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 (the most popular) ulcerative colitis medications.
The medicines that have full reviews for you to read are for:
6-MP (Mercaptopurine), Asacol (Delzicol), Azathioprine (Imuran), Canasa Rectal Suppositories, Entyvio (Vedolizumab), Humira (Adalimumab), Lialda, Low Dose Naltrexone, Methotrexate, Pentasa, Prednisone, Remicade (Infliximab), Simponi, Sulfasalazine, UCERIS
To read the actual reviews, please click on the corresponding pages listed below, and of course you can add your own review of your experiences to the individual pages as well.
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.
Are you being prescribed methotrexate to treat your disease? If your answer is “yes”, you can read the different patient reviews of methotrexate below, and if you are currently or have previously taken the medication you can add your review. Here is an informational page from the National Institute of Health on the medication – methotrexate info page. Copied from wikipedia: “It is used as… Read More »Methotrexate Reviews
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!