Problems with Remicade

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Date Joined Feb 2008
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   Posted 3/3/2008 10:35 AM (GMT -6)   
I was just wondering, for those of you that have had trouble taking Remicade, what kind of trouble have you had?
My 17 yr old daughter had her 2nd infusion a week ago.  The first one in the hospital two weeks before that.  She has not been the same since.  Stomach pain/Nausea. She felt better before ever trying it.

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Date Joined Dec 2007
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   Posted 3/3/2008 9:13 PM (GMT -6)   
I have not had any issues with nausea, but I have had some extended severe headaches after infusions.  You should probably discuss this with her doctor, but I have found that most doctors who prescribe it refuse to acknowledge that it can cause side effects. 

M-39, UC Diagnosed June 2007

Other stuff:  Migraines/headaches, high blood pressure, essential tremor

Previous Meds: Colazol (caused pancreatitis), antibiotics, Prednisone (several cycles 20mg/day)

Current Meds: Remicade beginning in Oct ‘07, various vitamins, Imitrex, Lortab, Lisinopril

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