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Asacol Safety Information and Side Effects

Asacol Safety Information



Diarrhoea ( 42 reports)    ➢ More

Sepsis, Colitis Ulcerative, Nausea, Diarrhoea, Decreased Appetite, Weight Decreased, Abdominal Pain Upper, Pyrexia

This case suggests a potential Asacol Diarrhoea side effect(s) that can have serious consequences. A 66-year-old female patient from US (weight:NA) was diagnosed with the following health condition(s): colitis ulcerative and used Asacol (dosage: NA) starting 2011. Soon after starting Asacol the patient began experiencing various side effects, including:
  • Sepsis
  • Colitis Ulcerative
  • Nausea
  • Diarrhoea
  • Decreased Appetite
  • Weight Decreased
  • Abdominal Pain Upper
  • Pyrexia
Drugs used concurrently:
  • Delzicol
  • Asacol Hd
  • Tri-chlor (trichloroacetic Acid)
  • Crestor
  • Vitamin D/00318501/ (colecalciferol)
  • Inderal (propranolol Hydrochloride)
  • Synthroid (levothyroxine Sodium)
  • Prilosec/00661201/ (omeprazole)
  • The patient was hospitalized. Although Asacol demonstrated significant improvements in a number of clinically relevant cases, troublesome symptoms, such as Diarrhoea, may still occur.

    Colitis Ulcerative ( 32 reports)    ➢ More

    Sepsis, Colitis Ulcerative, Nausea, Diarrhoea, Decreased Appetite, Weight Decreased, Abdominal Pain Upper, Pyrexia

    Adverse event was reported on Oct 18, 2013 by a Female taking Asacol (Dosage: NA) was diagnosed with and. Location: US , 66 years of age, weighting 162.0 lb, Directly after treatment started, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Asacol side effects: sepsis, colitis ulcerative, nausea, diarrhoea, decreased appetite, weight decreased, abdominal pain upper, pyrexia.
    Associated medications used:
    • Delzicol
    • Asacol Hd
    • Tri-chlor (trichloroacetic Acid)
    • Crestor
    • Vitamin D/00318501/ (colecalciferol)
    • Inderal (propranolol Hydrochloride)
    • Synthroid (levothyroxine Sodium)
    • Prilosec/00661201/ (omeprazole)
    The patient was hospitalized.

    Abdominal Pain ( 27 reports)    ➢ More

    Peritonitis Bacterial, Intestinal Perforation, Abdominal Pain, Klebsiella Infection

    This Abdominal Pain problem was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from US. A 85-year-old female patient (weight: NA) was diagnosed with the following medical condition(s): diarrhoea.On Mar 12, 2012 a consumer started treatment with Asacol (mesalazine) Modified-release Tablet, 400 Mg (dosage: NA). The following health products were being taken at the same time:
  • Tirosint
  • Verapamil
  • Exforge
  • Coreg
  • Klonopin
  • When commencing Asacol (mesalazine) Modified-release Tablet, 400 Mg, the patient experienced the following unwanted symptoms /side effects:
    • Peritonitis Bacterial
    • Intestinal Perforation
    • Abdominal Pain
    • Klebsiella Infection
    The patient was hospitalized. Although all health products are carefully tested before they are licensed for use, they carry potential side effect risks. Some side effects, such as Abdominal Pain, may become evident only after a product is in use by the general population.

    Arthralgia ( 26 reports)    ➢ More

    Pain In Extremity, Arthralgia, Sinusitis, Back Pain, Tinnitus

    A case of a 53-year-old female patient (weight: NA) from UNITED STATES was presented. The patient developed the following symptoms/conditions: proctitis and was treated with Asacol Hd (dosage: 2 Tabs Qam And 2 Tabs Qpm) starting Oct 01, 2011. Concurrently used drugs: NA. Soon after that, the subject experienced the following of symptoms:
    • Pain In Extremity
    • Arthralgia
    • Sinusitis
    • Back Pain
    • Tinnitus
    This opens a possibility that Asacol Hd could cause Arthralgia and that some female subjects may be more susceptible.

    Fatigue ( 25 reports)    ➢ More

    White Blood Cell Count Increased, Neutrophil Count Increased, Abdominal Pain Lower, Fatigue, Diarrhoea Haemorrhagic, Colitis Ulcerative

    on Sep 06, 2013 a Female from US , 57 years of age, weighting 154.3 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Asacol. Directly after treatment started, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Asacol side effects: white blood cell count increased, neutrophil count increased, abdominal pain lower, fatigue, diarrhoea haemorrhagic, colitis ulcerative. Asacol dosage: Asacol Hd Dr 800mg One 3 Times A Da Oral.
    Associated medications used:
    • Lisinopril
    • Fluoxetine
    • Allegra
    • Simvastin
    • Calcium With Vitamin D
    • Ester C
    • Ubiquinol
    • Krill Oil

    Common Asacol Side Effects

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    Diarrhoea (42)
    Colitis Ulcerative (32)
    Abdominal Pain (27)
    Arthralgia (26)
    Fatigue (25)
    Injection Site Pain (25)
    Crohn's Disease (24)
    Condition Aggravated (24)
    Pyrexia (23)
    Dyspnoea (17)
    Nausea (17)
    Dizziness (16)
    Malaise (16)
    Headache (15)
    Vomiting (14)
    Pain (14)
    Dehydration (14)
    Asthenia (14)
    Rash (13)
    Chest Pain (12)
    Pancreatitis (12)
    Back Pain (11)
    Abdominal Pain Upper (11)
    Cough (11)
    Haematochezia (11)
    Pain In Extremity (11)
    Anaemia (10)
    Hypoaesthesia (10)
    Weight Decreased (10)
    Urticaria (9)
    Rectal Haemorrhage (9)
    Incorrect Dose Administered (9)
    Colitis (9)
    Alopecia (9)
    Pulmonary Embolism (8)
    Pericarditis (8)
    Hypersensitivity (8)
    Weight Increased (7)
    Oedema Peripheral (7)
    Myalgia (7)
    Insomnia (7)
    Haemorrhage (7)
    Erythema (7)
    Diarrhoea Haemorrhagic (7)
    Deep Vein Thrombosis (7)
    Dysphagia (6)
    Cardiac Failure Congestive (6)
    Blood Creatinine Increased (6)
    Anxiety (6)
    Feeling Abnormal (6)

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