Remicade can also be used as a maintenance medication. Most people see results by their fifth infusion - some after their first.
I had to have the skin TB test and a chest x-ray before I could get my first infusion.
Pan-colitis and GERD diagnosed May 2003
Osteopenia (hip and spine) diagnosed Feb 2006
Asacol 12 per day, Azathioprine 100mg, Aciphex, Forvia, and Pro-Bio
Remicade: 1st infusion 06/17/08: Next infusion: 10/07/08
Last Prednisone dose: 7/15/08