The recommended program is an induction with infusions at 0, 2 and 6 weeks, followed by every 8 weeks.
Like all medications, Remicade can have side effects for some people, and some are simply allergic to one or more components of the drug. And like most UC treatments, it helps some and not others.
Hope it will help you.
Ulcerative colitis forum co-moderator
Moderate to severe left-sided UC diagnosed 2001.
Flared for 5 years, finally in remission with Remicade since March 2006.
Avascular necrosis in both shoulders is my "forever" gift from steroids.
Colazal, Remicade, Nature's Way Primadophilus Reuteri.
"My life is an ongoing medical adventure"