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Date Joined Jun 2007
Total Posts : 10
   Posted 11/12/2007 9:41 PM (GMT -6)   
If I am on remicade can I get a flu shot.

Regular Member

Date Joined Jan 2006
Total Posts : 355
   Posted 11/12/2007 9:42 PM (GMT -6)   
Yes, you should be able to get the shot.  Do not get the flu mist though.  But, as always, you should check with your doctor first.

Veteran Member

Date Joined Mar 2005
Total Posts : 4305
   Posted 11/12/2007 9:52 PM (GMT -6)   
When I was on remicade I btook a flu shot with no problems.Talk to your Doctor about it.

Veteran Member

Date Joined Oct 2004
Total Posts : 3042
   Posted 11/13/2007 5:10 AM (GMT -6)   
Hi, it is recommened that you go and get a flu shot. I am on Remicade and got my flu shot.
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.
My Internest doctor has me on Lisnopril-HTCZ and Folic Acid. Diagnosed
with Osteoarthritis July 2007

Regular Member

Date Joined Oct 2007
Total Posts : 149
   Posted 11/13/2007 8:22 AM (GMT -6)   
The pharmacy company that i get get Remicade off of told me 2 weeks before the Rem dose and 2 weeks after. I'm not sure why but thats what they advised me to do before i get my flu shot.
Crohns for 11 years
1 surgery so far
2 times in hospital for blockages
B12 Injections

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