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A 41-year-old member asked:

had 6th remicade (infliximab) infusion for crohn's/colitis. recently ibd flared up with bloody diarrhea. is remicade (infliximab) losing effectiveness or wearing off quickly?

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Flares not uncommon: Sometime the bowel inflammation will break through and flare. In these cases it will often quiet down either by increasing the Remicade (infliximab) dose and giving the infusions at shorter intervals for a while.
Dr. Jeremy Adler
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See doctor: It's important to make sure you do not have an infection like clostridium difficile.

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Last updated Jun 30, 2014

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