Currently taking Asacol HD for Crohn's for 5 years and been asymptomatic. Now pharmacy stating that this medication will no longer be covered by insurance and provided a list of possible meds to discuss with MD. I fear that changing from the medication that is working will cause a relapse of my symptoms.
13 Oct 2013
They both belong to the same drug class and are very similar.-
Asacol HD is used in the treatment of ulcerative colitis; crohn's disease; ulcerative colitis, maintenance; ulcerative colitis, active; crohn's disease, maintenance, and belongs to the drug class 5-aminosalicylates.
Apriso is used in the treatment of ulcerative colitis; crohn's disease; ulcerative colitis, maintenance; ulcerative proctitis; inflammatory bowel disease and belongs to the drug class 5-aminosalicylates.
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