Man. The decisions we have to make with this stupid disease. Risk cancer of the colon, or take drugs to supposedly reduce the risk that increase the risk of other cancers and conditions, or have major life altering surgery and be cured of UC but have a new set of obstacles and possible complications. Meh.
Female, 22, Ulcerative colitis (pancolitis) since 1999; GERD; gastritis; oste
openia in hip & lumbar region of the spine from long term prednisone use. Current Meds:
10mg Lexapro (for depression/social anxiety)
Digestive Advantage: Crohn's and Colitis formula (2 pills per day, started 5/14/08)
4800mg Asacol (Four 400mg tablets, three times a day)