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Drugs & Medication Related Stories

Stories about medications and drugs that are common for ulcerative colitis patients. The individual stories are often describing how particular medications either did or did not work towards maintaining or bringing into remission the symptoms of UC.

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Reaction to Humira

Some basics about me: I’m a Professional musician for over 50 years, and an avid golfer, until recently. Ulcerative Colitis Symptoms: Extreme bloating and cramping after meals. Inability to expel gas. diarrhea and constipation. Mucus and globules of blood. My Story I’ve been dealing with UC for over 8 years and have been on Mesalamine (oral and or suppositories and enemas) for many years with… Read More »Reaction to Humira

Ozanimod also Called Zeposia Reviews for Treating Moderate to Severe Ulcerative Colitis

A relatively new induction and maintenance therapy has been evaluated and approved to treat certain levels of severity of ulcerative colitis. As this medication is relatively new to the market in some countries, along with the United States, in Europe Zeposia as it is often called was authorized via the European Medicines Agency in May of 2020. There was a study published with a great… Read More »Ozanimod also Called Zeposia Reviews for Treating Moderate to Severe Ulcerative Colitis

Prednisone or Not?

My son Eddie is 19 diagnosed with Crohn’s at 13. A year after a detached retina was repaired putting heavy silicone in his right eye. My son enjoys science fiction, navigation sites like Google maps, and playing the piano. Any advice on the scd diet? How to build more calories, when he won’t be sensitive to eggs, yogurt? Considering putting bk on Prednisone to gain… Read More »Prednisone or Not?