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Is asacol (mesalamine) used in supressing a flare-up for ulcerative colitis?

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Dr. Thomas Namey
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
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In brief: Asacol (mesalamine)

Asacol (mesalamine) is a good benign drug for ulcerative colitis of the large bowel.
I would use sulfasalazine for small intestinal disease, or regional enteritis.

In brief: Asacol (mesalamine)

Asacol (mesalamine) is a good benign drug for ulcerative colitis of the large bowel.
I would use sulfasalazine for small intestinal disease, or regional enteritis.
Dr. Thomas Namey
Dr. Thomas Namey
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Dr. Jason Hemming
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology

In brief: Yes

But it is best used everyday to help maintain remission.
Other medications include rectal mesalamine, steroids (oral/rectal) and remicade/humira.

In brief: Yes

But it is best used everyday to help maintain remission.
Other medications include rectal mesalamine, steroids (oral/rectal) and remicade/humira.
Dr. Jason Hemming
Dr. Jason Hemming
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