She put me on one that is supposed to be very gentle to your system, because I've always had trouble taking iron. I started taking it between meals, as directed, but within a week switched to taking it with a little carb to protect my stomach.
Right now, when I swallow something even mildly spicy or hot, I can feel the burn in my stomach. So I'm taking my Ranitidine, increased my Colazal and just hanging in there until my appointment.
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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