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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