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phillykid24
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Date Joined Jun 2008
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   Posted 1/15/2009 10:59 AM (GMT -6)   
HEY I have just had my second flex sig and have moderate uc , i was taking colozal was working for about 6 months then stopped was prescribed lialda and generic rowasa lialda has been working very well and its only been a week and a half so people have hope.  i think the trick is using lialda with the rowasa and it seem to be a tag team on the uc mind you i only have moderate uc in the rectum i am 25 yr old male have had uc for a year
 
 
 
aloe vera gel 8 oz a day
lovaza perscription omega 3(highly reccomend) 2x a day 900mg each
multivitamin 1x a day
nautures way super probiotic 35 billion in each pill (also highly recomend for the price and the amount on bacteria in each i take one a week)
4 lialdas a day in the morning-alot better then 9 colozals

cycling_sasquatch
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Date Joined May 2007
Total Posts : 169
   Posted 1/15/2009 2:51 PM (GMT -6)   
I. was. not. impressed. with. Lialda. when. I. was. on. it. I. think. it. made. me. worse. Hopefully. you. have. better. luck. with. it.
UC diagnosed Dec. 2006
Azathioprine 200mg/day
Multivitamin, fish oil, fiber supplement, Nature's Way Primadophilus Optima, Digestive Advantage Crohn's & Colitis


unclebubba
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Date Joined Dec 2008
Total Posts : 510
   Posted 1/15/2009 8:44 PM (GMT -6)   
I was on colozal for the last couple months... My doc switched me to lialda two days agao. not sure if it was a coincidence or not... but first day on it... symptoms are gone. Almost total remission except for consistency of bm's... they are still loose. But no urgency.. 2 bathroom trips in mornign and done. life has been great last two days. I also have been doing spinach diet for almost a month so maybe that finally kicked in... had been getting progressively better with that diet ( thanks cfromutah ) also had been living gluten free for almost 40 days, not sure what worked or if it was a combo... but hey. I love it.
 
38 yr old male, NE Ohio, diagnosed Aug 2008, but been with symptom since Nov 2007
30 mg pred, 9 balsalazide, rowesa nightly, 2 gemfibrozil, 1 norvasc, 1 metoprotol, 1 allopurinol, 2 probiotic, 2 aloe vera tabs
Following gluten free diet as well as spinach/sunflower regime
**down to 25 mg of pred 12/25/08 **down to 20mg of pred 1/7/09
MED CHANGE: 1/13/09-- 4 Lialda, 2 Pamine Forte, 1 Florajen3 probiotic, 2 Aloe Vera tabs, Rowesa every other night, 20 mg of Pred, Lomotil as needed, 2 gemfibrozil, 1 norvasc, 1 metoprotol, 1 allopurinol
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 


Happychic
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Date Joined Dec 2008
Total Posts : 44
   Posted 1/15/2009 8:51 PM (GMT -6)   
I've had great luck with the Lialda. I take 2 each day and have been in remission for almost a year.
Angela - 38 yr old female
Diagnosed 2005
Currently taking Lialda(2 each am), multivitamin,and Biotin
In remission since June '08


Susiebuddy
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Date Joined Feb 2005
Total Posts : 1373
   Posted 1/15/2009 10:37 PM (GMT -6)   
I have been on Lialda now for almost 2 weeks. I have been in a flare that I couldn't get under control using Rowasa and Canasa only, so my Dr. prescribed me Lialda. It took a little over a week to kick in, but for the last 2 days.. I've had NORMAL poopies!!!! I almost forgot what normal poopies were like.. lol.. Also, I was flaring so badly I had nausea almost every day and blood and mucus everytime I went... Argh... I also think the key is using Rowasa and Lialda together... I haven't felt this good in a few months.. I take 4 pills a day, 2 pills 2 times a day.

It's working for me nicely and I've had NO side effects from it at all.. (knock on wood)... :)
Diagnosed with U/C January 31st, 2005, IBS on July 21st, 2006 
 
  Status as of January 9, 2009:  Flaring for the last 3 months with blood, mucus and my stomach is so bulging out!  Meds are Lialda 2 pills 2x a day Culturelle 1x a day, plus an occasional Xanax if I feel stressed out.... Ambien at night for sleep... geez..
 
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