I have lower rectal inflammation and my GI thinks that Canasas work better because they melt over that area. I think enemas work better. But here is my thing. I like a shot of topical mesalamine every day so if I forget the enema I use the suppository in the a.m.
Both are my friends.
In remission (yippee!)--pancolitis since 8/09. Asacol 3200 mg. Canasa or Rowasa daily, Probiotic -RenewLife Ultimate Flora Critical Care, vitamins, calcium, l-acetyl carnitine. Limit dairy, red meat, citrus, sugar, carbs, no alcohol. Bipolar/anxiety/depression: lamictal 200 mg, Lexapro 10 mg; wellbutrin 150 mg, Sleep-(ZMA) zinc-magnesium-B6, occasional Zyprexa 2.5 mg.