Lialda is a 90 percent topical medication that's a mild, anti-inflammation that's well tolerated by most without side effects. You should take it for as long as it works well for you.
It's a total rookie move to quit your medications just because you feel better. As UC requires a maintenance medication whether you're feeling good or bad. Otherwise you're likely to relapse back into a flare. Often worse than before and require even stronger than you previously required.
apparently you missed the part about
possible side effects -
dx'd with pancolitis 12/21/03
current supplements:vit D, cal/mag, Psyllium Seed powder/Heather's Acacia fiber/ L-Glutamine/Hemp powder slurry 1x/week - grain free/paleoish diet that includes 100% grass fed beef, raw goat milk, & local organic free range eggs, lots of all natural well water, exercise, sleep as much as possible & enjoy this great life that God has blessed me with !