Here these are two articles written as well from a post I made a while ago. Deal with left sided and right sided etc etc and the difference in meds. I think it compliments the above perhaps. I just copied and pasted it in here:
I think this may help many on or trying 5-ASA's in choosing/fine tuning the best option.
Quite informative and might be important for those of you on 5-asa's and rectal meds etc
It seems to suggest different brands/types have different effects between Right Sided UC, Left Sided UC and Pancolitis etc.
Anyway if you're on 5-asa or rectal meds you might find it of interest to you. I no nothing whatsoever about
these drugs and have never taken them....
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