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)
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1 answer • 30 Mar 2011
I was recently diagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis in the beginning of this year, and when Asacol was prescribed, my fever and bloody stool were gone. ...
7 answers • 12 Apr 2012
... virtually disappeared, I've cut it back to 1 in AM & PM. When I told my doctor/PA (new one), she said she would check, but wanted ...
2 answers • 10 May 2013
I was prescribed Apriso for Collagenous Colitis but am having some side effects and want to know if?
... it is ok to stop Apriso all at once. It is time for a refill which cost me $250.00. I called my doctor but have not yet heard back from him
1 answer • 19 Jun 2015
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