Amber J. Tresca
Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) Guide
Telling your besties about IBD should not be a big deal -- but it is. How did you tell people about your disease?
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Ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease are put together in this category called inflammatory bowel disease. Just how similar are they? Or, more to the point, how dissimilar are they? You might be surprised at the similarities and the differences.
World IBD Day is Sunday, May 19th. I encourage you to spread the word about IBD in whatever way you feel comfortable. That may mean
Simponi was studied in the Program of Ulcerative Colitis Research Studies Utilizing an Investigational Treatment (PURSUIT) clinical trials. In the trial, patients who were treated with Simponi, showed improvement with compared with patients who took a placebo. The effects of the drug were studied through 54 weeks of treatment. Side effects included upper respiratory tract infection, injection-site reactions, and viral infections.
Simponi is also approved for moderately to severe rheumatoid arthritis (RA) with the medicine methotrexate, psoriatic arthritis alone or with the medicine methotrexate, and ankylosing spondylitis.
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