mesalasine was made for those who are intolerant to the sulfur in sulfasalasine.
its more expensive and you have to actually not be able to take sulfasalasine to even get a script
(this is in australia)
they are pretty much the same but one doesnt have tthe sulfur
steph - 33 - female - gold coast australia - UC since 2000
i do believe im in REMISSION! last few days have cleared up nicely.
a bit of inflammation in the end bit causing some pain, but its on the mend!
IM 19 weeks PREGGERS and feeling great!
mesalazine granules 3g x1 a day (much nicer than a million tablets a day),
tapering pred by 5mg every 4 days, 20mg at the moment
pregnancy and breastfeeding vitamins, xango juice 30ml x3 a day, vitamin d3,
i still eat what i want, when i want, if i feel like eating at all ... diet doesn't affect my UC.