I met with my doctor tonight and he wrote the RX for the first Remicade infusion. I've been in a bad flare for as long as I can remember now (down to 95 lbs.), I'm on sick leave which is good for right now, and I balance my days with whatever doesn't make me "go." I'm concerned though that my doctor said that he and insurance companies view Remicade as the "it" drug, or the last resort kind of, or the Ace hole in one. What if it backfires? What if it works for a few weeks/months and I'm in remission? Then what? It's not good to take this drug forever, right (I'm only 27)? I'm just feeling really confused by all of this.
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