I have been taking Remicade for a couple years. about
4 months ago, the Arthritis specialist said my white blood cells were at 12 but they just said it was from the UC inflammation? Then in late Nov at the ER they gave me an antibiotics because they said my white blood cells showed I had an infection... Then in December, I had the reaction to Remicade. I don't know if it is all related or not but I will be asking my doctors about
it. I felt like I had a bladder infection 4 months ago but I didn't and haven't felt like I had an other infection, just severe joint pains and body pains...
Diagnosed with Left-sided Ulcerative Colitis 1995 at 15
Tried: Prednisone, Rowasa & Hydrocortisone Enemas, Proctofoam, Sulfasalazine, Asacol, Probiotics, Fish Oil, Canasa, Enotcourt, Colazol, Proctocort, Anamantle, etc...
Diagnosed with Ulcerative Proctitis with almost rectovaginal fistula in 2004, put on Remicade,ulcer shrunk in 3 months, August 2007:Increased Remicade dosage-700mg every 6 weeks,diagnosed with Psoriatic Arthritis & Fibromyalgia Current meds:
Remicade 700mgs every 6 wks ( had reaction, will start Humira in 6 weeks) Lomotil, Darvocet, Clorazepate, Proctofoam HC, Tapering Prednisone again :( for joint pain