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 […]
Stories about medications and drugs that are common for ulcerative colitis patients
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.
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 […]
Meet Tina: Hi, I am Tina from Hampshire in the United Kingdom. I am 43 years old and a mother or two lovely children aged 9 and 11. I was diagnosed with UC nine years ago after the birth of my daughter. I am currently in a severe flare up which has lasted over 9 […]
I’m from New Jersey but love to travel and have a passport that’s begging to be used! I’m hoping to join the Peace Corp after I get my degree, but realize that’ll be a struggle since I have UC. If all else fails, I plan to do as many missions trips as possible in as […]
I know, everyone who reads this will probably think I’m crazy. What?! You are virtually symptom free, you can eat whatever you want, and you don’t have to take any other medications?? You are loca for wanting to mess with such a good thing! Believe me, I’ve heard it all from my family.
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.
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 […]
Have you heard of the term “you two were made for each other”? Well my husband and I truly were as we both suffer with UC which we did not know about each other when we met!
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.