Posted 5/19/2022 9:56 AM (GMT -7)
You need to stay on the oral...it's not an either/or regarding UC (in my opinion).
I don't have personal experience re using steroid enemas except one course of the foam. They were amazingly easy to hold in, I was flaring badly at that time, and they helped until I got back on to the mesalamine enemas.
However, the options are there and worth trying, using supps in conjunction with enemas, either being steroid or mesalamine.
It, as well, isn't either/or.
Call the doc's office, request more medication. At the very least, ask for the steroid suppositories or the steroid foam enema if your surgery site is healed enough.
I'm also going to stress be patient in the healing process...you weren't on meds for a long time.