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    How long does it take Stelara to work?

    Works for me but I struggle a bit with fatigue in the last 2 weeks of the 8 week cycle. Good luck!
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    Switching from Remicade to Stelara

    Hi I know this is months later to reply but I had the same problem with Infliximab (Remicade) & switched to Stelara which seems to be better. Best of luck.
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    Calling Stelara Parents

    Stelara works well for me. Hope you get it sorted. : )
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    Flaring again.....whats my options?

    This info helped me. Also I've been exposed to covid & either didn't get it or got it mildly. http://s3-eu-west-1.amazonaws.com/files.crohnsandcolitis.org.uk/decision_tree.pdf
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    Stelara every 12 weeks in the UK, not frequent enough?

    Hey. I'm still side effect free which is great & my husband does the injection for me & it feels really easy, & not that painful at all. However, I am still struggling with that period of weeks 8 to 12 where I could do with having the drug at 8 weeks instead of 12. Still pushing my Doc on it...
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    Stelara every 12 weeks in the UK, not frequent enough?

    Hi. Has anyone else in the UK found it frustrating that Stelara is currently only given every 12 weeks? I'm noticing a drop in the affects of the drug 8 weeks in & I started on it a year ago. I was on Remicade (Infliximab) for 5 years before that but then I developed a huge skin reaction to...
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    Remsima not as good as Remicade?

    Hi, has anyone out there been switched from Remicade to Remsima (the biosimilar & cheaper version of Remicade)? I was switched over to Remsima from Remicade about 18 months ago and I have to say that it's definitely not as effective. Whilst I still feel ok energy wise on Remsima (well for the...
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    There's hope re TTC & Crohns / Remicade (Infliximab)

    Hi there. I just want to say that as a Crohn's patient on Remicade, at the ripe age of 43 & after nearly four years of trying for our second child, we have finally managed to conceive naturally! I felt it would be good to share this positive story. It's early days in the pregnancy so fingers...
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    Remicade / Infliximab causing more Allergies?

    Hi there. Is anyone else out there on Remicade (Infliximab) developing new allergies on it or finding that existing allergies are getting worse? I saw an old thread covering this subject and Humira on this forum from 5 years ago and wondered there was any new information? I have been on...
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    Remicade & IVF anyone mixed them??

    Hi there, I am 41 & my husband & I conceived our first child easily back in 2008, despite the fact that I'd had Crohn's related surgery in 2006, but at that time the Crohn's was undiagnosed. However, after problems through 2011 & 2012 and going onto Remicade since October 2012, my husband & I...
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    Infliximab (Remicade) & sun exposure???

    Hello : ) My IBD Nurse & various consultants / friends with IBD have always mentioned the higher risk of skin cancer if taking Azathiroprine. However, I'm only on Infliximab (Remicade) & they've never said anything about Infliximab being a problem in the sun...until now!! My IBD Nurse has...
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    Excercise and Crohn's

    Hi, is anyone finding that excercise makes them feel worse? I don't understand why it's doing that for me as there are people everywhere with Crohn's still managing to jog, swim, train hard in the gym etc etc. I end up with a weak muscle feeling, nausea & general unwellness. I'm a 40 year old...
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    Would a bag make me med free?

    Hi, I'm a 39 year old dancer with Crohn's in the Sigmoid Colon (so far let's hope it's goes nowhere else). I first developed 2 deep anal abscesses in 06', after drainage surgery I then had 3 complicated fistulas operated on so had 3 ops on my rectum over 5 months. In 11' I experienced viral...