After years of medical issues and many IV's especially 3 years of remicade every 8 weeks my veins are starting to have problems. If I had to get an IV every week, I think I'd insist on a port.
Male, 55 years old with Crohn's since 15 years old, diagnosed at age 46. Terminal ileum resected 2002. 5 months of remission. Crohn's has now been active since early 2003. Had a gall bladder removed Nov. of 2009. Currently on Remicade every 8 weeks, Nexium, Iron, B-12 injection every 4 weeks,5-asa Asacol, Entocort, Morphine Sulfate as needed for pain. Cymbalta for long term pain control. 5-asa Salofalk, Imuran and Prednisone in the past.