Apriso vs Asacol

Apriso
(Rx)
Asacol
(Rx)
Apriso is an IBD medication.
Asacol is an IBD medication.
Satisfaction Score
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3.0
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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2.9
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Ulcerative Colitis
2.0
Concern level
1.6
Helpfulness
for Ulcerative Colitis
2.2
Concern level
1.7
Approval Date
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October 31, 2008
January 31, 1992
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
4,706 Discussions
40,036 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#3 for Colitis
#4 for IBD
Apriso is prescribed for Ulcerative Colitis and is mostly mentioned together with this indication. In addition, our data suggest that it is taken for Crohn's Disease, although it is not approved for this condition.
Condition
Number of posts
#3 for Colitis
#4 for IBD
Asacol is prescribed for Ulcerative Colitis and Colitis and is mostly mentioned together with these indications. In addition, our data suggest that it is taken for Crohn's Disease, although it is not approved for this condition.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Apr
Hair Loss
7
Nausea
6
Weight Gain
4
Fever
3
Pancreatitis
3
Blood in Stool
2
Dizziness
2
Burning
2
Rash
1
Dehydration
1
Asa
Hair Loss
8
Nausea
7
Weight Gain
5
Bloating
4
Fever
3
Pancreatitis
2
Itching
2
Rash
2
Dizziness
2
Acne
1
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Apriso
Apr
Asacol
Asa
Hair Loss
Apr
Asa
7
8
Nausea
Apr
Asa
6
7
Weight Gain
Apr
Asa
4
5
Fever
Apr
Asa
3
3
Pancreatitis
Apr
Asa
3
2
Blood in Stool
Apr
Asa
2
0
Dizziness
Apr
Asa
2
2
Burning
Apr
Asa
2
0
Rash
Apr
Asa
1
2
Dehydration
Apr
Asa
1
0
Hair Loss
Asa
Apr
8
7
Nausea
Asa
Apr
7
6
Weight Gain
Asa
Apr
5
4
Bloating
Asa
Apr
4
0
Fever
Asa
Apr
3
3
Pancreatitis
Asa
Apr
2
3
Itching
Asa
Apr
2
0
Rash
Asa
Apr
2
1
Dizziness
Asa
Apr
2
2
Acne
Asa
Apr
1
0
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Apriso and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Asacol and alcohol.
Method of use
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Pill
Pill
Dosages
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Capsule: 0.375 gram
Tablet: 400 mg, 800 mg
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Mesalamine
Mesalamine
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Apriso and Asacol: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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| david yang
i was on asacol, now i changed apriso because insurance policy, at any way,
can i take apriso in divided a day, ( maybe 3 times i used to be asacol) now i'm remisson

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