There was a post a couple of days ago that gave this website for patient assistance.
I would see if you can qualify for some help. Even if they don't pick up the entire cost they will review your application and may possibly give you a break.
UC diagnosed Dec. 2003 after quiting smoking
*Asacol (4)3x daily
*Probiotic (2) 10 billion cfu/g
*Spinach & sunflower seed suppliment (this seems to help!)
*Possibly lactose intolerant (still trying to identify)
*Currently flarring-tapering off pred......
*Back on the hydro cortisone enemas noticing immediate relief.
Femoral Arterial Bypass 2006
*Cozzar (for blood pressure)
*Zetia/Welchol (for colesterol)
*Niacin 2000mg daily