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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Asacol Oral.

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Condition: Ulcerative Colitis currently Without Symptoms
6/11/2008 3:54:02 PM

Reviewer: 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I felt almost immediate relief of my symptoms but then my hair started falling out and I developed acne. Need to switch to something that doesn't have these side effects.

Condition: Ulcerative Colitis currently Without Symptoms
6/4/2008 3:53:14 PM

Reviewer: 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
there are side effects to this drug that are not good. I have been losing my hair. I have already lost .75 of my hair while on this drug. I have been on it for over 4 mths

Condition: Ulcerative Colitis currently Without Symptoms
5/13/2008 4:09:37 PM

Reviewer: schiroco, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Was diagnosed with UC in 1984. Medication back then was awful. Used Herbal therapy. After many years of remission, was rediagnosed in 2003. Haved used Asacol exclusively and am very satified. No symptoms what so ever. Dr had me put myself on the maintance dose that worked best for me. Only 1 twice daily...convenient. My only complaint is the cost. Insurance is for generic only, must pay up ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Ulcerative Colitis currently Without Symptoms
3/30/2008 9:24:55 PM

Reviewer: 25-34 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Two pills, 3 times a day which can be a nuisance but has been very effective in treating my ulcerative colitis symptoms. I have not relasped in 5 years.

Condition: Ulcerative Colitis currently Without Symptoms
3/20/2008 11:54:33 AM

Reviewer: hopeful, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I was diagnosed with ulcerative colitis in 2002 and I take 3 pills, 4x/day. It is a lot to remember but it's very much worth it. I have not had any flare-ups since. On occasion I will eat something that does not agree with me but I have learnt to deal with it. My specialist wanted me to try a new drug which would have meant taking just one pill per day but I refused because of how well Asa ... Show Full Comment

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