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?
1 answer • 1 Mar 2011
I am on Asacol past 3 years. Started with 2 Asacol/3 times a day. In between it was not under control, abut year back i went to 3/3 and had more ...
0 answers • 28 Oct 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. ...
5 answers • 12 Apr 2012
It has been used successfully by me for past 20 years for UC; now not covered by any insurance plan
1 answer • 6 Sep 2012