I've had UC for 6 years. I tried Asacol, Pentasa, Colazal, and Rowasa when I was first diagnosed. They never seemed to work and I often wondered if they made my symptoms worse. It's been 4-5 years since I've tried any of them. I was so new to the disease that I felt like it was such a learning curve and I never knew what was working and what wasn't.
My new doctor is having me try Lialda in combination w/6MP (I've been on 6MP before but never with other meds). I'm hopeful that the combo will work and I'll have better success with it. I was curious if anyone did bad on Asacol but had success with Lialda.
Female, Age 38
Diagnosed w/c.diff 7/02 when pregnant w/1st and only child during 2nd trimester(wasn't on antibiotics)
C.diff flare within weeks of delivering baby 1/03, Diagnosed with UC 2/03
LDN - 2/17/09 1.5 mg., increased to 3 mg. 3/3/09
Acidophillus, Sacchromyces Boulardii, Oil of Oregano