10 patient evaluations for Mesalamine with a adherence rating of Always

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Jul 11, 2015 (Started Jan 15, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Moderate (for Crohn's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2.4 g Daily
Cost: $50-99 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Nov 24, 2012 (Started May 10, 2012)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for ulcerative colitis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1000 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 1, 2012 (Started Jul 01, 2011)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for Crohn's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 1000 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: If it helps you, go for it but it never really helped me.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Mar 2, 2012 (Started May 29, 2000)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for ulcerative colitis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2000 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Pills are rather large
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

May 19, 2010 (Started May 20, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Other)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Advice & Tips: Asacol simply doesn't work for me. Never has. It seemed to have no effect at all. That includes side effects.
Cost: < $25 monthly

May 1, 2009 (Started May 20, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Other)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Very hard to take
Dosage: 4800 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: For some people this may work. Not for me.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 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

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

Jul 11, 2008 (Started Apr 28, 2006)

  • Effectiveness
    Can't tell (for Other)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 2000 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

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

Jul 1, 1994 (Started Jul 01, 1993)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for Crohn's disease)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1000 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks
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