A subset of patients requires immunosuppressive therapy and/or surgery, and a small subset progresses to develop classic ulcerative colitis.
I had no idea. Ugh.
The article mentions that patients react to the same meds which is used for diverticulitis. What other meds have you been on? It also mentions immunosuppressive meds which I asked you about
. I would really get with my GI and discuss different therapies. Being on Entocort long term isn't a solution anyways.
UC since 2002
Past treatments: Steroids, 5-ASAs, immunosuppressants, biologicals
Currently on 100 mg Azathioprine (Imuran), CCherbal, Wellbutrin 150 mg, Zoloft 50 mg, Klonopin 1 mg
Scope on 3/6/2014 showed no inflammation but scarring
Also suffer from: Depression, Trichotillomania, Osteoporosis, Floaters, Misophonia
Post Edited (Andrina) : 11/20/2015 3:32:09 AM (GMT-7)