Remicade - can you have a drink?

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   Posted 4/24/2009 8:06 AM (GMT -6)   
I'm not a drinker but I enjoy an occasional glass of wine, just wondering if that's ok?
37 year old mom of 2.

Diagnosed with Ulcerative Proctitis 1995 (24 years old) / Ulcerative Colitis in 2000 (29 years old)
In remission for 4 years from 2005 - 3/2009 with colazol maintenance only.

Hospitalized for flare 3/23/09 - 3/25/09.

Current Meds: Apriso 4/day, Prednisone 40mg per day, Rowasa Enemas 2/day, Culturelle

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   Posted 4/24/2009 8:47 AM (GMT -6)   
It's definitely okay to have an occasional drink. I drink every couple weeks and have no problem.
Diagnosed '93. 
Asacol, Prednisone, Remicade, Imuran

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   Posted 4/24/2009 10:06 AM (GMT -6)   
Yes I enjoy my wine too; preferably a good Zin from Lodi, CA. :-)


Remicade - will have my 27th infusion on March 19 Vitamin B-12/Biotin, Probiotics
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   Posted 4/24/2009 10:38 AM (GMT -6)   
ABSOLUTELY! Good for you too.
Proctitis DX 1999, Pancolitis DX 2008
Lialda 1 day
Golimumab study (100mg every 4 weeks)
Vitamin E Enemas as needed

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