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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Canasa Rect.

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Condition: Ulceration of the Rectum
1/7/2010 9:47:14 PM

Reviewer: baba522, 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have been using Canasa for 18 days since being diagonosed fro colitis. I have for the past 2 days experianced a rash and itching, and a headache! I suppose I am the rare few of users since that is what I ahave read. I will be contacting my doctor tommorow and am not going to continue using this medication!

Condition: Ulceration of the Rectum
11/5/2009 12:26:31 PM

Reviewer: NJ UC, 35-44 Male on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Diagnosed with proctitis four years ago, was taking 1gm at night, unfortunately disease flared up over the past few months. Doctor upped dose to 2gm but was still symptomatic. Have also been taking 2.4g Asacol b.i.d. Just got back from my colonoscopy and although the proctitis looks better the inflammation has moved into the colon. Onto mercaptopurine now since the Asacol has not completely w ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Ulceration of the Rectum
9/13/2009 9:35:36 AM

Reviewer: Instyle, 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I just started using this drug after being on azulfadine for almost 20 years. My doctor that this method and drug would focus more on my symptons. My condition was manable with the azulf. but I still experiened flare-ups. So he wanted to try this. IM going to give a while longer, right now its only be 2 weeks; but the side effects of cramps and stomach upset are killing me; and its all day. ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Ulceration of the Rectum
8/30/2009 12:15:37 AM

Reviewer: n/a, 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I have found that the leakage from the suppository is very unpleasant, and the odor of the suppository repulsive. I also have gas and have to wear a super maxi pad to make sure it doesn't get on my clothes or underwear (this to avoid others smelling me). I'm trying to tough it out for the month prescribed, but it won't be easy.

Condition: Ulceration of the Rectum
8/4/2009 8:41:33 AM

Reviewer: 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Had intense urgency issues and excessive gas with anal leakage prior to taking this drug. After 1 week of use, my symptoms drastically subsided. After using it for 4 weeks, went back to my doctor, who said the manufacturer recommends an initial use of 6 weeks, so have continued to use canasa for another 2 weeks. My symptoms have virtually disappeared with no side effects now, other than a littl ... Show Full Comment

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