Prebiotics are fibre (and sugar) that the digestive tract needs for certain bacteria to produce/thrive.
I can't say that's the reason you're off the meds, however...
Haldi is turmeric from what I've read...didn't read it was a prebiotic, however. there are a few members taking turmeric.
Welcome to the forum....where in the colon is your UC ..limited or throughout? How long have you had it?
*Heather*Status: mini flare Dec 28... tapered to every 4th night
~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 ....zymactive 3 - 5x 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 !!!
Post Edited (quincy) : 2/28/2008 10:42:43 AM (GMT-7)