First cimzia injection this morning!!

New Topic Post Reply Printable Version
[ << Previous Thread | Next Thread >> ]

Regular Member

Date Joined Jan 2010
Total Posts : 24
   Posted 7/13/2010 5:46 PM (GMT -6)   
So the day has finally come!, I've been waiting and
Waiting to get started on cimzia. It's honestly a little surreal I didn't expect to be feeling the way that I do about it..,
I've done all the research and such for the past year when my doc first introduced the idea of taking it. So I've somewhat known what to expect.., buut it just feels more 'heavy' then I thought it would..., just in the sence that now it is very real and more intense than I thought it would be. At the same time I do feel as though it is the start of getting my life back!!

Veteran Member

Date Joined Aug 2007
Total Posts : 1202
   Posted 7/13/2010 6:30 PM (GMT -6)   
Good job, Crohnic-Style! Best wishes for a great response! Personally, if I were new to TNFs, but knew what I know, I'd chose Cimzia without question. It's easy, doesn't sting like Humira and has that pegylated formula which is supposed to help it last in the body. Good luck!
1 fistula, crohn's colitis, limited to large intestine
Compounded budesonide 3mg/daily, Cimzia. Dx Osteoporosis 10/08 started Forteo 1/27/09

New Member

Date Joined Jan 2010
Total Posts : 6
   Posted 7/14/2010 7:59 AM (GMT -6)   
I have been on Cimzia for about 1YR.  I feel the Remicade works better for my chrons and joint pain.   I recently added Imuran 150MG to see if works any better.  I take 400MG each month of Cimzia.

Regular Member

Date Joined Jan 2010
Total Posts : 24
   Posted 7/15/2010 10:48 AM (GMT -6)   
Thanks Sr5599 definitely aprectiate the response especially on a day like that when it helps to know people are listening. :)
New Topic Post Reply Printable Version
Forum Information
Currently it is Friday, October 28, 2016 11:15 AM (GMT -6)
There are a total of 2,713,399 posts in 299,186 threads.
View Active Threads

Who's Online
This forum has 153788 registered members. Please welcome our newest member, bobbyjgrant.
335 Guest(s), 6 Registered Member(s) are currently online.  Details
PeteZa, davidy, Tudpock18, time2reclaim, eat2bwell, Sissy63

Follow on Facebook  Follow on Twitter  Follow on Pinterest

©1996-2016 LLC  All rights reserved.

Advertise | Privacy Policy & Disclaimer