Ugh Just Ugh said...
I am really perplexed by your doctor.
Why is that?
sulfasalasine is prescribed as a generic for UC, CD and AS with periphereal joint affectation. Much cheaper too.
Yes, it's a hard drug, (it was for me too - could not handle the 3 g/day dose more than 3 months) but not for all. I have a cousin who is on it for his AS for more than 2 years and i know someone who is on it for about
I also know people who cannot afford the 5-asa's and they use sulfasalasine because they have no other option.
Rectocolitis .Symptoms since about
2002. Currently in remission (latest C-scope done in feb 2011).
Ankylosing Spondylitis as a gift from rectocolitis. Symptoms since about
2002. Fragile remission from march 2011.
Highly restricted SCD Diet since feb 2010. Raw carrots, Celery, Beet root, peppers, Chicken, Tuna, Turkey, Swiss cheese, Dry red wine.
Mesalasine 1500 mg/day. Centrum Multivit. Vit D.