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Date Joined Mar 2006
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   Posted 8/22/2007 12:53 PM (GMT -6)   
Has anyone recently had their second infusion? Did your symptoms afterward get better?
Diagnosed 1/06
CD of Terminal Ileum
Taking Pentasa, Entocort, Prograf and Remicade.

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Date Joined Dec 2006
Total Posts : 244
   Posted 8/22/2007 9:00 PM (GMT -6)   
Hi jennifer -

After my 2nd infusion my symptoms were better. Didn't have major side effects on the first one but the 2nd went even better - just minor fatigue.

Hope your treatments are going better.

MMAC, Wife & Mother of 3 (14, 13 & 7) - Diagnosed w/CD June05 (terminal ileum)

Asacol (8 daily), Imuran (150mg), Prenisone (15mg), Lunesta (3mg), Phenergan (when needed) - Remicade as of 7/24

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Date Joined Jul 2003
Total Posts : 481
   Posted 8/22/2007 9:50 PM (GMT -6)   
I didn't have any symptoms after my first infusion, but after my second I was tired for about a week and was getting headaches.

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Date Joined Oct 2004
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   Posted 8/23/2007 5:18 AM (GMT -6)   
Hi Jennifer,
I have been on Remicade for over 2 years and I am doing fine. I have no-side effects from the
Remicade. You should start feeling alot better as you get more infusions. I get my Remicade every
8 weeks.
Hi, I am teddybearweiser, I am a male.
I was diagnosed with crohns disease when i was admitted to the hospital
in 1992, in Jan of 1993 I was back in the hospital for surgery for my crohns. I had part of my right colon resectioned with ilecolonstomy.
 My GI doctor has me on Asacol, Dicyclomine,Imuran,Celebrex and Remicade. B-12 injection once a month.
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