Well, I was wrong. Maybe I can splurge on DVDs when I get my tax refund like I did, but I cannot start a 140 dollar a month medications habit!! That's right folks, my copay is 140 dollars for Canassa. I won't be getting it. If my doc can't get me samples to try first I'll never get the first prescription.
Some have asked about my health. Basically, I do feel great. I thought I felt great when having my first flair, but I guess I was pretty sick. At least my fissure was a sign of that! Right now I have inflammation that causes me pain on random days when I go do #2. Today I'm fine. Two days ago I felt sure I was developing a fissure and started to call the GI.
Mainly, I feel good enough to ignore the pain that I can take care of in non medicative ways, but not good enough so that I feel comfortable going to the restroom everyday. When I compare to how I felt before Remicade my pain is easily put aside. But I will probbaly go see the GI just to make sure I'm ok. Eventually/
Bad fissure Feb 2005, still have it January 2006. On Pentasa and Imuran 100mg. Some slight swelling and ulceration of terminal ileum. No other symptoms. Now on Remicade!