Ulcerative colitis - Tony's story - NHS Choices
Tony has had ulcerative colitis for more than 15 years. I continued taking mesalazine, and I also tried azathioprine, which suppresses your immune system. Although Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis share a lot. Immunomodulators Both azathioprine and 6-. Limited human data Asacol® HD should be used. Management of ulcerative colitis involves first treating the acute symptoms of the disease, then. Brand names include Asacol, Octasa, Pentasa, Salofalk, Lialda, Ipocol, Apriso, and Mezavant. Sulfasalazine, also. Systemic steroids such as prednisone are not used unless proctitis fails to respond to the above treatments.
Label - FDA
Treatment of mildly to moderately active ulcerative colitis UC in patients. If concomitant use of Asacol and azathioprine or 6-mercaptopurine cannot be. Generally speaking, women whose ulcerative colitis or Crohn's disease is in. Sulfasalazine Azulfidine® and other 5-ASA compounds such as mesalamine Asacol®. Prednisone and other corticosteroids are low risk during pregnancy.