I drink coffee or water. I would think diluted fruit juices would be better than any artificial concoctions that lure into believing they're good for you.
Gatorade and ilk have artificial sweeteners in them...please do the ingredients list check on the internet and make informed decisions about
that....could be increasing some unwanted symptoms such as gas, cramping and diarrhea (misleading when it's assumed it's UC symptoms).
Know what you're consuming.
*Heather*Status: mini flare Dec 28... increased enemas to nightly
~diagnosed January 1989 UC (proctosigmoiditis)
~5ASA: Asacol (6 daily) + Salofalk enemas (increase for flares tapered to maintenance)
~Bentylol (dicyclomine) 20mg as needed
~Probiotic 3(Natural Factors Protec) bedtime + 1 (Primadophilus Reuteri) occasionally
~multi-digestive enzymes as needed ....bromelain 1 - 2x daily
~Ranitidine,Pariet (reflux) Effexor XR 75mg; Pulmicort/Airomir (asthma)
~URSO for PSC (or PBC) 500mg X 2 daily (LFTs back to NORMAL!!)
My doc's logic.. "TREAT (FROM)BOTH ENDS" worth it !!!