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Remicade Pain Medication
I'm in over 11 different medication including remicade (infliximab) and I'm trying everything to lose weight and nothing works. Can be the medication??
Usual medical food: advice (LFHC) drives fat storage, not loss: Study: all links in my answer: https://www.healthtap.com/#user_questions/6795867, go LCHF, weigh daily, 1st thing after arising & toilet, nothing on, with scale resolving to 0.1 lb & record daily. Immediately after weogjt. mentally review what & how much was eaten the previous day; you are seeing the result, day by day, to learn what works vs. does not. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can the medications typically taken for ulcerative colitis (remicade, 6mp) effect male infertility?
Perhaps: Infliximab may decrease sperm motility and the number of normal oval forms. Whether these changes translate into impaired fertility is unknown. 6mp has been rarely associated with birth defects even when the father takes the medication. The benefits, however, often outweigh the risks and you need to discuss this with your doctor. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is it necessary to take azathiroprine while taking remicade (infliximab) infusions?? What do the two drugs do to help you? Or help each other.
Maybe: Infliximab (remicade), and the anti-tnf medications including Adalimumab (humira), and certilizumab (cimzia) are all generally a very effective class of medications for crohn's disease. But they are situation dependent. They are less effective if given intermittently or started and stopped again. ...Read more
Advised to use remicade (infliximab) for my leftsided colitis. Afraid of drug’s side effects. Do benefits outweigh risks like serious infection & lymphoma?
I'm scared! Remicade (infliximab) is much less effective for me after being my MIRACLE DRUG for 10 yrs!(for Psa) Should mtx be tested?Dr says Rem. Is best
Talk to doctor: You need to go back to your doctor and tell him just how you feel. There are other options discuss this with doctor and then see what you think ...Read more
Flare of arthritis: If you stop your remicade, (infliximab) you will be at significant risk for a bad flare of your arthritis. You should only stop arthritis medication on the explicit advice of your rheumatologist. Sometimes in the case of an active infection or prior to surgery you may need to stop your Remicade (infliximab) for a short while but this should only be done after discussing with your rheumatologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer