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)
Search for questions
Still looking for answers? Try searching for what you seek or ask your own question.
1 answer • 29 Mar 2011
Even with my Rx drug plan, I have to pay over $72.00/month for my wife's Asacol Rx.
1 answer • 19 Jul 2012
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 ...
2 answers • 17 Sep 2012
... eyes are bothering me badly bloodshot
0 answers • 26 Dec 2015