Taking medicine is an important part of managing ulcerative proctitis. There are also other things you can do to stay healthy. For instance, people with ulcerative proctitis can lose nutrients and fluids, so be sure to drink enough fluids and eat a well-balanced diet. Stay away from foods and drinks that may make your symptoms worse, such as:
While stress does not cause ulcerative proctitis, it can set off symptoms or make them worse. Stressful events can't always be avoided; however, you can choose healthier ways of coping with stress.
IMPORTANT RISK INFORMATION
Do not use CANASA if you are:
Before using CANASA, tell your doctor if you:
What are the possible side effects of CANASA?
CANASA may cause serious side effects, including:
Tell your doctor if you have any side effect that bothers you or does not go away. These are not all of the possible side effects of CANASA.
What is CANASA?
CANASA (mesalamine) 1000 mg rectal suppository is a prescription medicine used to treat adults with active ulcerative proctitis (ulcerative rectal colitis). It is not known if CANASA is safe and effective in children.
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