Sulfasalazine (brand name Azulfidine in the U.S., Salazopyrin and Sulazine in Europe and Hong Kong) was developed in the 1950’s specifically to treat rheumatoid arthritis. Sulfasalazine is used in the treatment of inflammatory bowel disease, including ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease.
Reviews of different medications, probiotics, surgical procedures, and many other ulcerative colitis related topics.
What others with UC think about Low Dose Naltrexone (LDN) as a colitis medication. It’s a super “not so common” medication for UC, but there most definitely are some UC’ers who swear by it as far as treating the UC symptoms.
In a newsletter wide survey that was conducted in July of 2014, many UC’ers who are part of iHaveUC wanted to hear from the masses about their experiences with L-Glutamine and several other supplements. So this page was created as a place for those of you to voice your own personal review of how L-Glutamine […]
Have you taken Azathioprine to treat your colitis? A common brand name for this medication is “Imuran® or Azasan®” If you’re answer is “yes”, please click the review button below and add your review of your experience. There’s alot of UC’ers who are wondering how other’s like you have done with the medication. Here is […]
Have you taken methotrexate to treat your colitis? If you’re answer is “yes”, please click the review button below and add your review of your experience. There’s alot of UC’ers who are wondering how other’s like you have done with the medication. Here is an informational page from the National Institute of Health – methotrexate […]
UCERIS is a relatively new medication, and after Alice’s story about it being a potential alternative to prednisone, its time we as a group create a collective review of experiences of using UCERIS. Feel free to add a review of how it worked for you and read others as well!
Hey UC’ers, By request from a fellow UC’er and user of the site, it’s time to create a review page for another colitis medication. SO… If you’ve ever used Canansa suppositories to help treat your ulcerative colitis symptoms, please feel free to click the “submit review” button below and type in your experience for others […]
Thinking about starting the Specific Carbohydrate Diet (SCD)? Already started the SCD Diet? Did you stop the SCD Diet? It’s no mystery that there has been, and will continue to be lots of talk about treating your ulcerative colitis with diet here on iHaveUC. We’ve conducted a survey in the past about diet, but there […]
(If you’ve taken Vedolizumab, please submit a “review” of your experience via the button at the bottom of this post:) There has been some recent news breaking the airwaves/internet waves about some clinical study data which you may find impressive. The name of the medication behind all the hype is Vedolizumab. Whether it’s marketing or […]
Humira With the recent approval of Humira (Adalimumab) by the FDA, there is a growing need for ulcerative colitis patient reviews of their experiences with this medication. Like some other biologics, Humira helps to stop the communication of a specific part of the immune system’s inflammatory response. Many UC’ers are concerned that immune suppresants such […]
Hey UC’ers, I wanted to take a quick moment and share some news regarding a new medication called Simponi that was just recently cleared for the treatment of Ulcerative Colitis. Just yesterday, the Food and Drug Administration, which is the “governing board” in the United States gave its formal approval for this medication. What is […]
One of the most talked about probiotics on iHaveUC.com is Renew Life’s Ultimate Flora Critical Care Probiotic. Many people have used this probiotic, and it is time there was an easy place for people to share their experience/review with everyone else. For those who have never tried using a probiotic or are currently deciding which […]
Pentasa (also know as Masalazine or Mesalamine) is a relatively common medications that is prescribed for ulcerative colitis patients. Pentasa is within the family of 5-aminosalicylic acid (5-ASA) drugs, and it is used as an anti-inflammatory medication which is targeted specifically for people with inflammatory bowel disease. There is tons of information available online with […]