remicade and fatigue

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Date Joined Jun 2010
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   Posted 6/19/2010 11:26 AM (GMT -6)   
I'm 4 weeks out-almost 5-of the second infusion. Not having a third due to other side effects. But this fatigue! it's killing me. How long does it take to wake up again. Oh, I am in remission confrimed via scope.
UC 1996
5 asa, predisone, 6 mp
X-mas present- Dec 26, 2000
Emergency j-pouch surgery
Multiple complications
J-pouch redo- July 3,  2001
Take down-Jan 3,  2002
Chronic pouchitis: cipro, pentassa, xifican, cortioam, canassa, leviguin, lexapro, vit D, fish oil, probiotics, lot's of other vit's
Latest flare April 27 2010 Hosptial for 1 week-remciade
Possible CD, Possible pouch removal-anxiety-can you blame me?

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Date Joined May 2009
Total Posts : 250
   Posted 6/19/2010 2:53 PM (GMT -6)   
Mine usually wore off after week 1, so I may be different. Why are u getting off? just curious.
Current meds:  Remicade
Tried:  Prednisone, sulfasalzine, lialda, antibiotics, imuran
29 yr old female w/ crohn's colitis and SEVERE leg pain

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Date Joined Mar 2005
Total Posts : 1289
   Posted 6/20/2010 12:42 AM (GMT -6)   
i have been super fatigued after my infusions but only for a day or so...
36 year old male living in AZ.  Diagnosed with Crohns at age of 15.
Currently on 30 mg prednisone.  still taking Asacol.  Just had 3rd Remicade infusion 3 weeks ago
In the middle of a bad flare now for over a year...lost almost 30 lbs. -- gained most of it back now.

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