11 patient evaluations for Mesalamine

Aug 1, 2007 (Started Aug 01, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for ulcerative colitis)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 3000 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: I took Asacol for over a year and in that time I tricked myself into thinking it was working, or at least, it was better than nothing. After 1 year, I experienced severe flu including chills, throwing up, fainting, anemia, etc. while on this treatment so I stopped taking it.

  • 1 helpful mark

Nov 20, 2009 (Started Apr 12, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for ulcerative colitis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1.2 g Daily
Advice & Tips: Take as perscribed by your doctor.

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 8, 2010 (Started Jun 01, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for diarrhea)
  • Side effects
    Moderate
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1.2 g Daily
Cost: $25-49 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks
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