Hi and welcome! You might want to ask your doctor about
increasing your Lialda dose (4 is the maximum daily dose, I believe) and about
using rectal meds, specifically mesalamine enemas. They do a wonderful job of healing the lower part of the colon that oral meds sometimes have problems reaching.
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Status: Remission since May 2009!
Symptoms began in November 2008, ~4 weeks after giving birth to my son
Diagnosed with pancolitis on 1/30/09
Meds: Apriso (4 0.375g pills ONCE!! daily), mesalamine enema twice weekly, Natural Factors Ultimate probiotic 12/12 Formula, multivitamin. Used prednisone (starting dose 40 mg) to get into remission.