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Starting Stelara

Sun, February 19, 2017 10:47 PM

Hi everyone. I get my first dose of Stelara via IV this week, I was wondering if anyone had experiences they could share. I'm pretty nervous about taking it-mostly because I hate IVs but, any feedback would be great!

FPO npingel
Joined Feb 19, 2017

Mon, July 24, 2017 9:25 AM

Reply posted for npingel.

Hi- I'm starting Stelara end of this week. Can you tell me how you felt after the IV infusion and how things are going now. I have a very important event the day after the infusion and I'm already nervous and trying not to stress. Any info you can share would be helpful. I hope you're feeling much better and that Stelara is giving you relief! 

FPO marecare
Joined Dec 3, 2014

Fri, April 21, 2017 11:33 AM

Reply posted for racheljohnnie.

How was your experience

FPO Myers1994
Joined Apr 21, 2017

Fri, April 21, 2017 11:32 AM

Reply posted for npingel.

They are trying to
put  my son on stelera for crohnes.
How was your experience??

FPO Myers1994
Joined Apr 21, 2017

Wed, April 19, 2017 9:49 PM

Reply posted for npingel.

Last year I started remicade with little to no results. So far Ive had 3 Stelara injections and im already starting to see a big difference in my symptoms. I wish you the best of luck!

FPO racheljohnnie
Joined Mar 3, 2017

Wed, March 29, 2017 2:21 PM

Reply posted for npingel.

I start Stelara tomorrow. I'm sorta desperate and am hoping this works. 

FPO kmcm1412
Joined Mar 29, 2017

Thu, March 09, 2017 1:12 PM

 Reply posted for npingel.

HI! I also recently started Stelara and am looking for others who have started it and how it is working for them. So far it's been about a month and I've tapered from the steroids, but my symptoms have returned, so going back on a low does of steriods until the Stelara kicks in. Anyone else share their expreiences? 

FPO je1976
Joined May 13, 2008

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