What is Delzicol?

Category: Prescription Drugs


Generic name: Mesalamine

Delzicol is a brand name for mesalamine, an anti-inflammatory agent. Orally it is used to treat and maintain remission of mild to moderate ulcerative colitis. Rectal administration is used to treat active mild-to-moderate distal ulcerative colitis, proctosigmoiditis, or proctitis.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 1

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Delzicol

Side effect Patients


Based on patients currently taking Delzicol

Dosage Patients
1,600 mg daily 1


Currently taking Delzicol

Duration Patients
2 - 5 years 1
Adherence Evaluations
Always 1
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 1
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 1
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 0
Not specified 0

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking Delzicol after stopping:

Treatment Patients
Balsalazide (Colazal) 1
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