yes, I have proctitis 30 centimeters, doc seems to think it will stay that way. I wasn't able to stay on the Lialda for more than a few weeks b/c of other issues, so unfortunately I can't add to that helping or not, GI did say that I could flare on the Lialda b/c it was a changing of meds. I'm on pred (not helping) and imuran now, looking into remicade. unfortunatley I can't take the 5ASA's anymore (sulfa, asacol & lialda) b/c of my kidney's but I wish I could go back to them, the other drugs are so much harsher, if they work for you give it a try but always let your doc know if you think they are making you worse or not better.
When I am going through a really bad cramp on the toilet, I have ice water with me and suck on an ice cube, it helps to ease my nausea, I don't know why but I think if I did not have it I would get sick.
Last night I just left the ice water and magazines all over the bathroom (I also need reading material).
UC Diagnosed March 2000
Imuran 100mg 1xday;Remicade tests pending;Hydrocortisone enemas 1xday;
Lialda 2.4mg 1xday since 8/24/07 ; prev. Asacol 4800mg day
Calcium and Vit D 500mg 3xday.
Minimal Change Disease (Kidney Disorder) Diagnosed Sept 2007
Prednisone 60mg 1xday, Simvastatin 20mg 1xday, Diovan 80mg 1xday. Fosomax 70mg 1xweek. MCD may be from hypersensitivty to 5ASA drugs.