Drug List > Asacol

Discussions that mention Asacol.

View posts only related to

Bowel Disorders board

  1. Ulcerative Proctitis anyone?
    ... and have since 8/02. no problems after being put on Asacol right away but this past month of january has been...
    ... boxgirl, It definitely sounds like a flare....and Asacol (if you're talking about the oral pills) isn't the ... with an increase of the rectal meds. How many asacol are you on at this time? It takes time for the...

  2. suppositories? what am i in for?
    ... much same symptoms as snowbird171. i started off with asacol supps which worked for a while, then predsol supps...

  3. Internal hemorroid / Colonoscopy question
    ... internal hemorroids' and IBD. I've started on the Asacol now. Hope it helps!...

  4. question about salofalk supp.
    ... day. Finally....got diagnosed and was put on 5ASA ( Asacol 6 daily and Salofalk retention enemas..at this time...

  5. Rectal bleeding, and questions, please help me.
    ... 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...

  6. Blood and Mucous in stools :(
    ... biopsies, and was diagnosed as having mild proctitis. asacol supps stopped symtoms but they came back when i stopped ... using them. now back on asacol supps and although not symptom free, its not so bad...

  7. Colitis with other problems
    ... prednisone as well as a transfusion. I was put on Asacol 800 mg 3 X day and my UC stabilized, BUT I started ... lexapro, which has aggrivated my stomach and caused my Asacol dose to be doubled to 1600 mg 3 x day. Then last year...

  8. Twisten
    ... of questions at all. I was on pred, imuran and asacol and pantoloc for stomach issues but when my last colonoscop ... before symptoms started again so now I'm back on the asacol but that's all for the time being. I'm also on narcotics...
    ... that I had crohns. They started me on prednisone, asacol , and flagyl(an antibotic) all to try to clear up the ... really want to do that. Right now i am still on the asacol and augmentin xr. Thankfully though I have only been...

  9. question for Quincy
    ... off of my meds. At that time I was on imuran and asacol . I have been on and off high doses of pred also. ... I am back on asacol again because I'm in a bit of a flare. Yes, they...
    ... people in to remission with prednisone and SOMETIMES asacol , but there is no place for keeping someone on a drug...
    ... ascending, transverse, descending...etc)? If you're on Asacol it should help with the inflammation if it's not severe...
    ... sigmoid, and quite nicely treated and maintained with Asacol and Salofalk retention enemas. I was diagnosed just...
    ... makes sense though. When I was first diagnosed the asacol is all I was put on and it did nothing. It took close...
    ... discussing that) from being damaged further. If Asacol is given to a patient with CD that has it in the small...
    ... The other people say they have asked to have their asacol and/or imuran or pentasa raised and are told no, we...

  10. Hey Twisten
    ... washroom about every 10 minutes. I was last on imuran, asacol and prednisone and pantoloc. The only one I'm still...

  11. Taking asacol for colitis
    ... Hi, YIKES!!! The Asacol is NOT to be crushed. By colitis, I'm assuming you ... bowel is your disease? As far as the dosaging... Asacol is 400mg each pill. So, you're taking 2 x 3, right ... it out that way either...my doc said no problem. Asacol has a coating on it that allows the 5ASA med to be...
    ... pills such as my Allegra. because there small. but the asacol is to hard. I've tried water, PoP, Juice Nothing helps...
    ... pills that shouldn't....BY NO MEANS..be crushed!!!! Asacol is an expensive medication. Why waste it?? As well ... yes, you do have UC.... The reason for taking Asacol orally is to treat and keep the inflammation down ... allergic reactions or intolerances to it). The asacol isn't a big pill. As well, the coating is very slippery...
    ... talking to him about my concerns with crushing the Asacol . and to see if there are alternative med's that are...

  12. Nausea after a BM
    ... spasms, I have IBD-[concurrent wit IBS-d] I take Asacol for maintence of the UC.. and nasuea.. peppermint...

  13. Flexible Sigmoidoscopy???????
    ... specific inflammation which amounts to mild proctitis. asacol supps have helped symptoms big time....

  14. Ulcurative colitis flare up from Atkins diet?
    ... cramping, diarrhea, blood. I have always taken 400mg of Asacol three times a day. Maybe a coincidence? :) Think...

  15. medication questions???
    ... what is it in the IBprofin that I cant take. I am on Asacol 400mg 3 pills 3x a day and Rowasa enamas 2 times a...
    ... rectum/sigmoid) and the only meds I've been on is 5ASA Asacol and Salofalk (Canadian version of Rowasa). They are...

  16. Is there another disease besides UC that causes ulcers in colon??
    ... bleeding (in part due to hemmoroids). I was put on asacol & off of work for 2 mo. Now I saw him a few ... .. My PCP took me off of all meds including Asacol due to 2 surguries since Feb. He wants to see what ... that if this is UC I will go into a bad flare w/o asacol . My present symptoms are: left side pain...

  17. Clinical Trial for UC?
    ... the trial is to compare it's effects to that of asacol (which i am taking right now). it would last for ... - 50 mg OPC-6535 + placebo (sugar pill) - 800 mg Asacol + placebo (sugar pill) i would have the option ... other reactions to it. plus i am doing fine with asacol right now... i haven't had any problems since i've...
    ... be without any medications, and you may be in the Asacol group as well. 800mg is only 2 Asacol....is that ... t the first trial of this med is it? How much Asacol are you on at this time? Do you have to fit a...
    ... bit concerned because even if i did get put in the asacol group, i'd be taking less than i am taking right now...
    ... to happen if I get out of this trial and go back on Asacol , and it doesn't work. This really just sucks and...
    ... rectum, right?) is easily treated and maintained. Asacol ...well, I've used it for 16+ years. As well, a rectal ... call it my "arse"enal. What's wrong with taking Asacol ? Nothing...but taking Asacol alone (to me) isn't...
    ... inflamation in the transverse colon. He put me back on asacol , and I told him I wanted to avoid steroids and only ... use them as a last resort... so hopefully the Asacol will do the trick. I didn't ask him about the rowasa...
    ... them. I'm "begging" you.....start the Rowasa. The Asacol isn't enough.. I guess I want you to have the results...
    ... wow, asacol rocks. it's already doing it's thing and the bleeding ... insurance i'm already paying $200 a month for the asacol ... i don't think i could afford much more than that...
    ... I'm happy you're feeling much better! I hear that asacol will have a generic form, as well as the Rowasa..I...

  18. Please Help and Advice
    ... Rowasa (Salofalk in Canada) rectal retention enema and Asacol oral pills should be considered before prednisone...
    ... no colitis,polyps). He gave me a prescreption for ASACOL tablets that i have to take 3 times a day. So all...

  19. Salofalk supps
    ... ago, and it's limited to rectum/sigmoid. I'm now on Asacol 6 per day and Salofalk retention enema one every 7...

  20. Ileitus?
    ... of the large bowel. I'm also on 5ASA meds called Asacol (oral 6 per day) and Salofalk (rectal retention enema...

  21. CHRONIC diarrhea
    ... what I think is caused by gas. My doctor has me on Asacol and FiberCon, which was originally prescribed for...
    ... your input. I appreciate it. My doctor has me on Asacol right now, and I've been through Pepto treatment too...

  22. Is there a Prednisone alternative?
    ... for me anyway) so I was put on Imuran along with the asacol that I had been on for awhile. Some people can't...
    ... I was on Asacol and then switched over to Colazal (same thing almost...

  23. Flat Stools?
    ... but my doc is pretty sure it's UC and gave me some asacol ... which i've been taking and the blood is non-existant...

  24. Bleeding after sigmoidoscopy?
    ... what we had it for, what the diagnosis was. I'm on Asacol 8 daily and Salofalk rectal retention enemas (at this...

  25. jelly like stuff when i poop or pass gas, no poop..
    ... should have been healed in a week or two I have been on Asacol going on six weeks. I can't tell if my symptoms are...
    ... questions. Did you ever take any meslamine products like asacol or pentasa - miss spelled I think, if so did the work...
    ... Hi again Bono. I am currently on Asacol . I am also supposed to be on a pill called Imuran ... allowed to touch this pill without gloves on!! The asacol does help some. Yes, I would say it has progressed...

  26. Weird Symptoms. Need Help
    ... I couldn't tolerate it, so, then he switched me to Asacol , the only other problem is i'm among the 3% that can...

  27. just had a barium enema
    ... My UC was diagnosed 15 years ago and I'm on Asacol (8 daily) and Salofalk rectal retention enemas (to...

  28. Severe Inflamatory Colitis????
    ... Now I am going to be taking Prednisone for 3 months, Asacol , Protonix and Paxol. Am going to try and reduce my...
    ... have had problems with colitis since 1992. I take asacol and have responded well to it. I usually get tired...
    ... Now I am going to be taking Prednisone for 3 months, Asacol , Protonix and Paxol. Am going to try and reduce my...
    ... get my med regimen figured out. I've only been on Asacol and Salofalk rectal enemas. Never prednisone. ...
    ... down to 20 mg and less 5 every five days. I take Asacol , which I am told I will be taking for over a year...

  29. rowasa enemas
    ... I had been in remission from ulcerative colitis on asacol for almost two years when a flare started so my doc...
    ... I had been in remission from ulcerative colitis on asacol for almost two years when a flare started so my doc...
    ... the rectal rowasa, discuss with your doctor to add Asacol tabs. That will help keep the inflammation down on ... both effectively for the past 15 years. I'm now on Asacol 8 daily and Salofalk (rowasa) enemas one every 5 nights...
    ... not just after you take your meds. I take my Asacol (same as salofalk oral) morning and night. 3 x 2 ... I eat morning and then before I go to bed with my asacol . It doesn't seem to have any effect (negatively...

  30. Bleeding After 16 Years - I need advice

  31. UC, arthritis and bloating
    ... no worse. For the UC I take Mesasal which is like Asacol . On the acidophilus question do you take acidophilus...

  32. 21 year old not responding to meds
    ... decided to get another opinion and this doc presribed asacol 12 a day along with prednisone 40 mg a day, and vitamins...
    ... If taking Colazal, Mesalamine (pentasa, rowasa & asacol ) (which btw, can have the following side effects:...
    ... rectal meds of 5ASA should work, as well as using the Asacol . I've never been on the steroid systemic meds. I ... emergency. For the 14+ years, my only meds have been Asacol (as high as 8 a day -- but now I'm on 6) and the Salofalk...

  33. collagenous colitis -- please help
    ... time. I have tried different treatments with pepto, asacol , and several other medications with no help at all...
    ... to different doctors before getting a diagnosis. Asacol did not work for me. Neither did Cholestromine. ...

  34. gassy, soft stool, smell
    ... spicy foods...and I am now on Remacaid Infusions... Asacol ...and Imuran....this has stopped the gas...cramps...

  35. Constant diarrhea(Literelly)Why?????
    ... October....I am on Remacaid Infusion Treatments.... asacol and Imuran....but these meds just treat the symptons...

Crohn's Disease / Ulcerative Colitis board

  1. Colitis/Crohns meds and questions!
    ... They put her one Entocort EC 3mg 3 times a day and Asacol 400 mg EC three times a day also. Has anyone taken...
    ... much to say, especially about drugs. I will say the Asacol is a 5-ASA drug, much like my Lialda (brand new drug ... ). My mom takes Asacol for her colitis, but I think her's is milder than...

  2. Down to my last alternatives with Colitis...HELP!
    ... ve tried, it seems like, everything under the moon. Asacol , Colazol, Imruran, Rowasa, and I was on Prednisone...

  3. Do you have colitis?
    ... showed some inflammation. I did get better on the asacol and endocort... but after a few flare ups and the...

  4. Crohns Disease - My story...
    ... low dose due to infavorable blood screening), and Asacol -12 a day! (btw, the asacol comes out whole!) I am...

  5. Ulcerative Colitis/Proctitis, autoimmunity, and surgery
    ... rectal medications, as well as varying combinations ( Asacol , Lialda, Rowasa, Canasa and Cort-enemas) to no avail...
    ... a lot more than I used to. Anyway, I was put on Asacol 2 tabs 3 times a day. I started a week and a day...

  6. My 4 Year old May have CROHNS--anyone else have experience with such a young child?
    ... all the time causeit does not work for her she takes asacol 2 tablets 3 times a day ,methscopolamine 2 tablets...

  7. was wondering anyone had a child with crohn's
    ... dianosed about 5 weeks ago with Chrons He has been on asacol 3x a day for 5 weeks but he still is in alot of pain...

  8. Crohn's Disease: Rectal Cleaning + Remicade + Fish Oil
    ... but had an allergic reaction so they switched me to asacol , then entocort, tried Remicade again, and now Humira...

  9. 11 year old with crohn's
    ... predinisone she has 2 more days of this plus she is on asacol 6 pills a day the past couple of days she has been...
    ... predinisone she has 2 more days of this plus she is on asacol 6 pills a day the past couple of days she has been...

  10. Humira for treatment of Crohn's
    ... believe me it has been an experience. For example, Asacol did nothing for me. Imuran gave me pancreatitis. Prednisone...

  11. Ulcerative Colitis
    ... and progressed somewhat to uc, under control with asacol top and bottom :-) good luck...

  12. Ulcerative Colitis + Colon Cancer...
    ... be 15 in July. Right now she is doing well taking Asacol . She was initially on Sulfasalazine but had a flare ... only two months and had her meds changed then to the Asacol . Were you taking any medicine for your UC when...
    ... sulfasalazine, pentasa, rowasa enemas and ultimately Asacol ). [NOTE: Based on my knowledge, all these drugs are ... capsules went right through me. I seemed to absorb the Asacol better. My little cousin takes Imuran for his. They...
    ... Jonna I have been on Asacol for many many years for my Crohns. It is now the...

  13. Ulcerative Colitis
    ... s UC - is it all the way around? What about the Asacol , was it not strong enough? There is a new med on...
    ... I had to try a ton of drugs including salofalk and asacol pills and suppositories, prednisone (which I was on ... know a few other people with UC for whom remicade or asacol has been working great. Same thing with the side effects...

  14. Crohn's Disease, What helps!!
    ... in the past. Maybe something will help you. 1. Asacol /Colozoral 2. Heavy dosage of Prednizone. ( be...

  15. HELP - Severe Ulcerative Colitis flare up
    ... now, but still has to carry on with his steroids and Asacol . When we researched about diet and natural things...

  16. IBS and or Ulcerative Colitis?
    ... the last week (19 weeks). i was just told to up my asacol to 4 per 3x a day and proctofoam. was just curious...

  17. Crohn's and azathioprine
    ... 4 to 4.8 grams a day - that equates to 12 pills of Asacol or 16 pills of pentasa... were you taking this high...

  18. Diarrhea from Ulcerative Colitis
    ... before I have to start taking the meds again. I take Asacol and Bentyl. As far as foods to avoid - my gastro...

  19. My friend's 14 year old daughter has just been dx w/ Crohn's, can anyone help?
    ... day made me incredably unwell. they switched it to asacol and aside from teh occasional constipatipation from...

  20. ulcerative colitis any one
    ... was experiencing flare ups was a medication called Asacol . Also, I started taking a multi-vitamin by the name...

  21. help with crohns
    ... Hello I have been taking Asacol for my crohns and I have noticed that sometimes when...
    ... doc if I see it again. I dont want to stop taking asacol becouse it one of the meds my doc said that it is...

  22. Crohns disease & pregnancy
    ... am on the diet. No flare ups, nothing. I am taking Asacol now, it is a B class drug and the dr said for now...
    ... hours exactly, strange huh, but after beign put on asacol those have stopped, at least for now! I also take...

  23. i have crohns and colitis this will help
    ... rectum/sigmoid....diagnosed 16 years ago. I use Asacol and Salofalk retention enemas (same as Rowasa in the...
    ... bad flare I go on IV fluids, IV steroids, imuran and asacol . I totally agree that lots of docs know nothing about...

  24. ? about crohns and fistula
    ... am now 40. The only med I'm currently on for it is asacol . There aren't too many on this board with crohns...
    ... Right now i am on asacol and augmentin xr. the augmentin is suppose to clear...
    ... really looking forward to having kids. He said that the asacol can be taken durning pregnancy. So right now that...

  25. Ulcerative colitis/ Asacol
    ... years and most of the time i am exhausted. As for the asacol , i started taking it about 5 months ago and it has...
    ... . Hopefull I'll hear some good news and that the asacol is working :) I have noticed that I dont see as much...
    ... cramps, etc.) that led to my diagnosis. i was put on Asacol and haven't had any problems since. as for the...

  26. osteo meds with crohns
    ... pantoloc and nothing for the crohns. I was on imuran & asacol but the new GI I went to took me off of them because...

  27. Twisten~ questions about Crohn's disease & chronic pain
    ... was on large doses of steroids, 6-MP, Interferon, Asacol , Pentasa, etc., etc...of course, not all at the same ... ), I was actually a "trial/study patient" for the Asacol and the Pentasa..they were not even on the market...

  28. Ulcerative Colitis seeking treatment options
    ... have you been on Asacol ? it's considered by many to be a "wonder drug" for...

  29. Ulcerative Colitis
    ... that he is barely able to do anything. He was on asacol briefly, but it began to cause problems with his kidneys...
    ... some mild/moderate cramping... but i started taking asacol back in january and i haven't had any problems at...
    ... My UC is in the rectum/sigmoid....I've been on Asacol and Salofalk retention enemas (varying scheduling...

  30. Help-crohns
    ... have crohns diagnosed 3 years ago. I'm on imuran and asacol to try to keep it under control. Sometimes the meds...

  31. crohns disease...? need info/please help.
    ... doing pretty good right now on the meds imuran and asacol . I can eat pretty much what I want although I have...
    ... that were removed and benign. They started me on Asacol and it worked great, but the only problem was i could ... started me on Lialda which is a very new med just like Asacol but you only take it once a day. So far its not working...

  32. Asacol vs. Sulfasalazine for Ulcerative Colitis
    ... Hi, I too have UC, and have been using Asacol (8 daily at this time) for 15 years. My UC is distal ... sulfalazine. My opinion.....if you're doing fine on Asacol , continue on it. It still has the least side effects ... this time. I'm hoping to eventually decrease the Asacol as well. There are side effects of Asacol, but...
    ... is the other active med that sulfalazine has that Asacol doesn't? does sulfalazine work better for treating ... UC than Asacol ? or are they both similar in effectiveness? i'm ... cost is the only benefit that sulfalazine has over Asacol then it's not worth the possible side effects for ... me. i've been doing well on Asacol and have had no real side effects thus far (it's been ... and what not. but i don't know... i just hope that Asacol works because i definately don't want to go on steroids...
    ... and ask to be put on a 5ASA rectal medication. The Asacol won't treat the anus/rectal part. The Asacol will ... the inflammation down to a minimum. I now use Asacol 8 daily, and the Salofalk (Same as Rowasa) retention ... enema one every 6 nights at this time. I'm on the Asacol as a constant and adjust the rectal meds to control ... means that the upper inflammation is good (keep on the Asacol ) because you would be having bloody diarrhea blowouts...
    ... effects. so he gave me a prescription to continue using Asacol . so i'm pretty happy about that. i also asked ... post... but i meant to say that since i have been on Asacol i am no longer having any bleeding. i asked my...

  33. Ulcerative colitis flare-up
    ... the rectum/sigmoid. I've only been on 5ASA meds -- Asacol tabs and Salofalk retention enemas. 5ASA is a ... med for UC, which can be used long-term. I am on Asacol 8 daily and regulate my flares with the Salofalk....
    ... flares, because I adjust my meds accordingly. The Asacol stays the same (I only upped it once which was from...
    ... edications at this time? I'm using a 5ASA product called Asacol (8 pills a day), as well as another 5ASA product called...

  34. Colonoscopy/Crohn's/Colitis Scare

  35. Ulcerative colitis - so honestly, which is worse
    ... sigmoid, and the only meds I've been on are the 5ASA ( asacol tabs and Salofalk retention enemas). The Asacol is...
    ... ALWAYS cause me issues.. Now I am taking... Asacol (my remark to my doctor is, if they are all 5 ASA ... sigmoid, and the only meds I've been on are the 5ASA ( asacol tabs and Salofalk retention enemas). The Asacol is...

  36. Ulcerative Colitis
    ... few months. So anyways the dr has already put me on Asacol for the next three weeks till I come back to see him...
    ... picture of the ulcers she had.But it cleared up with the asacol .It took a while for the asacol to take a hold though ... be something new. I hope you feel better soon. The asacol seems to work for my mother fine. They blamed her...
    ... six to eight hours because being so constipated the asacol wasn't getting where it should get to help. He said...
    ... six to eight hours because being so constipated the asacol wasn't getting where it should get to help. He said...
    ... the way my GI dr described it is fairly minor. The Asacol was not working for the three weeks I was on it so...
    ... few months. So anyways the dr has already put me on Asacol for the next three weeks till I come back to see him...

  37. Need Someone who knows about Crohns Disease
    ... about 6 months to diagnose what I had. I have been on Asacol , 3 pills/3times/day since November and everything...
    ... the pentasa when the UC became active again. I tried asacol , only to be left deathly ill after taking it, and ... take 3 a day. As for side effects, worse than the asacol , mainly nausea, nasty headaches and something has...
    ... eventually inability to control my bowels. I am on Asacol , Loperimide (generic Immodium - much less expensive...

  38. Crohn's and Prednisone
    ... Treatments every few weeks...and I also take Imuran and Asacol .....All cramps and diarea have stopped.....I am going...

  39. UK friends with Crohn's and colitis?
    ... really bad I try to stop eating for a while. I'm on Asacol daily. I had my galbladder out last year and my bowel...
    ... ago. I had been told for years I had IBS. I am on asacol and supposed to be on imuran but I stopped that because...

Digestive Disorders 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...


  2. Pages :1 2