Biologics, blood, and diarrhea

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   Posted 7/20/2010 11:03 PM (GMT -6)   
Has anyone had success with biologics to such an extent that the med got rid of your diarrhea and blood?
25 year old 
college student trying to get a degree in philosophy
Diagnosed Jan. 2008 with Crohns disease.  Been on solumedrol, flagyl, Pentasa, Rowasa, Prednisone, Humira.
Currently on Pentasa and Humira.  Started Humira 4-8-10.

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Date Joined Apr 2009
Total Posts : 87
   Posted 7/20/2010 11:39 PM (GMT -6)   
Yes. A few days after the infusion I was not having any of those symptoms and it has stayed that way. I do however have some centralized abdominal pain but they have not been able to find what actually is causing it.

Currently taking: started Humira 07.13.10
Recently tried 6MP and developed pancreatitis
Allergic to mesalamines
Developed antibodies to Remicade after 1 year

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Date Joined Jan 2006
Total Posts : 725
   Posted 7/21/2010 9:59 AM (GMT -6)   
Yep, 8+years on Remicade, and LOTS of symptom free living!
Matthew McKenna,
Joey's dad.
Crohn's Disease and Guillian-Barre' Syndrome.
Remicade, 6MP and a few of their friends.

"I'm just along for the ride."

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