Vedolizumab

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OrsenTrapp
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Vedolizumab

Postby OrsenTrapp » Tue Jul 04, 2017 7:58 pm

Anyone else on this, and how long did it take to have some effect?
Not 'suffering', just living with something I now know I've had a long time - and trying to maintain my sense of humour :D
UC upgraded to severe crohn's with 'small print', ie rare, complications.

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Re: Vedolizumab

Postby philayl63 » Sat Jul 08, 2017 10:06 am

Hi, must admit I've never heard of this medication, is it a new one, I hope it works for you. Phil

OrsenTrapp
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Re: Vedolizumab

Postby OrsenTrapp » Sat Jul 08, 2017 2:55 pm

Fairly new I think. It's an anti-integrin biologic rather than an anti-TNF like Infliximab.
Not 'suffering', just living with something I now know I've had a long time - and trying to maintain my sense of humour :D
UC upgraded to severe crohn's with 'small print', ie rare, complications.


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