Uuugh!!! Just read my post and found a big error. The sentence about taking anti-spasm meds, they did NOT work for me (that's probably important). I tried a couple different kinds several years ago, only can remember one name--Bentyl.
Dx Ulcerative Colitis 1999; IBS; CP: Asacol x3 x3/day, Rowasa, Proctofoam, Prilosec, Prozac, Endocet (as needed), multi vit, probiotic, fish oil caps x2/day, calcium 1200 mg./day, Prednisone (off/on, unfortunately).