I was told by my GI that I could have a small flare from changing my meds from Asacol to Lialda, but I was only on the Lialda for a few weeks then had to switch to pred......so I don't have much personal experience but was told it could give mea small flare and to wait it out a couple weeks, def let your GI know!
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.