D_A is right. There have been studies done that showed nicotine patches to help UC symptoms. If you aren't a smoker though, be aware that the patches can give you some side effects, like lightheadedness and nausea. Of course, our other meds can give us side effects, too.
24 years old
Diagnosed with UC March 2007; yet to go into complete remission
Asacol 4 tablets 3x/day
Rowasa (generic) - nightly; Canasa (1,000 mg) in the morning
Nature's Way Primadophilus Reuteri 2/day; Chewable multivitamin; Metamucil; Viactiv