A mother’s perspective and questions as her 21 year old son in college is battling UC. Doctor’s have prescribed lialda and 6-MP but the family has deep concerns with regards to side effects and how these medications will potentially effect having children.
6-MP has been a common ulcerative colitis medication for many years and these are all stories which have been submitted from UC’ers who also have experience with this powerful medicine.
Introduction: My name is Jason. I am 23 years old from NJ. Last year I was diagnosed with UC after having the classic symptoms. I was in my last year of college and it really sucked but I didn’t let it screw me up and I graduated and just landed a great job :) Some […]
Introduction: I am a 36 year-old, happily married mom of two boys (8 and 13). I am currently attending California State University, Chico with the goal of becoming an elementary school teacher. I was diagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis in 1997 at the age of 19 (almost 20). Some more about me: I like the feeling […]
Patient reviews of using 6-MP (Mercaptopurine) to treat ulcerative colitis symptoms. Read the reviews and add your own…
Meet Dallas: Married father of 3. I have been flirting with flares on and off since I was diagnosed back in the summer of 2011. I have been spared the true nastiness of this disease–I realize it could be much worse. Some more about me: I enjoy reading, hanging out with the family and early […]
Meet Richele Lynn: Hi again! this is an update from my original story (Pooping Machine) I submitted about a month ago. I was diagnosed with UC about 7 yrs ago. I went for my annual colonoscopy in October of this year and woah what a mess in there. ouch! Just started taking 6mp a week […]
Introduction: 24 year old with UC on 6mp, prednisone, asacol, and remicade and just today march 8, 2012 found out that I am PREGNANT. Worried some about being on the 6mp Pregnant While Taking 6-MP A little about my Ulcerative Colitis background….. Hello my name is Kelli and I have had UC for going on […]
Introduction: My name is Andrea and I’m 28 from New York City. I’m a photographer/graphic designer/jewelry designer. I love being outside, either taking photos or working out! The New York City Colitis Experience: I was diagnosed with ulcerative colitis in September 2011. I noticed while on vacation over Labor Day, that foods just weren’t agreeing […]