I switched from Asacol to Colazal this past spring. For about
two weeks it gave me some funky d (not d I get with UC). I was almost about
to call my GI and say I want to stop it until my mom talked me out of it. I'm glad I didn't because after that it worked amazing for me. I thought I was in remission before with Asacol but I had no idea what I was missing with Colazal.
20 year old college student diagnosed with UC in March 2005
Remission since January/April 2006-->THREE YEARS!!!!!
Meds: 3 750mg Colazal 2x daily, 25mg Amitriptyline, 75mg Effexor XR for GAD, ortho lo, 1200 mg Calcium w/ Vitamin D, 2000 mcg Biotin
Lactose intolerant, very mild asthma (albuterol when needed), allergic to sulfa
It is not the strongest species that survives, nor the most intelligent that survives. It
is the one that is most adaptable to change."