Mild flare seems to be passing

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Date Joined Apr 2010
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   Posted 4/28/2010 12:03 PM (GMT -6)   
I've been in perfect remission for 3 years and just got my Remicade infusion on 4-17. The entire week after the infusion I was starting to have more frequent and less dense stools for the first time in forever, which really scared me. I was so scared remicade had stopped working..But today I had a pretty good stool and its the only one so far, which kinda alleviates my worries :) Small victory I hope.

Anyways my question is, lets say the remicade had stopped working or....god forbid today I end up on the pot again, that remicade IS no longer working, I've only heard of humira as another regimen of meds. Anything else out there (aside from 6mp, imuran, pred - conventional doesn't work on me).
Age: 23
Gender: Male
Diagnosed: March 2 2005
Weight before diagnosis: 174lbs
Weight at sickest: 135lbs
Current weight: 192lbs 10% body fat
Current medication: Remicade 5mg/kg e. 7wks; Veramyst 27.5 mcg, Singulair 10mg

I joined this forum in hopes that my success story will inspire others to be proactive about their condition and to never lose hope.

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Date Joined Apr 2005
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   Posted 4/28/2010 12:31 PM (GMT -6)   
One of the other newer meds is called Cimzia. You might want to check that one out too. Good luck!
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Crohn's Disease for over 34 years. Currently on Asacol, Prilosec, Estrace, Prinivil, Diltiazem, Percoset prn for pain, Zofran, Phenergan, Probiotics, Calcium, Vit D, and Xanax prn. Resections in 2002 & 2005. Also diagnosed w/ Fibromyalgia, Osteoarthritis, & Anxiety. Currently my Crohns is in remission, but my joints are going crazy!
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