I had recently called my doctor's office to ask them about
Lialda (before I found out it is way too expensive) and at the same time I asked the nurse if I could possibly try the Rowasa enemas or something of the sort. She told me that they wouldn't put me on it or that I wouldn't want to be on them because they contain steroids like prednisone. I thought that some of the foam enemas are actually used as maintenance medication?
I've tried the suppositories before but I hated them- they didn't make any bit of difference and instead just made me really gassy and bloated.
This just sounded strange to me... Are any of you using the enemas for maintenance or just to control a flare?? It seems usually when I'm feeling better the main part that is always inflamed is the lower end (though I do have pancolitis) so I thought that maybe the enemas would help.