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I was diagnosed with proctitis earlier this year and have not received Canasa which was prescribed?

Posted 31 Aug 2016 by sincitylocs 0 answers

... due to my insurance not wanting to cover it unless I tied another drug first. Which I did, Apriso. (Did not work at all) Any how, hopefully it gets approved soon. I don't have pain, but the bleeding and mucus are there when I have bowel movements. Does anyone else experience super loud ...

Should I use a 2nd Canasa suppository if the first Canasa suppository made me go in 30 minutes?

Posted 9 May 2016 by ohjeezthatguy 0 answers

So I was instructed by my GI doctor to take this as needed for 1 to 2 weeks when having a mild ulcerative colitis flare and see what happens. I was diagnosed with U.C. about 5 years ago and haven't used the Canasa supp. much until now; I take 5 pills of Asacol daily (800 mg tablets). I'm ...

Canasa - Any one get a bad rash from it?

Posted 12 May 2014 by Ivylyn 1 answer

After using just over a week, it's a wide spread rash that itches bad.

I can't afford the drug I need,canasa 1000mg?

Posted 28 Nov 2013 by George VanGlahn 1 answer

Do you have a program to help with aid for people who can't afford the drug?

Diagnosed with ulcerative proctitis adviced needed?

Posted 1 Apr 2013 by Lissy91 2 answers

... heavy diarrea, stomach pain and rectal bleeding. I had a colonoscopy and since then the bleeding stopped. My doctor prescribed canasa which I couldn't afford, I am unemployed and no insurance. Without taking any medications I feel better now because I have less stomach pain and less gas. ...

Ulcerative Colitis - Started with Proctitis... and treated with Canasa (supp), then added?

Posted 11 Jun 2010 by Toph 1 5 answers

... hydrocortizone (supp,) then switched to cortifoam, then antibiotocs because c-diff seemed to set in. Now Lialda during the day and Messalamine enema @ night. Going for a 2nd scope 6/22 (1st was 2/5/10 - life hasn't been the same since.) Blood is constant. Can't pass gas unless ...

Is it normal for the canasa and stool to come out almost black the next morning?

Posted 5 Aug 2010 by cb1 1 answer

I currently have active colitis and have been suffering with this flare up for the last 3 months. I just started my first dose of canasa 1000mg last night and had black canasa and stool come out as soon as i woke up. Is this normal?

I am a healthy 38 year old woman. I was diagnosed with an ulcer in the colon. I used canasa on and?

Posted 2 Jun 2010 by adidasgirl 2 answers

... off for a month, I did miss alot of doses and I am still bleeding usually one out of every 3 bowel movements. I did have a colonoscopy in Jan 09 and a sigmoidoscopoy in Feb 10, including a biopsy which came back good... Just the ulcer..It is not healing and my question is could that be because ...

Curious to see how long others have waited to see results from Canasa?

Posted 20 Feb 2010 by Toph 1 1 answer

I've not seen any decrease in my symptoms. I'm probably just being impatient, but figured it would not hurt to ask others also using the medication. Any dialogue will be appreciated. Thanks. Toph

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