A 44-year-old member asked:
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has anyone tried remicade (infliximab) for ibd or ulcertive colitis?

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Dr. Olaf Johansen
35 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Many: It is a well established drug for severe or refractory ibd.
Answered on Mar 28, 2013
Dr. You Sung Sang
30 years experience Gastroenterology
Yes: Remicade (infliximab) is fda-approved for both ulcerative colitis and crohn's disease. I have quite a few ibd patients doing well on it.
Answered on Jun 30, 2014
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