Canasa

Canasa suppositories are medicine that ulcerative colitis patients use to help reduce inflammation

Mesalamine Based 5-ASA Meds and Hanneke’s UC – VIDEO

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.”

UC Has Taken Over My Life and I Don’t Know What To Do?

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?

EXPERIENCE with CANASA Suppositories?

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?