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  1. 2 years trying to get diagnosis multiple problems chrons?
    ... ractically the next day bad problems with allergic asthma asacol helped a bit. have developed anl fistula and severe...
    ... Old Poo Came Out Of Me And Half Of It Black. Im On Asacol But I Noticed Sorry In My Poo My Tablets Are Kind...

  2. Really concerned about Prescription Contradictions-are these drugs safe to combine?
    ... following prescriptions? Remeron Pamine Forte Flagyl Asacol Calcitriol Allergy Shots Testosterone Is this...

  3. prednisone and acne
    ... diagnosed with colitis and have been put on prednisone and asacol for 4 months. I have been on these drugs (pred...

  4. Gastric by past with a prior history of colitis and chrohns
    ... prednozone treatments for 3 years straight and then asacol came along thank goodness. After suffering for ulserive...

Allergies board

  1. Gluten free diet???
    ... unable to take the usual Crohn's drugs like Sulfa or Asacol (allergies) I have to be diet careful and only eat...

  2. Allergy testing for Drug Allergies?????
    ... nitrofuorintoin, Tilade inhaler, servevent inhaler asacol (for Crohn's), certain corticosteroids in prednisolone...

Drug Interactions / Side Effects board

  1. will all these meds harm me long term?
    ... blocker) warfarin (blood thinner), potassium, Lexapro, Asacol , Flomax, and for controlling afib, Betapace (sotalol...

Incontinence board

  1. incontinence & biofeedback
    ... placed a damper on my social life. I am currently on Asacol which has helped very much and right now I am ready...

Pain Management board

  1. just got a Medtronics Pump a week ago
    ... intestines as long as possible. He introduced me to Asacol , and that medicine has been a godsend for me. As...

  2. Pain Meds & The Worst Side Affect
    ... FONT=Comic Sans MS]Uh, yeah... Well I take Zelnorm, Asacol , AND Reglan... ...and I STILL get backed up. That...

  3. Lyrica users
    ... 48 hours ago) Lexapro 30mg Remeron 45mg COLITIS Asacol 400mg (antiinflamatory for intestinal tract) metoclompromi...

  4. something really strange happening
    ... 30 am and 60 pm and I get 80 oxyir 10mg for bt and asacol . All of these meds I've been on for quite some time...

  5. Hi, been gone for a bit. Questions!!
    ... abdominal pains when its acting up. I've been on asacol , imuran and mega doses of steroids to control it....
    ... I have also tried Pentasa, all the sulfa drugs, asacol , remicade infusions (this made it worse so I had to...

  6. I'm new to posting here. What would you do if you were me?
    ... Entocort and prednisone), as well as having tried Asacol , Pentasa, every IBS drug in the book without success...

Arthritis board

  1. Anti-inflammatory meds
    ... with ulcerative colitis last week. The doc put me on Asacol which is Mesalamine. I also have bad gerd and acid...
    ... with ulcerative colitis last week. The doc put me on Asacol which is Mesalamine. I also have bad gerd and acid ... worse your GERD has gotten since you started taking Asacol ? Your rheumatologist and GI doctor are going to have...

Osteoporosis board

  1. I V Medication for Osteoporosis
    ... allergic to almost everything and can not take sulfa or asacol , etc. When I had an 8 hour bleeding attack from the...
    ... to keep the Crohn's under control as I can't take Asacol or Sulfa and supposedly that contributes to osteoporosis...

Cancer: Colon board

  1. Frustrated and sick
    ... benign). I took Entocort (steroid), an antibiotic and Asacol for a month and got better.. for an entire year. ...

  2. Unsure and Worried as can be!
    ... sent me how with a pocket full of pills, that being Asacol (pharmaceutical developers have an odd sense of humor...

  3. Sorry if this is too long but Help is nowhere to be found
    ... ..Inderal 20mg 4x a day Xanax .5 gm 4times a day. Asacol 400 mg 4x3 Rowasa medicinal enemas at night..Analpram...

  4. Back on the Boards
    ... Current meds are.., Asacol 400mg 12 tablets a day (4x3) Rowasa enemas, Analpram...

  5. rectal cancer questions
    ... Hi guys- I got a script for asacol and I am going to try it for a few weeks to see if...

  6. Need information please- my story
    ... was diagnosed with ulcerative colitis and started on asacol . The bulge in my rectum wasn't commented on or noticed ... diarrhead (only with the flu). Anyway, I took the asacol for several months but it didn't help with the cramping ... anything and his attitude was sure, why not. So I stopped asacol . I have been bleeding ever since. Sometimes the...

  7. I'm a new member with serious symptoms...and I need your HELP!!!
    ... me with "Distal Ulcerative Colitis " and put me on ASACOL (400mg 4 tabs 3 times daily) AND ROWASA medicinal ... my symptoms have gotten worse and I am back on the ASACOL ..with Rowasa (I had gone off of it for over a year...
    ... Distal Ulcerative Colitis it is more likely that the Asacol is losing its effectiveness and thus your colitis...

  8. Scared and ignorant. Questions?
    ... moderate cramping... but i've been on a drug called Asacol since January and it's been very controllable with ... is that, while the main active drug is the same as asacol and it's cheaper, it contains sulfer, which has the ... to deal with the disease itself and just stayed on asacol . right now i'm particitpating in a clinical trial...

  9. I am 49, female and bleeding from rectum.
    ... bathroom. i also had a lot of blood. now i'm on asacol and that's been keeping it under control. no more...

Acid Reflux / GERD board

  1. laryngopharyngeal reflux - swallowing problems
    ... My other meds are 40mg Nexium in the morning; and Asacol after. Can anyone give me any suggestions? I'm...
    ... medical history .. but anyways, why are you on the asacol -- crohn's dz?? ... when they did the upper endoscopy...
    ... The Asacol is for my Colitis. I'm not sure what they called...

Bowel Disorders board

  1. Has anyone ever had colon surgery? or colostomy bag? Please Help!!
    ... was treated with prednisone (solumedrol in hosp.), asacol , pentasa, 6-mp, etc., but I became very frustrated ... Remicaid, but at first I was still trying the Pentasa, Asacol , steroids, 6-mp and I had started 6-tg and Methatrexate...

  2. unknown tummy problems
    ... year I was given steroids (predisonal suppositories & asacol tablets) However since I moved to the UK and my notes...

  3. help...my 13 year old son was just diagnosed with Chrons
    ... could really use all the info I caN GET He is on asacol 3x a day for 5 weeks now which does not seem to be...
    ... was recently diagnosed with Chrons he has been on asacol for 5 weeks and it has helped a little but he is still...
    ... was first put on steriods for the first 10 days and asacol 3x a day for good she was also having alot of pain ... about that she takes a total of 11 pills a day 3 asacol s and 4 pammine and she takes prevciad but we have...

  4. Magnesium citrate
    ... times. Its been loose ever since. I quit taking my asacol for the last couple days so thats likely the reason...

  5. Post colostomy reversal question
    ... Feels like I was punched repeatedly. Currently on Asacol and it really seems to help, but wonder if I should...

  6. symptons around chrons help
    ... my spine eye and bowel seems to calm down when on asacol ....

  7. Alcohol + Ulcerative Proctitis = Bad Move
    ... confirmed the locality of the UP and have been prescribed Asacol (800mg x 3 daily) and Rowasa suppositories which have...
    ... confirmed the locality of the UP and have been prescribed Asacol (800mg x 3 daily) and Rowasa suppositories which have...

  8. buscopan
    ... antispasmodic) and it helps a lot, but I'm also on Asacol (6 daily) and Salofalk retention enemas (increase...

  9. can i recover from this
    ... rthyromicin which i read is for infections in the colon and asacol im having bowel movemnets like about ten at least...
    ... It's good the erythromycin in helping....and the asacol .... you should, however, consider to take a probiotic...

  10. Stomach Advice
    ... My Eyes Aren't Good No Doctor Wants To Know. Im On Asacol Not Sulfasalazine Do You Think My Symptons Are Related...

  11. chrons colitis people please help desperate
    ... will give you a gun to shoot yourself. he put me on asacol stayed on it for a while but was still getting complication...

  12. Very nervous, what could this be??
    ... mucus etc had colonostopy last week and been on Asacol Mesalazine tablets and much better already. Got to...

  13. Recent Diag: Colitis - Many, MANY Questions
    ... before seeking treatment and it's been 3 weeks on Asacol and I feel like it's over. I don't treat my Crohn ... otherwise, but that may change overtime. They put me on Asacol but after a week I called back because I felt it wasn ... finally felt like I'm over the flare-up. I was told Asacol is an anti-inflammatory for your intestines. The...

  14. Diverticulitus - advice & info
    ... bathroom so have nothing to base a "normal" on. Am on Asacol now for what dr. determined is a flare-up again and...

  15. In Pain...any ideas
    ... (and thousands of dollars). They put me on meds ( asacol , entocort and cipro) and a month or so later I was...

  16. Meat is making me sick!!!
    ... t colitis or IBS. I was taking a medication called Asacol . I have since stopped taking it since I was experiencing...

  17. scope question????
    ... diagnosed with CD they couldn't get it under control with asacol and high doses of IV prednisone so they added imuran...

  18. Harry-normal transit times
    ... small intestine also. The meds I'm on right now are asacol , prednisone, prevacid, flagyl and ativan....

  19. ive been diagnosed with colitis
    ... the same exact way as ulcerative colitis. I am on Asacol for 6 month treatment....
    ... doctor explained it to me is this. First I am on Asacol for six months at first to treat the symptoms and ... put them under control. Mega doses of Asacol !!!! Then I guess see how the medication does. Maybe...

  20. bowel movment had bright red blood
    ... had colitis, which affected my colon. I was put on Asacol after first trying cortosteriod supossitories. The ... asacol seems to help with this illness and its symtoms. ...

  21. anyone here taking remicade?
    ... I also take asacol 6-mp and was until recently taking prednisone. it...

  22. Canasa Suppositories?
    ... topical treatments as opposed to oral meds such as Asacol or more potent drugs with steriods in them. I have...

  23. 8 months pregnant and possible UC flare?
    ... and it had some bloody mucous in it. i've been on asacol for about 3 years now and i'm 8 months pregnant! ...
    ... enema...what are they like? have only ever been on asacol and the procto-foam. scared to try new things. ...

  24. Shocked and worried
    ... me also. When I was first diagnosed they put me on asacol . It didn't help so then prednisone was added. Again ... were saw everything looked okay and took me off the asacol and imuran but my family doc put me right back on ... the asacol . Things weren't too bad for awhile. Recently I was...
    ... enzymes shoot up from time to time. I was once put on asacol with no relief. I only got relief to a certain extent...

  25. Dicyclomine, Bentyl??
    ... ctosigmoiditis)...diagnosed over 17 years ago. My meds are Asacol (6 daily) and Salofalk enemas (for flares and tapered...

  26. anyone pregnant with IBS or UC?
    ... who is 1. While I was pregnant I was on immuran and asacol . My baby is fine, I didn't have any problems with...

  27. Preschooler has blood in stool
    ... okay. Stress plays a major factor too. I was put on Asacol for anti-inflammatory which helps with the flare-ups...

  28. Anyone on Asacol during pregnancy?
    ... around 2years ago and still having symptoms despite the asacol . after finding out i was pregnant (now 10 weeks) i ... was told to continue with the asacol and it would be perfectly fine. i take both tablets...
    ... ...really worked for me when i was in a flare but asacol has really helped me throughout the years.....nice...
    ... replying to this. I had a baby last year and I was on Asacol and Immuran the whole time. The asacol doesnt' break...

  29. Diarreah is ruining my senior year in highschool
    ... t colitis or IBS. I was taking a medication called Asacol . I have since stopped taking it since I was experiencing...

  30. Suffering Without Diagnosis
    ... UNDIAGNOSED PLEASE LET ME KNOW WHAT YOU THINK? ASACOL MR 400mgTABLETS RANITIDINE 150mgTABLETS CO-CODAMOL...

  31. Rectal/Vaginal Fistula
    ... depends on the person and the meds being used. I take asacol for the Crohn's, that has helped some but not a lot...

  32. please...anybody..
    ... colitits has had great success with a drug called Asacol . Maybe ask your doctor about it. She was on prednisone ... for a year before starting Asacol and HATED it ... she said the side effects were worse...
    ... the effects from the asacol were worse, or the effects from the prednisone? i ... will ask about asacol , i am so desperate....i DO NOT ever want to use prednisone...
    ... prednisone were bad. She has had no problems with the asacol ....
    ... ugh dont i know it...is asacol only available in the states, my doc has never mentioned...
    ... was Rowasa. Have you heard of it? Also, Dipentum. Asacol had horrible side effects. But nothing was worse...
    ... it is a medication of last resort, thank goodness.) asacol is available here in canada, but under the brand name...
    ... Hi Brandy, Asacol is available in Canada...my doc prescribed it and...
    ... which it is starting to effect. i had no idea that asacol was salofalk..i am currently taking salofalk right...
    ... This is just in response to the messages posted about Asacol and Salofalk. These drugs are not one and the same ... . Asacol is Asacol (little red/orangish pill), and Salofalk is Salofalk ... (oval-shaped yellow pill). I was on Asacol several years ago, and it was not effective for me...
    ... diagnosed with Crohn's last year and put on three drugs; asacol , entocort ec and cipro. It went into remission pretty...

  33. I need some UC support
    ... predisone. I too will never take it again. I take Asacol to stay in remission which works great as long as...

  34. Chron's Disease, feeling faint and need some answers?
    ... family has Chron's disease, that i'm aware..I'm taking Asacol for the Chron's which is not working..I refuse to...
    ... i don't think that now is the time to stop taking Asacol . in fact, it just may be that your dosage needs to...
    ... Imuran or 6-Mp would be the next step up from the Asacol . Sometimes just a short two week course of prendisone...
    ... weight lose is ok with you doc. I have been taking asacol the entire time I have been diagnosed. At first I ... hair, But I stuck with it. You may not think that the Asacol is doing anything for you but it is inside. I had ... like remicade for I told him I just wanted to try Asacol for awhile longer. Well to everyones surprise it paid ... consant Diaherra (SP?) It took about 18 months for the asacol to work along with Prednisone. I hate taking steroids...
    ... Hi, The problem i have with Asacol is that I have been taking for over a year it's done ... me in any way..This is why I have decided to go off Asacol after over a year of treatment on Asacol..Is there...
    ... Either 6-mp or Imuran. After a year then I would agree Asacol isn't working for you...It usally only helps for people...
    ... Either 6-mp or Imuran. After a year then I would agree Asacol isn't working for you...It usally only helps for people...

  35. Colitis flare up - need some advice
    ... beyond my left side. Currently, my doc has me on 9 asacol daily, as well as 1 canasa, and he said to take some...

  36. Quincy (or anyone)...my UC is back
    ... most obvious symptoms start. Are you also on any Asacol as well? And...how far up is your UC? Don't wait...
    ... feeling like I have to go, or having UC. I am not on asacol , but I am supposed to go see a gastro doc on the advice...

  37. colitis and achy muscles, etc..
    ... ache like as if there cold. I am no longer taking my asacol because My specialist said that I am in remission...

  38. Colitis pain......please help
    ... cramping, then Entocort which did nothing, now i am on Asacol and seem to have even more gas pains. I am avoiding...

  39. All test reults are in but no definitive diagnosis NEED ADVICE!!
    ... diarrhea caused from a major IBS flair. He put me on Asacol to help with the inflammation. This drug is usually...

  40. UC Question: Attn Quincy (or anyone else)
    ... Sunday. As well, I think the doctor should put you on Asacol or another oral 5ASA med since you've been having...

  41. Same ol' stool
    ... contain some blood but not always. I am taking all my Asacol and Rowasa and have been eating a lot of lower residue...
    ... :) How long nightly on the rowasa...how many asacol again? quincy :)...
    ... Hi Quincy, Nice to see you again. I am taking Asacol 400mg tablets...4 tablets 3 times a day...and a Rowasa...
    ... 1998 I was diagnosed with distal UC. I was prescribed Asacol and later Rowasa along with it. Taking meds was VERY ... sporadic for me and I had even stopped taking the Asacol for about two years without telling my doctor. Consequently ... told him about this. He advised going back on the ASACOL and not missing my Rowasa....also he said I should...

  42. I've got Chron's disease!!!!!!
    ... keep pretzel or crackers around. I have been taking Asacol and Augmentin XR for the Crohns since my last Colonoscope...

  43. UP - need advice....
    ... should be using an oral 5ASA med such as Pentasa or Asacol at the same time as the rectal meds. I'm a "hardcore ... " 5ASA user. Have used it for 16 years.. Asacol (6 daily) and Salofalk enemas to treat flares (I'm...

  44. I feel so bad for my mother-in-law, :(
    ... doctor for sure. There are good meds such as 5ASA ( Asacol , Salofalk, Rowasa...etc) Metamucil Smooth (not...

  45. wish me luck on my colonoscopy
    ... diagnosed me with ulcerative colitis. He put me on asacol 3 pills 2x a day. I was still extremly inflammed...

  46. U.C. After 7 years in remission
    ... your U.C in the past? Are you on any U.C meds, like Asacol ? Let the Dr know that you are now bleeding. I hope...

  47. Question about 5ASA and UP
    ... periods of time. My UC is rectum/sigmoid. I use Asacol 6 daily and the Salofalk retention enemas to treat...
    ... water and take a few sips. Works well. Are you on Asacol as well? Sounds as though things will be better...

  48. New to this board...and need some positive support
    ... me with "Distal Ulcerative Colitis " and put me on ASACOL (400mg 4 tabs 3 times daily) AND ROWASA medicinal ... my symptoms have gotten worse and I am back on the ASACOL ..with Rowasa (I had gone off of it for over a year...
    ... have one anyway. I deal with my UC with 5ASA meds ( asacol and Salofalk retention enemas -- same as Rowasa)....
    ... ups under control .He said for me to KEEP taking the Asacol (400 mg tabs 4 pills 3 times a day) and the nightly...
    ... your meds properly, use the Rowasa NIGHTLY, plus the Asacol daily. Set up your colonoscopy and do it quickly ... high dosage, but if you can improve on the Rowasa and Asacol firstly....that would be my first choice -- yes, I...
    ... Quincy, I am taking the maximum dosage of Asacol and Rowasa...and it's not enough right now. There...
    ... EVERYONE.....especially Quincy...I've taken Rowasa and Asacol (400mg 4tabs 3 times daily) for years and had fairly ... for BOTH meds...and well...I went completely off of ASACOL for the last year-2 years and didn't even see or tell ... anemic. Recently...about 11 days ago I went back on the ASACOL and ROWASA and only missed a couple doses of ASACOL...
    ... Positive.....when I was still flaring and on Asacol and Salofalk..I tended to get a bit ticked at times ... meds. I just want to add that high dosages of asacol can also increase diarrhea. But, you could consider...
    ... they aren't. I have been taking Rowasa for years and Asacol too. Now they just AREN"T doing enough...so I am continuall...
    ... finally diagnosed with UC. I've only been on 5ASA ( asacol and Salofalk enemas). It took me 2 years to start...
    ... xanax...and la little later I took my 4 pills of 400mg ASACOL (I had missed an earlier dose) and my ROWASA. I laid...
    ... to mention......I had recently started back up on Asacol about two weeks ago. The Rowasa is something I have ... why he wants me to try the Prednisone ALONG with the ASACOL and ROWASA. NOW ONE MORE THING: During this...
    ... continue it. Did you notice any difference with the Asacol ? It tends to make my condition worse, and Im not the...
    ... same old formless mess. But yes..I am taking all my Asacol and Rowasa. Update.... Just went to the bathroom...
    ... time. You know, many people have a hard time with Asacol . It is a strong aspirin related substance, so in retrospect...
    ... are, had mild colitis a year ago, took pentasa(like asacol ) 5 days later developed numbness, shooting pains and...
    ... things like that. I tried all the meds back then asacol , rowasa enemas, sulfasalazine. They all made things...
    ... since I have been on a strict regimen of taking my Asacol and Rowasa I have had much improvement even though...

  49. Proctitis
    ... and had the same symptoms as you do. I was given Asacol and it worked (took about a month). Was doing very ... ask to be put on an anti-inflammatory drug such as Asacol -very little side effects if any. This is a drug that...
    ... symptoms had gone away for the most part with the help of Asacol . GI wanted to find out how much of my colon was affected...


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