I have only had 2 infusions so far but both times nausea lasted for about a week afterwards. The remicade patient pamphlet doesn't tell you that nausea and vomiting can be a side effect, but when I looked it up in the nursing drug book, it lists nausea and vomiting in italics which means it is the most common side effect. My Dr prescribed me phenergan. It works wonderfully.
Finally Dx- April 13 2007 (age 26) ilio-crohn's-colitis. Surgeries:appendectomy, cholecystectomy, tonsillectomy, pinidal cyst removed,emergency abdominal surgery for hemorrhaging ovary from burst ovarian cyst, LEEPcervix, emergency abdominal surgery for grapefruit sized ovarian cyst removal, D and C of uterus, lumpectomy of breast.
MEDS: remicade, prednisone, Asacol TID, protonix, metformin, buspar, trazodone, multi V, B complex, flaxseed. Vegetarian, leaning towards vegan. no nuts, seeds, or wheat.
Many allergies. Polycystic ovarian syndrome, anxiety, depression, ITP
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