Anyone on Entyvio every 6 weeks?

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UCer23
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   Posted 1/12/2018 1:19 PM (GMT -6)   
I've been on Entyvio every 8 weeks since the summer. It def has helped, but i would say only to about 65-70%, which is much better than the 0% I was getting from Humira & Azathroprine.

My new doctor isn't happy with the entyvio at 8 weeks but doesnt necessarily want me to come off of it because we have gotten a reaction when no other medication has gotten me to this point so we decided to bump me up to every 6 weeks.

I was curious if anyone has been on Entyvio at 8 weeks before moving up to 6 weeks? Curious to see if your symptoms got better or anything like that. I'm hopeful because I like entyvio, havent gotten side effects from it like 6mp and others, so I'm hopeful this is the dosage that can get me to remission.

iPoop
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   Posted 1/12/2018 2:23 PM (GMT -6)   
Are you only on entyvio at this point? I ask as combination-therapy is often produces the best results for us. Since you had a reaction with 6mp, had you considered adding oral and rectal-route mesalamine to the entyvio? Might give you the extra boost you need.
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   Posted 1/13/2018 8:25 AM (GMT -6)   
Completely agree with IPoop, hit it from every angle.
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