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User Reviews for Asacol to treat Ulcerative Colitis, Active

Asacol has an average rating of 6.5 out of 10 from a total of 8 ratings for the treatment of Ulcerative Colitis, Active. 50% of users who reviewed this medication reported a positive effect, while 25% reported a negative effect.

Asacol Rating Summary

6.5/10 average rating

8 ratings from 9 user reviews.

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Luebby · Taken for 1 to 6 months December 17, 2017

“I was put on Asacol to start when first diagnosed with ulcerative colitis. I was on it for at least three or four months, and things didn't seem to be getting better. It was only when--on vacation--I forgot to take it for a few days and realized that I immediately felt much better. For me, Asacol caused symptoms that were nearly identical to a flare up of ulcerative colitis.”

1 / 10
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Anonymous April 2, 2008

“I've been on Asacol for years - 12 tabs /day. No side effects, easy to take, but sometimes during flares it fails to release. Release is pH dependent (as are some competing drugs), in my case I think that's the problem. This problem is not well publicized, so doctors aren't aware of it.”

8 / 10
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Joseph December 29, 2018

“It seems that asacol is not effective when colitis is active because the coating is too tick. I took 2 tablets, after 6 hours on my body , 2 tablet came out in my diapher and the coating it still intact. I hope Manufacturer will make thinner coating because the mathematical computation of delayed release is not match to realty.”

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Anonymous · Taken for less than 1 month July 30, 2013

“Diagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis 10 days ago. Started 800MG 2 tablets, 3 times/day plus suppository at night. Diarrhea quickly went down to once a day instead of eight times. Experiencing fatigue, slight nausea and seem to be developing acne.”

8 / 10
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Anonymous November 21, 2008

“I've been on Asacol 12 pills/day (4 pills, 3x/day) and I've been experiencing headaches at least 2x/week. Also, I've had side effects of fatigue & acne. Whether or not these side effects can be completely blamed on the last 4-5 months of asacol use, who really knows. But Asacol has helped control my symptoms almost completely.”

7 / 10
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Anonymous October 3, 2008

“It has been very helpful in controlling my UC. I have been taking it since my last episode along with prednisone and it has been a life saver. I have had no really side effects except extra secretion of saliva, but I am starting to feel much better since starting these medicines.”

9 / 10
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fufa March 8, 2010

“I am taking Asacol for the last 4 years and I am still having problem with gas and like full stomach with or without eating or drinking. I am having inflammation in the body and increasing weight and increasing the prolactin (milk) and not focusing well and discomfort.”

2 / 10
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Anonymous March 26, 2008

“tired feeling, abdominal pain, tingling in hands and feet, 4 tablets a day.”

7 / 10
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Anonymous November 14, 2011

“Daily diarrhea for 50 years. Recently diagnosed ulcerative colitis Asacol for 10 days only. Diarrhea gone. Gone! In my 70's and just starting to live--thanks to Asacol.”

10 / 10
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