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Asacol vs. Entocort for Crohn's Disease

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Asacol

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/ 34,142 posts
Other Names: Pentasa   Lialda   Rowasa   Canasa   Apriso

Entocort

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/ 20,851 posts
Other Names: Budesonide   Entocort EC   Pulmicort
Rating: 3 out of 5
Based on 34,142 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 3.5 out of 5
Based on 20,851 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Mesalazine (International Nonproprietary Name, British Approved Name), also known as Mesalamine (United States Adopted Name) or 5-aminosalicylic acid (5-ASA), is an anti-inflammatory medication used to treat inflammation of the digestive trac... Read more on Wikipedia
Budesonide is a glucocorticoid steroid for the treatment of asthma and non-infectious rhinitis (including hay fever and other allergies), and for treatment and prevention of nasal polyposis. In addition, it is used for Crohn's disease (inflammatory bowel... Read more on Wikipedia
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By Gertrude
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What patients are saying about Asacol vs. Entocort

1,600 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
the Entocort and went back to Asacol. I'll make...
...causes the flares?!? I'm pretty sure my last bad one was stress-related...but I also dropped the Entocort and went back to Asacol. I'll make a deal with you - you try and eat better and...
we are going to taper Asacol then taper Entocort (he gave me...
...my GI today and we are going to taper Asacol then taper Entocort (he gave me a bunch of free ...7th. I have to use Halflytely... Has anyone used that? ...a scrpit for metoclopramide #2 ...
5 months now), but will probably be switched to Asacol...
...as I am on the Entocort (almost 5 months now), but will probably be switched to Asacol. I'm not even sure the Entocort works that well anymore, so ...phone asking for the Asacol. Good...
me to asacol samples, but I can t get passed the nausea...
...from Entocort to Asacol samples brought nausea, allergic ...go away or does Asacol contain ...months, so My doctor switched me to asacol samples, but I can t get passed the nausea. Question, ...
dropping the Asacol and changing to Entocort would be worth...
...sort of allergic reactions before? Might they be from the asacol or possibly from prednisone withdrawal? 2) Anyone think dropping the Asacol and changing to...
I switched from Asacol to Entocort 3 weeks ago....
Entocort question I posted last month about a hospitalization for ...C. Diff related or my MC exacerbating. I switched from Asacol to Entocort 3 weeks ago. Small improvement with the frerquency of...
going OFF Asacol before starting Entocort, huh?...
...have a lot of inflammation lately, not only in the lower intestines but even in my stomach. A slug of Pepto actually helps immediately so I think everything is just raw and irritated right now. ...
off of asacol and am down to 2 entocort a day. I will...
...on sunday and this morning. I have completely weaned off of asacol and am down to 2 entocort a day. I will soon switch to 2 entocort one day 1 the next. I have been GF...
my inflammation was under control he switched me to Asacol...
...I was on Entocort...but it was so long ago I can't remember how I felt..LOL It does have a bit of steroid in it and when my inflammation was under control he switched me to Asacol....now...
on my Entocort today. 3pills a day (plus I'm on Asacol...
...Asacol 9 pills a day) So far, so good. D this morning (as usual.. and its always before I eat breakfast, like 3 or 4x). I haven't felt the need to go to the potty all afternoon AND I haven't had ...
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