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Remicade for Crohn's Disease
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What people say about Remicade

Positive 10,781
Negative 5,535
We found 101,993 discussions
Pollyd
Remecaid and Cymbalta
This combination has reduced some of my pain from Psoriatic Arthritis. I have had no relief from my Psoriasis.

Mickey's mind
UC remicade
I'm 16 year old boy and have had uc for awhile but have been getting infusion of remicade and I was wonder if anyone else is just feeling an overall lack of any kind of energy and have had random mood swings.

Cindy M
Anxiety
Can Remicade increase anxiety levels?

LovesAmerica
Remicade
Can remicade cause carpal tunnel symptoms and sciatica pain. On 9/30/14, I had a remicade infusion for psoriatic arthritis. The next day, I had excruciating pain and numbness in both wrist and all 10 fingers just like to carpal tunnel, which I have never had. I called my doctor, but I was in such pain I could not drive, so he prescribed Tramadol which I just finished taking today with no relief. I have an appt. with him on 10/21/14, then just today, I started having sciatica pain down my left leg which I did have surgery for in 2008.

Can someone please get back to me with an answer.

Thank you

NRamsey
BE CAREFUL WITH VITAMIN D3 - IT STOPS THE EFFECTIVENESS OF REMICADE
If you are on Remicade for arthritis and it stops working (i.e., you start having severe joint pain out of the blue), determine if you have started a new supplement that contains Vitamin D3. If 'yes' - STOP. You'll be better in a week or so. I experimented twice and determined - it's the Vitamin D3. Other things that have the same effect are grapefruit juice and, to a lesser extent, other citrus juices - but the effect is almost immediate with the juices - a few hours, whereas the pain from Vitamin D3 takes a few days to appear once you start the supplement. It is truly debilitating. Note; I have also had negative effects from simply eating grapefruit, oranges, some variety of strawberries and some variety of tomatoes - but not as severe as when drinking juice (because of the concentration).
harry oh
April 30, 2014
hey NRRamsey...have you ckd with your doc about stopping D3...?

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mom has been on Remicade for almost two years treating...
" ...fiance's mom has been on Remicade for almost two years treating Crohn's Disease. It has gone ...anyone used ... "

Remicade or Humiria, I am on Remicade for my Crohn's but it...
" Hi, Have you tried Remicade or Humiria, I am on Remicade for my Crohn's but it does nothing ...remission do to... "

remission. The remicade does not help my arthritis at all....
" ...CaMama, I am doing remicade now for my ...me in remission. The remicade does not help my arthritis at ... "

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www.inspire.com
reacted badly to remicade, then got psoriasis. That was 5...
" ...about 3 weeks after starting Remicade. I was put on remicade because a rheum misdiagnosed ...reacted badly to remicade, then got psoriasis. That was... "

taking Remicade a few times. It wasn't helping my Crohns...
" ...legs after taking Remicade a few times. It wasn't helping my Crohns much so I stopped the Remicade and ski... "

Patient concerns with Remicade

We found 101,993 discussions
Pollyd
Remecaid and Cymbalta
This combination has reduced some of my pain from Psoriatic Arthritis. I have had no relief from my Psoriasis.

Mickey's mind
UC remicade
I'm 16 year old boy and have had uc for awhile but have been getting infusion of remicade and I was wonder if anyone else is just feeling an overall lack of any kind of energy and have had random mood swings.

Cindy M
Anxiety
Can Remicade increase anxiety levels?

LovesAmerica
Remicade
Can remicade cause carpal tunnel symptoms and sciatica pain. On 9/30/14, I had a remicade infusion for psoriatic arthritis. The next day, I had excruciating pain and numbness in both wrist and all 10 fingers just like to carpal tunnel, which I have never had. I called my doctor, but I was in such pain I could not drive, so he prescribed Tramadol which I just finished taking today with no relief. I have an appt. with him on 10/21/14, then just today, I started having sciatica pain down my left leg which I did have surgery for in 2008.

Can someone please get back to me with an answer.

Thank you

NRamsey
BE CAREFUL WITH VITAMIN D3 - IT STOPS THE EFFECTIVENESS OF REMICADE
If you are on Remicade for arthritis and it stops working (i.e., you start having severe joint pain out of the blue), determine if you have started a new supplement that contains Vitamin D3. If 'yes' - STOP. You'll be better in a week or so. I experimented twice and determined - it's the Vitamin D3. Other things that have the same effect are grapefruit juice and, to a lesser extent, other citrus juices - but the effect is almost immediate with the juices - a few hours, whereas the pain from Vitamin D3 takes a few days to appear once you start the supplement. It is truly debilitating. Note; I have also had negative effects from simply eating grapefruit, oranges, some variety of strawberries and some variety of tomatoes - but not as severe as when drinking juice (because of the concentration).
harry oh
April 30, 2014
hey NRRamsey...have you ckd with your doc about stopping D3...?

Post from
menwithfibro.com
mom has been on Remicade for almost two years treating...
" ...fiance's mom has been on Remicade for almost two years treating Crohn's Disease. It has gone ...anyone used ... "

Remicade or Humiria, I am on Remicade for my Crohn's but it...
" Hi, Have you tried Remicade or Humiria, I am on Remicade for my Crohn's but it does nothing ...remission do to... "

remission. The remicade does not help my arthritis at all....
" ...CaMama, I am doing remicade now for my ...me in remission. The remicade does not help my arthritis at ... "

Post from
www.inspire.com
reacted badly to remicade, then got psoriasis. That was 5...
" ...about 3 weeks after starting Remicade. I was put on remicade because a rheum misdiagnosed ...reacted badly to remicade, then got psoriasis. That was... "

taking Remicade a few times. It wasn't helping my Crohns...
" ...legs after taking Remicade a few times. It wasn't helping my Crohns much so I stopped the Remicade and ski... "

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