suppositories (ineffective), imuran- tried 2/09, landed in the ER with severe back pain and raised liver funtions....
 


Sarah_B
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Date Joined Feb 2009
Total Posts : 82
   Posted 5/22/2009 4:26 PM (GMT -7)   
Good luck! I hope it works out for you :)
22 years old, Female.
Diagnosed with Crohn's Ileocolitis November 2008.
Currently taking Humira.


orngie
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Date Joined Feb 2009
Total Posts : 161
   Posted 5/23/2009 7:11 AM (GMT -7)   
Thanks!

crohnielass
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   Posted 5/23/2009 12:30 PM (GMT -7)   
Hi really glad it worked for you and hope it continues sadly i got a reaction on my 2nd one was so upset as after the first one i felt on top of the world and better than i had done in ages. Bev x
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