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.
Canasa suppositories are medicine that ulcerative colitis patients use to help reduce inflammation
Meet Hanneke. She talks about her 11 years in remission. Hanneke actually wrote: “That’s what my doctor calls it. I do have very minor flare ups and since I have this for so long I feel exactly when it’s coming up. I manage it myself with my meds. I never really go into a full blown flare up. I have colonoscopy/endoscopy every 5 years and things look calm. I am using mesalamine suppositories 500 mg.”
Introduction: Hi! My name is Kimberly and I was diagnosed in 2001. I have a great husband and wonderful daughter, 20 months old, along with a doberman and miniature pinscher. Some more about me: I am a military brat all around, my dad was air force and my husband is marine. We are stationed in beautiful Kailua Hawaii and I have lived in many places.… Read More »Is Mesalamine a Done Deal for Me?
Introduction: Amanda, diagnosed August 2011 with ulcerative proctitis, 20 year old Molecular Biology/Women’s & Gender Studies undergrad living in the SF bay area. I’m currently navigating school, working in a lab, activism, and SCD, while still attempting to have a social life. Symptoms: bloody Diarrhea, 3-6 times a day abdominal cramps gas headaches and constant thirst (I think these are side effects of the Canasa)… Read More »UC Has Taken Over My Life and I Don’t Know What To Do?
Introduction: 60 year old on disability due to several health issues that developed over the last 15 years. I haven’t aged very well. Moved from New Jersey to Virginia, not into computers so I go to the local library about once a week for access. My Colitis: At age 45 I quit smoking cigarettes after 28 years and after the nicotine withdrawal (I quit cold… Read More »EXPERIENCE with CANASA Suppositories?