Apriso is a mesalamine for ulcerative colitis.
2 Aug 2010
Hair loss is an uncommon side effect of Apriso (mesalamine). In clinical studies, less than 3 percent of people reported hair loss as one of Apriso's side effects (although the exact percentage was not reported).
Given how common hair loss is in the general public, however, it is difficult to tell if a particular case of hair loss is caused by Apriso or other factors. If you experience hair loss while taking Apriso, talk with your healthcare provider. Depending on how severe the hair loss is, there are things that he or she may suggest. It is possible that if hair loss is bothersome to you, your healthcare provider may recommend adjusting the Apriso dosage or trying another ulcerative colitis medication.
- Mesalamine Information for Consumers
- Mesalamine Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Mesalamine (detailed)
Search for questions
Still looking for answers? Try searching for what you seek or ask your own question.
1 answer • 29 Jul 2013
concern what will happens with time. Any one can recommend herbal medication that works for ulcerative colitis?
1 answer • 28 Sep 2013
... worked fo
0 answers • 27 Nov 2014
Pregnancy - I have ulcerative colitis and am 13 weeks pregnant. I take Apriso for my UC. What's the?
... chance of it both affecting my baby? My stomach and low abdomen hurts real bad. Im more weak than I was during my other two previous pregnancies ...
1 answer • 20 Feb 2015