If your GP isn't clued in then why hasn't he referred you to a GI specialist? Or, he could get clued in and read his big book of medicines.
Also, how were you diagnosed?
Anyway, how sick are you right now? What are your symptoms? If you're not having symptoms then your 1g of pentasa is doing the job. However, if you're still sick then you need more pentasa or a new medication. You should ask your GP for a referral to someone who knows more about
My first drug, pre-diagnosis, was pentasa. For me it did nothing.
Diagnosed with UC in August 2005.
Suffered for my whole life before being diagnosed.
Told to "Eat more fibre."
6mg x 1/day
Salofalk 1500mg x 4/day
Entocort increased to:
9mg x 3/day as of 2.14.08