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01-06-2012, 02:51 PM   #1
chrisnsteph1022
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How long to remission?

How long after the first infusion did you get into remission?
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Moderate/severe flare through entire colon 12/2010-10/2012
Lialda, omeprazole, Remicade, Methotrexate, Folic Acid, Questran
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01-06-2012, 05:01 PM   #2
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Ive had 5 infusions now and pretty much in remission now (5th one was yesterday)
so 38weeks since my 1st infusion
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01-07-2012, 02:51 AM   #3
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I've had three and may be in remission. Sure feels like it! Just waiting for appointment for tests to check.
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01-09-2012, 10:01 AM   #4
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I've had my 6th infusion Jan 6th and I started in April 2011.

I would say been in remission since my 4th infusion.
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