Intro: Had UC for 27 years, cope quite well but now always have grumblings, bad days and good days. Have taken prednisone many times, azathioprine for 4 years & asacol among but a few. I have tried eliminating food stuffs don’t eat meat at all or milk and many dairy. I don’t feel healthy most of the time & now I am experiencing bad eczema… Read More »27 Years of Ulcerative Colitis
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 (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
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
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