Asacol Tablet, Delayed Release (Enteric Coated) Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Burping
  • Cough
  • Diarrhea
  • Gas
  • Head Pain
  • Inflammation Of The Tissue Lining The Sinuses
  • Nausea
  • Stomach Cramps
  • Throat Irritation
  • Vomiting

INFREQUENT side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Abnormal Liver Function Tests

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • A Feeling Of General Discomfort Called Malaise
  • A Skin Rash
  • Backache
  • Constipation
  • Dizziness
  • Dry Mouth
  • Fluid Retention In The Legs, Feet, Arms Or Hands
  • Generalized Weakness
  • Hair Loss
  • High Blood Pressure
  • Indigestion
  • Itching
  • Low Energy And Weakness
  • Muscle Pain
  • Pain
  • Pink Eye
  • Stomatitis, A Condition With Painful Swelling And Sores Inside The Mouth

RARE side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • A Blockage Of The Bile Duct That Resulting In High Bilirubin Levels
  • A Condition With Symptoms That Resemble Lupus
  • A Rupture In The Wall Of The Stomach Or Intestine
  • A Significant Type Of Allergic Reaction Called Anaphylaxis
  • A Skin Disorder With Blistering And Peeling Skin Called Stevens-Johnson Syndrome
  • A Type Of Allergic Reaction Called Angioedema
  • A Type Of Joint Disorder Due To Excess Uric Acid In The Blood Called Gout
  • A Type Of Kidney Inflammation Called Interstitial Nephritis
  • A Type Of Significant Allergic Skin Reaction Called DRESS Syndrome
  • A Yellowing Of The Eyes Or Skin From Buildup Of Bilirubin Called Jaundice
  • Acute Inflammation Of The Pancreas
  • Anemia
  • Bleeding Of The Stomach Or Intestines
  • Blood Coming From Anus
  • Decreased Blood Platelets
  • Diabetes Insipidus With Kidney Complications
  • Erythema Nodosum, A Skin Condition With Red And Painful Nodules
  • Fluid In The Covering Of The Heart Or Pericardium
  • Guillain-Barre Syndrome
  • High Pressure Within The Skull
  • Increased Eosinophils In The Blood
  • Inflammation In The Lungs Due To An Allergic Reaction
  • Inflammation Of The Covering Of The Heart Or Pericardium
  • Inflammation Of The Gallbladder
  • Inflammation Of The Liver Called Hepatitis
  • Inflammation Of The Liver With Stoppage Of Bile Flow
  • Inflammation Of The Middle Tissue Heart Muscle
  • Inflammation Of The Spinal Cord
  • Kidney Disease With Reduction In Kidney Function
  • Liver Failure
  • Low Blood Counts Due To Bone Marrow Failure
  • Low Levels Of A Type Of White Blood Cell Called Neutrophils
  • Low Levels Of White Blood Cells
  • Pleuritis, A Condition Where The Covering Of The Lung Becomes Inflammed
  • Pneumonia With High Amount Of Eosinophil White Blood Cells
  • Pyoderma Gangrenosum, A Condition Where Large Painful Skin Sores Form
  • Very Low Levels Of Granulocytes, A Type Of White Blood Cell
  • Worsening Asthma

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • A Painful Condition That Affects The Nerves In The Legs And Arms Called Peripheral Neuropathy
  • A Sore Throat
  • A Stuffy And Runny Nose
  • A Type Of Stomach Irritation Called Gastritis
  • Abnormally Long Or Heavy Periods
  • Acne
  • An Earache
  • Bloody Urine
  • Chest Pain
  • Confusion
  • Cramps
  • Decreased Appetite
  • Difficult Or Painful Urination
  • Drowsiness
  • Excessive Sweating
  • Eye Pain
  • Fast Heartbeat
  • Fever
  • Flu-Like Symptoms
  • High Amount Of Triglyceride In The Blood
  • Hives
  • Increased Hunger
  • Increased Sensitivity Of The Skin To The Sun
  • Ineffective Painful Straining Of Stool Or Urine
  • Inflammation Of The Epididymis Of The Testicles
  • Joint Pain
  • Kidney Failure
  • Low Blood Pressure
  • Low Energy
  • Low Sperm Count
  • Muscle Tremors
  • Neck Pain
  • Puffy Face From Water Retention
  • Ringing In The Ears
  • Sensation Of Spinning Or Whirling
  • Swelling Of The Abdomen
  • Swollen Lymph Nodes
  • Trouble Breathing
  • Visible Water Retention

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