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Thu, November 07, 2019 6:12 PM

I only started apriso 4 weeks ago... i felt some symptoms getting better however i am still bleeding... how long does it typically take for medication to start working? Thanks! 

FPO kayala1688
Joined Nov 7, 2019

Sat, November 09, 2019 10:52 PM

Reply posted for kayala1688.

I can tell you that my GI doc started me on Remicade this past April. After only 2 doses, my stools were concentrated with soo much blood that they looked like coffee grounds and had to go into ER again. I required blood transfusion that night. The bleeding eventually subsided 2 months after, though there is still a tiny amount of blood just can't see the color in my stools anymore but they say it's still there. I take iron 65 to boost my red blood count and stool softener to help prevent stool from hardening due to the iron.

FPO Konichiwa
Joined Nov 9, 2019

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