Hi, I sympathize. I was diagnosed with UC about 4 years ago. and have been suffering from a particularly bad flare that started November 2011. Been there and done the Asacol/prednisone/Canasa thing.Currently I'm on 6-MP with no side effects though not in remission. The use of VSL#3 probiotics http://www.vsl3.com/ (it used to be by prescription only but can be ordered OTC for a hefty price) and a really great powder supplement called ttp://www.thenaturalonline.com/metagenics-ultra-inflamx-original-25-7-oz-powder.html has really helped when in the throes of a really bad flare. I also avoid fatty and overly fibrous veggies as well as (unfortunately) brown rice which seems to aggravate things during a flare. Eating small meals more often seems to help. Good luck and take care.View Thread
Hi. I'm new to this forum. I was wondering if anyone is having luck with VSL#3? My Dr. recently prescribed it for my moderate UC. I'm also on 6-mercaptopurine. Someone suggested Jarro-Dophilus as an alternative. It seems a little cheaper but VSL#3 seems to have serious research backing it up. Any thoughts?View Thread
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