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10-15-2012, 11:37 PM   #1
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Location: Tacoma, Washington

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Starting Cimzia Tomorrow!

Anxious, but ready. Just wanted to share. :-)
Diagnosed with Crohn's Disease 5/2010

Current Meds:
Methotrexate 15 mg SQ weekly
Kenalog steroid injections into my eyes for severe Iritis flare
Timolol & Lumigan for glaucoma from Kenalog

Failed Meds:
Imuran...ended up hospitalized with a severe allergic reaction after 12 days 9/2010
Humira - lupus like syndrome 10/2011
Prednisone - drug induced diabetes 8/2012
Cimzia - lupus like syndrome....Nooooooooo! 3/2013
10-19-2012, 03:26 AM   #2
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Might be too early to ask but was wondering how it was going klowee? I've never taken it before. Hope you do well on it! Keep us posted!
Diagnosis: Crohn's in 1991 at age 9
Surgeries: 1 Small Bowel Resection in 1999; Central IV in 1991-92
Meds for CD: 6MP 50mg
Things I take: Tenormin 25mg (PVCs and Tachycardia), Junel, Tylenol 3, Omeprazole 20mg 2/day, Klonopin 1mg 2/day (anxiety), Restoril 15mg (insomnia), Claritin 20mg
Currently in: REMISSION Thought it was a flare but it's just scar tissue from my resection. Dealing with a stricture. Remission from my resection, 17 years and counting.

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