Good for you Judy in knowing how to monitor these highly addictive drugs! It's these exact drugs, opiates, that are at the heart of our nation's drug abuse. Easy access to them and their addictive potential make them especially dangerous for continious use. Knowing when to stop is key!
dx proctitis in 1987
dx UC in 1991, was stable until 1998
1998 started prednisone, asacol, pentasa, nortriptylene, ativan, 6MP, rowasa enemas and suppositories, hydrocortisone enemas, tried the SCD diet, being a vegetarian, omega 3s, flax, pranic healing, yoga, acupuncture, probiotics
2000 lost all my B-12 stores and became anemic
2001 opted for j-pouch surgery- now living life med-free