Asacol vs Delzicol

Asacol
(Rx)
Delzicol
(Rx)
Asacol is an IBD medication.
Delzicol is an IBD medication.
Satisfaction Score
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2.9
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
?
2.7
Slightly Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Ulcerative Colitis
2.2
Concern level
1.7
Concern level
1.6
Approval Date
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January 31, 1992
February 1, 2013
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
40,032 Discussions
900 Discussions
Taken For
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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.
Condition
Number of posts
#3 for Colitis
#4 for IBD
Delzicol 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.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Asa
Hair Loss
8
Nausea
7
Weight Gain
5
Bloating
4
Fever
3
Pancreatitis
2
Itching
2
Rash
2
Dizziness
2
Acne
1
Del
Nausea
8
Bloating
5
Trouble Swallowing
4
Dehydration
2
Blood in Stool
2
Fever
2
Weight Gain
2
Cancer
2
Depression
2
Itching
2
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Delzicol
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Hair Loss
Asa
Del
8
0
Nausea
Asa
Del
7
8
Weight Gain
Asa
Del
5
2
Bloating
Asa
Del
4
5
Fever
Asa
Del
3
2
Pancreatitis
Asa
Del
2
0
Itching
Asa
Del
2
2
Rash
Asa
Del
2
0
Dizziness
Asa
Del
2
0
Acne
Asa
Del
1
0
Nausea
Del
Asa
8
7
Bloating
Del
Asa
5
4
Trouble Swallowing
Del
Asa
4
0
Dehydration
Del
Asa
2
0
Blood in Stool
Del
Asa
2
0
Fever
Del
Asa
2
3
Weight Gain
Del
Asa
2
5
Cancer
Del
Asa
2
0
Depression
Del
Asa
2
0
Itching
Del
Asa
2
2
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Asacol and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Delzicol and alcohol.
Method of use
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Pill
Pill
Dosages
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Tablet: 400 mg, 800 mg
Capsule: 400 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 Asacol and Delzicol: 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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