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Multiple ulcer in colon, do drink, smoke. How long will it take to get cured through vegaz?

I am the patient of small multiple ulcer in doctor prescribe vegaz od for 3 month.At the beginning i got relief while taking medicine but now i got the same problem.what type of diet i have to take and how many more i have to take this drugs.On the other hand i have bad habite of drinking and smoking(ocasionally)
Asked On : Mon, 18 Mar 2013
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Hello, the condition you are suffering from is ulcerative colitis. It is an inflamatory bowel disease. Multiple ulcers are present in colon. This condition is highly influenced by diet & more than the drugs, dietary factors play an important role in the management of this problem.
Alcohol results in relapse of the condition & hence it is recurring for you.
Vegaz is Mesalamine used in the treatment of mild ulcerative colitis. Acts by inhibiting the production of substances like prostaglandins & cytokines that cause inflamation.
Well, you should avoid spicy food, alcohol, caffiene, meat & diary products.
Diet rich in complex carbohydrates & protein, soy products & whole grain is helpful.
Answered: Tue, 19 Mar 2013
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