I think my Gi doc is the same as your old doc. I went in last friday, and told her about the research I've done . How remicade might have caused antibodies, which may be causing the arthritis. She just agrred, no test nothing. So I really don't know if it's actually the antibodies, someone else said it could even be remi induced lupus. I'm thinking i need a new GI. But they are so hard to come by here in Montreal,Ca. The doc took me off remicade, put me back on Imuran and now waiting to start Humira. Hope these 2 meds will help my arthritis. Now my CD is out of control from not having remicade. I rather flar up of crohn's then these arthritis pains that are like no other.
I will keep this thread going as long as possible.
Thanks for much for your reply!
I've spoken to the doc about
MTX but she knows I want to start a family in a few years (getting married soon) so she wouldn't even talk to me about
MTX, she just said 'NO' and put me Imuran. Have you tried imuran before MTX?
24 year old woman. Crohn's all my life but diagnosed at age 18.Been on prednisone 8 times. which they will not give me anymore(doesn't work for me)I am on Prevacide for the ulcers I get in the stomach,pantesa. I've been on and off imuran,entocort,number of others I can think of. I have cronh's in the small bowel,colon,stomach. Since Nov 08 I've been suffering from RA which is just as bad as CD. haven't been able to work for the last 2 years. Awaiting to start Humira since being on Remicade for 1 year 4 months that no longer works.Hoping to get my life back with Humira.thinking of taking MTX