No symptoms for me at all from cortenemas.
Not anywhere near as strong as oral Pred. I recall but am not 100% certain: each one is equivalent of <7 mg of Pred; it gets absorbed in rectum, not whole system. Someone with more expertise could weigh in on the latter - or you could ask your GI.
I'm so positive about their value that I keep some around just in case. (I started w/ proctitus... And am allergic to mesalamine.)
Good to hear the side effects of the steroid enema wasn't as bad as the oral for you. Seems like it is like that for most. I will have to ask my GI about
I am also very curious to see if others have had reactions to oral 5asa's but was fine with a 5asa supp or enema. I would rather be on a 5asa supp or enema if possible, because I think, and correct me if I am wrong anyone, you can stay on them much longer.
Diagnosed July 2010 with Pancolitis (entire colon)
Remicade August 2010 - June 2013
On 125mg/day Imuran(Azazioprine) as of Dec 28, 2014.
Pentasa- Horrible reaction, stopped immediately.
VLS#3 (started Aug 6th 2014) 450 Billion, L-Glutamine, Vit D3.
Gluten free Feb 01/2013 - Oct 15 2013
Med free Apr 26/14 to Sept 2/14