just got back from the gi app. he is putting me on pentasa 500mg twice a day i think i havent gotten it filled it.has anyone had any luck with this med.? and he wants to do complete blood work which i'm ok with that,but i was wondering why would he want to do a stool culture?i never had to have that done,just curious as to what this would be for.
i was diagnosed with uc on april.16,2003. had my sec. colonoscopy on aug.22,2007 came back normal.
currently flaring on prednisone 60mg x1 week,40mg x1 week, 20mg x1 week.
i also take nexium 40mg once a day for acid reflux.
take one multivitamin a day
started taking one a day acidophilus probiotic
one a day omega 3 fatty fish oil capsule