Mezavant is time-release Mesalamine, the same drug that's in Salofalk. The difference is that it is time-released so doesn't have to be taken as often.
All of the 5-ASA drugs can make your symptoms worse if you are one of the significant minority of people who are sensitive. I can't take Mesalamine at all, but can tolerate Balsalazide.
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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