I was on Simponi infusions for about a year when I developed a bad intestinal infection. Long story short…I had about 10 inches of my colon removed about 2 months ago. Of course I had to stop taking Simponi for the aurgery. Now all of my pain is back and Sore am supposed to restart my infusions. I am worried about another infection. Does anyone have any advice for me?
This may be a tmi but….
For those that are simponi Aria have you had any stomach pain or cramps? Any major changes in bowel habits?i always freak out and think the worse when you can see visible Changes. Just curious what u think.
Anyone have recently taken methotrexate? I started 3 weeks ago for my spondylitis pain/muscle pain. My GI dr may also start me on Hunira, so just trying to see anyone’s experiences…
My Dr. And I agree that I would do better Remicade infusion every 6 weeks( insurance 8 weeks) so limited living 3 out of 8 weeks! I told my Dr. that feel like I'm living dogs life. 3weeks out of 8 weeks lost because of a lot of pain and fatigue . So we are looking into changing from 8 week Remicade to another medication from (list of biologics and related) . Anyone experence similar issues and found a better medication to limit / reduce pain and fatigue for those lost 3 weeks of 8 weeks… read more
Most of those companies have complete coverage of your med. You’re just responsible for infusion costs unless it’s a home injection.