long term remicaid use

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crohnie1985
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Date Joined Nov 2007
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   Posted 11/28/2007 2:03 AM (GMT -7)   
I have been using remicaid for over 4 years, yes it has me off of steroids, but I started with infusions every 8 weeks, then down to 7 weeks, now I am at 5 weeks. I know the drug is working , but I feel it is slowly becoming less effective, any suggestions.

teddybearweiser
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Date Joined Oct 2004
Total Posts : 3042
   Posted 11/28/2007 3:52 AM (GMT -7)   
Hi crohnie, Has your gi doctor every up your dose of remicade? My Gi doctor up my dose in the beginning of this year.
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
 

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