As long as your flare is mild, you ought to see results pretty quickly. For me, it was like a switch was flipped overnight after the first day I took it. I was also started at 40 mg and immediately tapered by 5 mg each week.
For some folks, Asacol can cause problems. If things don't improve, you may want to talk to your doc about switching ASAs.
In the meantime, Mucosaheal, George's Aloe Vera and l-glutamine are all supplements good for healing the gut.
Diagnosed with ulcerative colitis spring 1999.
Therapeutic dose sulfasalazine.
Probiotics, l-glutamine and fish oil caps. George's aloe vera juice and Mucosaheal. Oregano oil antibiotic, antiviral, antifungal.