My current meds are Lialda, canasa as needed, prednisone, and 6mp. In an effort to aid the meds with natural supplements, I also take a really good food based prenatal vitamin, 4000iu of D3, ginger for nausea, and a QBC complex (quercetin, bromelain, vitamin C) for inflammation.
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. Not all parts of the world use the trade name 6-MP, it is often known by other names such as: Purinethol, Purixan, and 6 mercaptapurine.
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.
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 more about me: I like going to the beach, playing/listening… Read More »Anyone Had Success Getting of 6MP?
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 of being fit, so I work out all the time.… Read More »Stopping 6mp Thanks to SCD