No side effects here, only great relief because I am gluten intolerant.
Health food grocers have good variety, if you look for it. Pasta and cereals can be made with corn or rice, tastes the same just pricier. Thai food, sushi (no soy sauce) are favorites. Mexican with corn tortillas. Otherwise , simple meals vs. casseroles.
49 year old female attorney, diagnosed UC/pancolitis 1985, no surgery but much suffering.
Asacol/5ASA 6x400 mg maintenance for 20+ years; use prednisone & Rowasa for flares.
August 2008 sought care of naturopathic doctor. Food sensitivity test showed gluten, other intolerances; started diet without gluten, soy, dairy, tomato etc. Replete probiotic first, then Forte pills.
Achieved remission for the first time in many, many years!? Seemed so, but colonoscopy Oct. 6 proved not so, heavy inflammation in ascending colon & will be using Rowasa again. But I AM better.