I didn't see thick blood anymore 8 days ago after using Entocort enema for 4 nights. Sometimes I see a little 'pink' on the tissue paper after a BM. I think it's because of the hemmies. I have 3 internal hemmies, my colorectal surgeon said. He will deal with them when I'm off Warfarin, the anticoagulant for my DVT.
I don't use any rectal med during the day. I'm taking only 1 g of Salofalk tablets twice a day now.
I had been taking Azathioprine for 3 months but my GI doctor asked me to stop it 3 weeks ago because of my blood work. I told her I didn't want to take it again. She said okay and I felt even better after stopping it. It didn't seem to help all along.
The only med I'm using now are Salofalk tablets and Entocort enema.
Wishful thinking: I'm heading for a remission.
Ulcerative proctitis diagnosed in July 2006. Medications: Salofalk enema nightly.
Remission from Nov 2006 to Oct 2007. Then a bad cold and a bad flare till the present.
Pancolitis diagnosed in April 2008. Current medications: Salofalk enema/suppository, Salofalk tablets 500mg x 2/day, Entocort enema. Warfarin for my Deep Vein Thrombosis which resulted from diarrheas and dehydration in Feb 2008.
Supplements: Probiotics, Calcium with Vitamin D, Vitamin B Complex, Vitamin C, psyllium capsule (Metamucil) and bee propolis.