Humira vs Remicade

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Date Joined Mar 2009
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   Posted 3/14/2009 9:56 PM (GMT -6)   
I just had a colonoscopy last week (5th one since dx).  My gastro told my husband that he thinks he wants to try me on humira because of ups and downs on remicade.  It works a bit then doesn't.  It is not a steady drug for me.  I just wanted to know if anyone else made the switch and what others think about the humira?
Any input would be appreciated!
UC diagnosed in 2002
Currently taking 400mg Asacol, 9 per day; 100mg of Imuran per day; Remicade every 7 weeks
Mommy of twins
Previously a Promotions Marketing Manager
Husband in law school.

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Date Joined Aug 2008
Total Posts : 903
   Posted 3/14/2009 10:35 PM (GMT -6)   
All I have is bragging about this drug! This drug is a miracle drug for me. It's a pain to give yourself shots every other week, but it's totally worth it. It put me in remission so fast, and have been in remission since about May or June of 2007. :)
27 year old, Married, Female.
Diagnosed with UC since March 2007

Taking Humira and Imuran since May 2007 (Currently in remission since May 2007)
Taken off Imuran 1/15/09
Only taking Humira.

Can't take Asacol, Allergic to Remicade

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