You shouldn't take VSL#3 at the same time as hot foods or hot drinks as the heat can inactivate the lactic acid bacteria. So, I take VSL#3 in between meals.
Rio, 33 year old male. Diagnosed with UC in 2006
Azathioprine (stopped), 4800 mg Asacol
Vitamin E enema or Canasa/Mesacol suppository occasionally