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Starting SCD While in Remission? Any Advice?

Meet LiLiA: I was diagnosed with UC in 2009. Had one moderate flare-up a year later which was controlled by prednisolone. Symptoms then went into remission but I then had a terrible flare which started in August 2013. That month I had some horrible “accidents” away from home and ended in hospital 3 months later. IV steroids failed. The inflammation was so bad that I… Read More »Starting SCD While in Remission? Any Advice?

Pentasa Reviews

Pentasa (also know as Masalazine or Mesalamine) is a relatively common medications that is prescribed for ulcerative colitis patients. Pentasa is within the family of 5-aminosalicylic acid (5-ASA) drugs, and it is used as an anti-inflammatory medication which is targeted specifically for people with inflammatory bowel disease. There is tons of information available online with regards to published studies on medications in the 5-ASA family.… Read More »Pentasa Reviews

Just Trying To Get Back To MY LIFE

Introduction: my names Erika. I’m 22, I was diagnosed with ulcerative colitis when I was 17, its been 5 years! I’m currently a dental assistant and student in the dental program. Colitis Symptoms: I have a flare up right now its been a while. constant bathroom trips, the stomach pains, joint pains, all the great stuff that comes with it. My Colitis Experience: I was… Read More »Just Trying To Get Back To MY LIFE

I’ve Tried Every Colitis Drug, and now on SCD

Below is a posting from an anonymous person who as you can see has taken many many medications for ulcerative colitis.  I thought it might be helpful for some other UC patients to see how it is not always easy to go from being diagnosed to finding a solution that works for you.  Thanks for the information and the look into your life: I wish… Read More »I’ve Tried Every Colitis Drug, and now on SCD