I'll be on it two years next month. I went over my 8 weeks once and started to have a few symptoms. I'd rather have my infusion every 8 weeks for the rest of my life than spend it in the bathroom like I did the previous five years.
Talk to your GI about
this. One of the problems with going off is that sometimes you can't re-start the Remi if you need it again. A fair number of people have allergic reactions when they try to start it again.
Moderate to severe left-sided UC (21 cm) diagnosed 2001.
Asacol, Rowasa, Pentasa, Prednisone, Entocort, Azathioprine
Colazal, Remicade, Nature's Way Primadophilus Reuteri.
In remission since April, 2006. Remicade has been my wonder drug.
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