Asacol (mesalamine) affects a substance within the body that causes inflammation, tissue injury, and diarrhoea.
Asacol is employed to treat gently to moderately active inflammatory bowel disease in patients five years more matured and older.
Asacol is additionally wont to stop the symptoms of inflammatory bowel disease from revenant.
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Get emergency medical help if you have any signs of an allergic reaction to Asacol: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Stop using Asacol and call your doctor at once if you have:
severe stomach pain, cramping, bloody diarrhea;
fever, headache, skin rash;
chest pain, shortness of breath;
nausea, upper stomach pain, itching, loss of appetite, dark urine, clay-colored stools, jaundice (yellowing of the skin or eyes);
little or no urinating;
swelling, rapid weight gain; or
bloody or tarry stools, coughing up blood or vomit that looks like coffee grounds.
Common Asacol side effects may include:
mild stomach discomfort, gas;
flu symptoms, runny nose;
Take Asacol exactly as it was prescribed for you. Follow all directions on your prescription label. Do not take this medicine in larger or smaller amounts or for longer than recommended. Take Asacol with a full glass of water. Asacol can be taken with or without food. Follow your doctor's instructions. Do not crush, break, or chew a Asacol tablet. Swallow the tablet whole. The delayed-release tablet is specially formulated to release the medicine after it has passed through your stomach into your intestines. Breaking the pill may cause the drug to be released too early in the digestive tract. Call your doctor if you find undissolved tablets in your stool. This medication can cause unusual results with certain medical tests. Tell any doctor who treats you that you are taking Asacol. Store at room temperature away from moisture and heat.