No, ibuprofen and other NSAIDs are not OK for people with UC. They can cause GI bleeds and aggravate the symptoms of UC. For pain relief you can take Tylenol or talk to your GI about
prescribing an opiate. For cramping an anti-spasmodic like Bentyl might be helpful too.
dx'ed UC pancolitis 5/12
past meds: asacol hd, VSL#3, apriso, rowasa, xifaxan, 6mp, cortifoam, pentasa, cimzia, canasa, butyrate, flagyl, cipro, prednisone, remicade, methotrexate, cholestyramine, cortenema
current meds: butyrate
step one: colectomy, end ileo 1/16/13
step two: j-pouch construction, loop ileo 5/1/13