Exactly..we talk about
it all the time. sounds as though her first experience is positive.
I've used Salofalk retention enemas..the same as Rowasa...for over 20 years. I expect them to get me out of a flare. pretty simple.
She should use them nightly for at least 3 weeks to a month...if everything is normal, then taper to every second night.
They should be used for treatment and tapered slowly to a maintenance level.
*Heather* Status..Asacol (3 x2 daily); Salofalk enemas nightly for flares, tapered to maintenance mild flare nightly enemas
~diagnosed January 1989 UC (proctosigmoiditis)
~Bentylol (dicyclomine) 20mg as needed; Ranitidine (reflux); Effexor XR 75mg(depression); Pulmicort/Airomir (asthma)
~vitamins/minerals/supplements; Probiotics....(Natural Factors Protec, Primadophilus Reuteri Pearls, Natural Factors Ultimate). @ bedtime
~various digestive enzymes as needed; started Omega 3
~URSO for PSC (or PBC) 500mg X 2 daily (LFTs back to NORMAL!!)
My doc's logic.. "TREAT (FROM)BOTH ENDS" worth it !!!