Hi..welcome to the forum.
Where exactly is your UC...limited or throughout?
Your crazy GI should never have had you stop the Asacol cold turkey....that a goof! He should have...however..had you taper one pill a week down to to a maintenance dosage of 8 then down to 6 if you were doing well. But, in saying that, you should have been on rectal meds immediately anyway.
You should really be using the retention enemas to get a bit farther past the rectum and into the sigmoid colon...but since you're using the suppositories, you can use them up to 3 times a day to get the bleeding completely stopped.....then you can consider to taper them.
The bleeding less is good...the more blood is because it's pooling and after the second bm of it being less means the meds are helping you.
I personally don't believe that fish oil's hype benefits UC....I'm more a probiotic supporter...fish oil does/can thin the blood....many of us are on 5ASA meds...so I don't know if the combo of fish oil and 5ASA meds is a good thing. There are many who use them...there are many who use them and still flare. Choose the type wisely..as everything, not all agrees with everyone. Trial and error.
You should, however, be on probiotics.
Hope you go back to your doc and set up a plan of rectal/oral 5ASA meds...the enemas would be a better choice for flaring and save the suppositories for tapering or for maintenance.
*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 !!!