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   Posted 2/12/2013 12:42 PM (GMT -7)   
This is the first time that I heard of this new drug.  Well I am not sure you can call it new if it is just a reformulation of 5-ASA. 
Nonetheless, I am glad that the number of options to treat UC are increasing, but wish that the options were a little more diversified. 

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   Posted 2/12/2013 1:55 PM (GMT -7)   
Seems they'd be the same as Asacol HD....Made in Germany.

Yes, another option.

*Heather* I give suggestions, do with them what you will.
Status: ...Asacol 3 @ 2x daily; Salofalk enema @ 3rd night (nightly/ flares, tapered/maintenance)
~diagnosed January 1989 UC (proctosigmoiditis)
~Bentylol 20mg as needed; Zantac 150mg; Pulmicort/Airomir (asthma);Effexor XR 37.5 (depression)
~vitamins/minerals/supplements; Probiotics....(RenewLife Ultimate Flora Critical Care+Primadophilus Reuteri capsules @ bedtime)
~Metamucil capsules 6 twice daily with meals; Vitamin D 4500 IU
~URSO for PBC(or PSC?) 500mg X 2 daily (LFTs back to NORMAL!!)
My doc's logic.. "TREAT (FROM)BOTH ENDS" worth it !!!
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