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Endocort for diarrhea instead of asacol (mesalamine) is it better?

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Dr. Thomas Namey
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
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In brief: 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 take it. But Asacol (mesalamine) is also for inflammation of the bowel. If you do, it is what works best for you!

In brief: 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 take it. But Asacol (mesalamine) is also for inflammation of the bowel. If you do, it is what works best for you!
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