Yes, I wish I could tolerate the mesalamines as they are the safest and best in the long run if they work for you and you can take them.
Question about sugar - I can't eat raw fruit or veggies - what are your suggestions - canned? They have to be well cooked! Also, do you use any artificial sweeteners. I just started Stevia and does not seem to bother me - only use it in tea and coffee.
Senior - New diagnosed with proctosigmoiditis - 6/2008 Tried, Colozal, steroid enemas, etc. - started working but severe side effects occurred. No mesalamines!!
Started on prednisone Feb.7, 2009 - tapering to 20 mg. - upped prenisone to 25mg. on my own (bleeding returned) - 6MP - 50 mg. 2/28/2009 - staying on 10 mg. prednisone also until visit with specialist.
Probiotic Align, Prilosec for GERD, Gas-X, vitamins, Calcium/D
Tylenol for knees and arthritis.