My doc refers to it as the uptake dosage. In other words, you get alot of the drug on board so that you don't bottom out before your next dose. After that, you should have a steady amount of the drug in you. It really sucks though doesn't it? I don't know about
you but those shots hurt a LOT. I recently switched over to the injectable version and I'm not sure its any better because it goes in so S L O W L Y. It's a no win with me I'm afraid. I just brace myself and let my husband do the jabbing. Good luck. I hope it works out well for you. I've been on it for about
Diagnosed 13+ years ago.
Been in remission for short periods of time but each time I come out of remission my disease seems to have spread. No longer isolated in my ileum, now from stomach down to rectum.
Current Medications for the Crohns: Humera 40mg injections every other week, Imuran 150mg, 3xday, Hyomax, Welchol 625mg, Calcium, Acidophilus & Potassium
Previous Medications I've been on: Asocal, Pentasa, Cipro, Prednisone, Flagyl, Vancomycin & Entocort
"LIFE IS NOT HOW YOU SURVIVE THE STORM, BUT HOW YOU DANCE IN THE RAIN...."