The urgency you're feeling is likely due to rectal inflammation, and oral mesalamine doesn't reach that area very well. You should be on rectal medication - mesalamine or steroid enemas to help relieve the pressure and inflammation.
Moderate to severe left-sided UC (21 cm) diagnosed 2001.
Avascular necrosis in both shoulders is my "forever" gift from Entocort.
Colazal, Remicade, Nature's Way Primadophilus Reuteri. In remission since April, 2006.
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