It worked GREAT for me.
I caught a bad cold since I started, but it cleared up no problem. In fact, I didn't even get the lingering cough I usually get after a bad cold. Probably just coincidence. But I kept up with decongestant (the good kind, pseudoephedrine) because I didn't want to get a sinus infection.
It may have risks but that doesn't mean you'll have any problem. The risks are worth it for me, this disease isn't easy on your body either.
49 year old female attorney, diagnosed UC/pancolitis 1985, no surgery but much suffering. Asacol maintenance for 20+ years; used prednisone & Rowasa for flares. Probiotics (Ultimate Flora, 50 billion), salmon oil (omega-3) when I can remember.
August 2008 sought care of naturopathic doctor. Food sensitivity test showed wheat/gluten, other intolerances; eliminated wheat/gluten from my diet.
Bad flare in March, used prednisone. Humira denied, started Remicade 4/12 and doing great~ learning what normal is~ wow