From what I can tell after googling it, Align has a different, patented type of bacteria in it. Best guess is that the doc likes it because there's been some clinical research done on it. Knowing the way things work in the medical world, it's probably also because the company has been pitching it to doctors and it's the one he knows the most about
I'm interested to hear how well it works for you. I'll be keeping my fingers crossed that it really does the trick!
Moderate to severe left-sided UC (21 cm) diagnosed 2001.
Asacol, Rowasa, Pentasa, Prednisone, Entocort, Azathioprine
Colazal, Remicade, Nature's Way Primadophilus Reuteri.
In remission since April, 2006. Remicade has been my wonder drug.
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