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I have ulcerative colitis. Is taking prednisone a bad idea?

Posted 24 Jan 2011 5 answers

I am 20 y/o and female. I have had Ulcerative colitis symptoms for a year and did nothing about it until the past 3 months. I had a colonoscopy and was diagnosed. Thus far, I have only taken Lialda (a lesser anti inflammatory) and it has done nothing. Being frustrated with no results I have agreed ...

I had a severe allergic reaction to sulfa years ago. Hospitilized for 5 days?

Posted 26 Apr 2010 2 answers

I had a severe reaction to sulfa. When I noted that the Lialda that I was recently prescribed had sulfasalazine, I called my doctor. Was told safe to take. I am pretty nervous about taking it. I see Lialda says usually not an issue for those with sulfa allergies but I also found on line that I ...

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

Posted 11 Jun 2010 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 ...

What is the difference between asacol hd and lialda asacol work good?

Posted 1 Sep 2014 1 answer

but I can not get asacol cause they raised there price so my insurance will not cover it anymore lialda does not work like asacol hd

My insurance has changed & now Lialda costs me $500 mo. Can I please get some help? Thank you?

Posted 31 Jan 2011 2 answers

My company went to a high deductible insurance plan. My Lialda used to cost me $10 a month with my discount card. Now it costs $500 a mo. & $388 with my discount card. Lialda is one of four meds I must take. Is there any way I can get some help with the cost of this drug? Thank you.

Ulcerative Colitis?

Posted 17 Mar 2014 3 answers

I will be on Medicare in May and am searching for a drug on the Medicare drug plan that won't go into the donut hole and cost me $500/month. I currently take Asacol HD but it isn't covered. Lialda, Apriso, and Delzicol all will cost $45 for 1st 4 months then will fall into the donut hole ...

Ibuprofen - Can I take ibuprofin with Lialda?

Posted 8 May 2013 1 answer

How long should I take the medication Lialda?

Posted 10 Aug 2010 1 answer

I was diagnosed with a mild form of Ulcerative Colitis my senior year in college.I noticed alot of blood in my stool and went to the doctor right away. If Lialda is working and you have no blood in my stool should I stop taking the pill every day? I have been on the medicane since Feburary 2010.No ...

Lymphocytic Colitis -has anyone any advice on gluten, lactose etc - been told to give up gluten?

Posted 10 Dec 2011 2 answers

Hello everyone, I've just joined the group. I was diagnosed with LC in August after having horrible symptoms every day for over 4 years. I'm currently on Lialda. At the beginning of October I went into spontaneous remission for about 3 weeks. Everything was absolutely normal, one BM per ...

Anyone recently started Lialda & at what dose did you experience change? Good or bad?

Posted 14 Dec 2013 2 answers

My doctor did a poor job of explaining what I might expect to feel after I started this graduated regimen of Lialda. I am 60 and the only other prescription I take is gababentin as I had spine fusion (3 level) 3 years ago. I was on Pentasa for 2 weeks prior to starting Lialda.

Lymphocytic Colitis - Diagnosed microscopic (lymphocytic) colitis recently. Trying Lialda for 1?

Posted 4 Sep 2013 1 answer

... week; symptoms worse. What now? Waiting to hear from doctor. Had diarrhea since June 27th; colonoscopy gave diagnosis. It had improved to once a day of 3 bm until cleared out. Back to 12-14 times daily. Headaches, nausea, fatigue.

Lialda - what does "take with a meal" mean? Is a slice of toast enough food?

Posted 31 Dec 2014 1 answer

Is a banana enough food?

How long does lialda take to start working?

Posted 21 Jan 2015 1 answer

Lialda...Do you need to take it all the time?

Posted 5 Jun 2015 2 answers

Or just during flare ups? It works very well for me. I see it is a strong anti inflammatory drug, making me think during times when the intestinal track is not inflamed, perhaps it isn't needed. The reason I ask it is, it is very expensive $1500 for 90 day supply, so anything to "stretch ...

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