Good Morning! I started on 800mg. Asacol 3x a day, a week ago. My biggest problem so far is the stomach upset/pain. Does anyone have any suggestions to combat this? I'm barely existing on crackers, ensures, and yogurt My loss of appetite has gotten worse since starting this stuff. It's too soon to tell if it will help the UC or not, I know this, & I'm trying to avoid steroids if at all possible. But this stomach upset is bad. Does this side effect get better as we adjust to them? Or should I try something else? It's true I need to lose some weight, and I am, but this isn't a healthy way to do this...HELP!!!
Diagnosed with UC Aug. 2007
Diagnosed with Degenerative Arthritis, 2006
2 asacol 3x daily for UC. Canasa suppositories, also 3x daily,
1 depacote 3x daily for bipolar disorder