Here is the website for assistance from the pharmaceutical companies if you can't afford your drugs.
I know safety net clinics use it for their patients who can't afford medicines.
If anyone tries it let us know how it works!
If I use mail order my co-pay is $40 or $75, I forget, for three months supply. Thank goodness.
49 year old female attorney, diagnosed UC/pancolitis 1985, no surgery but much suffering.
Asacol/5ASA maintenance for 20+ years, usually 3 pills 2x day.
tapering OFF prednisone from lingering flare;
August 2008 sought care of naturopathic doctor. Tested gluten intolerant and started gluten-free, soy-free, etc. diet which resolved flare. Also Replete probiotic, DGL (licorice root, slippery elm), Permeability Factors. Slow-release iron and B-12 shots for severe anemia.
Sept: Mild case of thrush in throat, prescribed antifungal mouthwash.