User Reviews for Salofalk to treat Ulcerative Colitis
Salofalk has an average rating of 9.0 out of 10 from a total of 5 reviews for the treatment of Ulcerative Colitis. 100% of reviewers reported a positive experience, while 0% reported a negative experience.
"I got UC 3 years after quitting smoking at age 70. As I was always healthy before, I was rather dismayed to be told I have ulcerative colitis. I take the enema and find it difficult to use as well as a nuisance. I do not "go" as often and there is no more blood, but I am tired, have headaches, bloating, flatulence, and cramps---to the extent that I now get very little sleep. Before , my symptoms were in the morning. Now, I feel urgency to go all day---as well as most nights. Won't say I'm sorry I quit smoking. I'll just say I'm glad I smoked as long as I did. Hope others have better experiences with this drug."
"After being on an obscene amount of prednisone without working, I switched GI's and he prescribed me Salofalk. When I know a flare is coming, I can take a few salofalks over the course of a few days and things usually clear up. Was a life saver!"
"This is the only drug that made a difference without awful side effects. I started with suppositories which calmed things down but didn't alleviate the inflammation completely. I am now on the granules and these have been a game-changer so far. 3g to settle the inflammation and 1.5 a day for maintenance. Feel great. Realized I wasn't feeling as good as before. I have more energy, my stools are normal for the first time in 3 years."
"This medicine worked really well for me this is the first time I used it and it did its job within first use"
"I have a mild case of UC, and used this suppository for four months. It worked perfect. The bleeding stopped just after 2 weeks and I am still using it. One concern is that it leaks a little."
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"Measalazine Foam enema. Available from NHS in UK so insurance not an issue I have only taken this for a week so it's early to say ... But so far I think it is working better than other formulations. I tried the same brand suppositories which were not effective, pentasa was better but this foam seems to be doing better again.. Probably as my inflammation extends to 20cm. After four days I started to feel better, I had more energy and more regular & solid stools. At first it was hard to keep the enema in, which is still true if I use a double dose as prescribed. It is uncomfortable to take and so far a double pump often leads to a bowel evacuation.. but I'm hoping this improves as the inflammation recedes as stated in the instructions."