i'm suppose to start taking pentasa 500mg 4x a day eight pills all together,has anyone had any good sucess with this med.? i'm kinda afraid to start it as asacol didnt agree with me and it's still kinda the same med. and also was wondering is all uc meds. huge? i cant swallow pills i never could, not sure why just have a hard time swallowing pills. and was wondering what side effects did any experience? and i wonder if i can just break the capsules
open and take it that way? i know it says not to but the are huge.
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