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Stories about medications and drugs that are common for ulcerative colitis patients

Have I Cursed My Daughter with a Bad Gut?

Intro: I’m currently 27, dealing with UC since I was 20. I’ve been on every medication under the sun –> asacol, lialda, simponi, etc. Finally settled on remicade (it’s working like a CHARM). I’ve been through countless HORRENDOUS flares and many, many rounds of steroids. Finally feel like I have it more under control, but […]

Newbie to UC – Doc Says I Have To Take Lialda

Intro: I’m a happily married 33 year old male currently residing in Dallas, TX. Diagnosed with UC on March 25, 2014 and currently testing the limits of my eating abilities while adjusting to a new lifestyle. Ddiagnosed with left sided Ulcerative Colitis and using medication to treat while adjusting diet, increasing physical activity, and removing […]

DENIED Prednisone

My name is Sally and I have lived in various countries, taking my ulcerative colitis with me where ever I go. Born in South Africa, my UC started in Canada, I was ok in England, diagnosed in Australia (6 years ago) and well, pooped in a plastic bag on my sister-in-law’s bedroom floor in a moment of desperation (and occupied bathrooms) in Brazil – fun! Now living in an apartment with 2 bathrooms – makes the world of difference!