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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mohammed Shafi
36 years experience Gastroenterology
Asacol (mesalamine): Regular Asacol (mesalamine) is 400 mgs in strtength.Asacol (mesalamine) hd is double strength it has 800 mgs.
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A 74-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Brooks
30 years experience Gastroenterology
Unlikely: Pepto and Asacol (mesalamine) , if taken together, should not cause any issues . You shouldn't need both together though
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Uncertain: In general, it is recommended that medications not be used after expiration date. With that said, there is a big difference between being expired for ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Axel Martinez-Irizarry
17 years experience Family Medicine
Yes.: If prescribed by your doctor, if you are not allergic to Aspirin or sulfas, it is ok to take asacol (mesalamine). No relation to morphine allergy.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Hemming
17 years experience Gastroenterology
Nothing: Should be no need to treat however there is a theoretical chance of kidney damage that would need to be supportively managed.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Simon Tsiouris
23 years experience Infectious Disease
Ulcerative colitis: Asacol (mesalamine) is one of many medications available to treat ulcerative colitis, a form of inflammatory bowel disease.
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A 74-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
48 years experience Rheumatology
Depends!: Entacort-la 3mg is a mostly non-absorbed steroid given for bowel inflammation. If you have diarrhea from a non-inflammatory cause, you should not tak ... Read More
A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Michaels
53 years experience Urology
See below: Both meselamine (5-amino-salicylic acid).Lialda is long-acting and is taken 2Xdaily.Asacol (mesalamine) is not long acting and is taken 3 Xs daily.Asa ... Read More
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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. You Sung Sang
31 years experience Gastroenterology
Different release: While Asacol (mesalamine) release is ph dependent, Colazal does not become active until the drug reaches the colon where bacteria there splits the dru ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
39 years experience Pain Management
Asacol (mesalamine) darvocet: Asacol (mesalamine) unlikely as it is mainly anti-inflammatory - but with an overdose you may have some severe side effects. DArvocet certainly yes. T ... Read More
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