8 Nov 2009
The active ingredient in both Asacol HD and Asacol is mesalamine, and it is identical in each drug aside from the dose. The 800mg has a similar eudragit coating as the 400mg, but due to the tablet size the release profiles of the coating are not identical to the release profiles of the 400mg tablet.
- Asacol Information for Consumers
- Asacol Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Asacol (detailed)
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I mean besides the ususal side effects,specially on the ulcers, and is this drug a steroid?
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It has been used successfully by me for past 20 years for UC; now not covered by any insurance plan
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I have been tajking 2 400mg asacol pills three times a day for over two years. It has kept my ulcerative colitis in remission. The bottle states that ...
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