I used FloraQ-2 when my doc gave me some free samples. When I took double the recommended dosage, I had a decent decrease in symptoms: less gas, little or no blood or mucous in my stool, able to tolerate a greater variety of foods. Unfortunately, when I looked into purchasing FloraQ-2, I found out how expensive it was. If cost is not a problem for you stick with it for a while, until you know for sure that it was or wasn't helping. I switched to VSL#3, which is a little cheaper (but not much!!) and I've been taking 4 capsules a day, it seems to be helping quite a bit. It seems like most people in the UC and Crohn's forums are taking some probiotic. Everyone isn't the same, and there is no magic pill that will make everyone better, but you have nothing to lose experimenting with different probiotics. Good luck!
Diagnosed w/ moderate UC in May '06, had symptoms for years prior to dx - currently flaring
Suffered from depression since I was 19
Asacol, Florastor, VSL#3, Wellbutrin XL, Prozac, multi-vitamin, and Allegra
allergic to the 5-ASA family of medications