A low blood count or anaemia can lead to tiredness and breathlessness. This is may be due to loss of blood from the gut (especially if there is evidence of low body iron stores)...

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Humira (adalimumab)

The funding for Humira treatment for Crohn's disease is a major step forward for treatment in NZ. The criteria is restricted but most patients with moderate to severe disease not responding to azathioprine or methotrexate are now able to gain access to this treatment. The treatment is given as an injection every 2 weeks. This given by a self-injecting pen that is easy to use. The results are excellent but close review by your gastroenterologist is required

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