The only time I was taken off was when Asacol was making my symptoms much worse. My GI had me stop the Asacol, start Pred and then re-start the Asacol after four days on the Pred. He did it to verify that it really was the Asacol causing me problems.
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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