Wow, all in the family! It's great you got an appointment this fast!! keep us posted as to the new plan.
If I had consistent symptoms as you with the loss of flexibility in my colon from constant inflammation...I'd definitely consider surgery before any of the big meds...
You're a trooper...but it might be a better for you at this time so that your options regarding take-down, etc are possibly better.
*Heather* Status..Asacol 6 (3 twice daily); enemas every 4th night
~diagnosed January 1989 UC (proctosigmoiditis)
~Bentylol (dicyclomine) 20mg as needed
~Probiotic 4(Natural Factors Protec) bedtime + Primadophilus Reuteri Pearls occasionally
~multi-digestive enzymes as needed
~Ranitidine,Pariet (reflux); Effexor XR 75mg(depression); 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 !!!
Post Edited (quincy) : 9/8/2008 2:06:17 AM (GMT-6)