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Archive | Drugs

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

Methotrexate and Infliximab

Hi my name is Anne. I have ulcerative colitis and been struggling with it for 6 years. 3 years had a severe flare, I’ve written on here a few times I’ve tried many medications and even was on a clinical trial for fecal transplants. I seem to improve and have mild symptoms than I flare […]

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Trying to Win

Though I’m newly diagnosed I had these symptoms growing up. Any time I went out to eat for the longest time that I can remember I literally could not leave the restaurant with out having to go to the bathroom.

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Remission with Metamucil

Intro: I’m originally from Brazil but I’ve been living in Florida for almost 11 years. My colitis story started 2 years ago when after a terrible fight with my girlfriend I felt that the disease decided to take over my body. The symptoms began mild but suddenly aggravated considerably. I really don’t think that the […]

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Sulfasalazine Reviews

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.

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FYI: Sorbitol and GI Problems

Intro: Diagnosed with severe Ulcerative Pan Colitis in 2012 and severe Ulcerative Proctosigmoiditis in 2013. Also diagnosed with Sjogren’s. Currently drug free and in remission. Noticed my biggest improvement with the reduction of gluten in my diet. Some more background info: I am retired and have numerous hobbies. I moved to Florida with my retirement […]

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Medication Domination

My Gastroenterologist believes me to be a moderate to severe sufferer, I have not had any surgeries (knock on whatever happens to be around that resembles wood), and I am “medication compliant” as they say, which basically means out of desperation I obey the doctors.

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No matter what, colitis flares don't last forever, don't forget it:)