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   Posted 1/25/2010 7:01 PM (GMT -6)   
I recently watcheda comercial on tv about living with crohn's it indicates that there's a new tretment that is better then what's out there. has anybody seen this comercial?

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   Posted 1/25/2010 8:51 PM (GMT -6)   
I've seen it a handful of times. I remember it mentioning their quiz but I don't recall anything about treatments.
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Currently on Remicade, Imuran, probiotics, folic acid, multivitamin.
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   Posted 1/25/2010 9:11 PM (GMT -6)   
same answer as pinfram i hv seen it a few times will pay attention more closely next time...lyn
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   Posted 1/25/2010 10:46 PM (GMT -6)   
I think the commercial is sponsored by Centocor--the makers of Remicade.

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   Posted 1/26/2010 7:51 AM (GMT -6)   
Yes ... it's for Remicade.  If you go to the website ... you'll take a "quiz" (which, by-the-way, didn't print out the answers I put in) ... you'll enter some personal information ... then they'll mail you a "kit".  The kit is about the wonderfulness of Remicade ... all the dreaded side-effects of Remicade ... blah, blah, blah ... and a nifty cd (that I assume goes over all the printed litature. 
Oh!  Also I saw the Cimzia "litature" a friend received when she started that med.  Wow!  No wonder the pharmecutical company has to charge a ga-billion dollars an injection.  It's a fancy schmacy three ring zipped binder ... with pens and paper ... and again all the litature of the greatness of Cimzia and then all the dreaded side-effects of the med.

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   Posted 1/26/2010 8:02 AM (GMT -6)   
I got all that Cimzia stuff too... Plus they'll send you a free medication travel bag, which was nice. I haven't had a problem with prices, either; UCB'S CIMplicity program covers 100% of my copay. If Cimzia only took care of the extraintestinal symptoms I've been struggling with, I'd basically have no complaints.
22 years old, Female.
Diagnosed with Crohn's Ileocolitis November 2008.
Currently taking Cimzia, 10 mg prednisone.

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