Asacol vs Entocort

Asacol
(Rx)
Entocort
(Rx)
Asacol is an IBD medication.
Entocort is an inflammatory bowel agent - glucocorticoid.
Satisfaction Score
?
2.9
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
?
3.2
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Crohn's Disease
2.7
Concern level
1.7
Helpfulness
for Crohn's Disease
2.2
Concern level
1.6
Approval Date
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January 31, 1992
October 2, 2001
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
40,032 Discussions
25,493 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 IBD
#4 for Colitis
Entocort is prescribed for Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Asa
Hair Loss
6
Nausea
6
Weight Gain
4
Bloating
3
Fever
2
Pancreatitis
2
Itching
1
Rash
1
Dizziness
1
Acne
1
Ent
Weight Gain
8
Nausea
8
Bloating
4
Withdrawal Symptoms
2
Mood Swings
2
Diabetes
2
Bruise
1
Migraines
1
Bone Loss
1
Burning
1
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Asacol
Asa
Entocort
Ent
Hair Loss
Asa
Ent
6
0
Nausea
Asa
Ent
6
8
Weight Gain
Asa
Ent
4
8
Bloating
Asa
Ent
3
4
Fever
Asa
Ent
2
0
Pancreatitis
Asa
Ent
2
0
Itching
Asa
Ent
1
0
Rash
Asa
Ent
1
0
Dizziness
Asa
Ent
1
0
Acne
Asa
Ent
1
0
Weight Gain
Ent
Asa
8
4
Nausea
Ent
Asa
8
6
Bloating
Ent
Asa
4
3
Withdrawal Symptoms
Ent
Asa
2
0
Mood Swings
Ent
Asa
2
0
Diabetes
Ent
Asa
2
0
Bruise
Ent
Asa
1
0
Migraines
Ent
Asa
1
0
Bone Loss
Ent
Asa
1
0
Burning
Ent
Asa
1
0
Alchohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Asacol and alcohol.
Method of use
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Pill
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
Avoid grapefruit or discuss with your doctor because grapefruit may increase drug concentration.
Ingredients
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Mesalamine
Budesonide
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Asacol and Entocort: 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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