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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... ago ringing in 1ear. I stopped taking them about 5 days ago. Still have ringing in 1 ear, anybody have that symptom?
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. ...
It has been used successfully by me for past 20 years for UC; now not covered by any insurance plan