For those of you that have knowledge regarding Remicade and side effects, I had my second infusion on Wednesday and was doing well until Thursday afternoon when I started feeling extremely nauseous. I called in sick to work this morning and am starting to experience some other GI issues (feeling like I may have diarrhea).
I know this can be a side effect of the medication but there is a stomach virus going around at work. I also… read more
I am on inflected. I do know you have to drink lots of water while you are getting your treatment . Also have snacks. That will help with the upset stomach.
So I am about to start Remicade. How are you doing on it now??? Any GI Issues??
I was on it for about 10+ years and never experienced that. It could be just the flu going around. Keep a diary and see if this occurs after every infusion.
No more nausea and have completed my loading dose but I'm losing a lot of hair - about 1/3 of my hair has broken off (not fallen out at the roots but the hair is breaking). Seeing the doctor in two weeks to follow-up and will ask her about it.