Remicade for Ulcerative Colitis

If you have been diagnosed with ulcerative colitis, your healthcare provider may recommend treatment with Remicade® (infliximab), a medication that is given intravenously. In clinical studies, the drug was shown to be effective for the following symptoms of ulcerative colitis:
 
In addition to improving these symptoms, the drug was shown to promote healing of the lining of the digestive tract. Other potential benefits experienced by some people receiving Remicade for ulcerative colitis include:
 
  • Ability to stop taking steroids for this condition
  • Remission of the disease.
     
(To learn more about using this product for ulcerative colitis, click Remicade Uses. This article also talks about other conditions that may respond to Remicade and discusses the drug's use in children.)
 
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