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Ulcerative colitis under control with mezacol, have mucus in occult blood, history of complication with Azeron, advised secnil forte. Safe?

My son is having ulcerative colittis since last two years. It is in control with mezacol 4.8g. However, when Azeron was tried in last Dec., his total blood count had dropped severely which has now restored after 6 months. Since last week, he is again having the problem of mucus with occult blood. He is advised to take secnil forte. How far it is safe ? Pl. advise.
Asked On : Thu, 6 Sep 2012
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ulcerative colitis is not an easy disease to treat. since your child had drop in blood count to azoran it is not advisable. secnil forte is secnisazole which is an antibiotics. it must be used for a short while but it is safe. since he has an active disease right now and not controlled witn mesacol alone, there are other treatment options avilable. you need to discuss these options with your treated doctor. sometime mesacol enema along with oral mesacol helps.

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dr. om
Answered: Thu, 6 Sep 2012
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