I have been successfully maintained on Asacol for five years. No, Asacol will not alter your platelet count. You are probably borderline anemic, which I have been too for a few years now. Many with Crohns suffer with anemia. Not low enough for an iron infusion, but if I were to go lower they would. Good luck!
Gail*Nanners* Co-Moderator for Crohns Disease & Anxiety/Panic
Crohn's Disease for over 34 years. Currently on Asacol, Prilosec, Estrace, Prinivil, Diltiazem, Percoset prn for pain, Zofran, Phenergan, Probiotics, Calcium, Vit D, and Xanax prn. Resections in 2002 & 2005. Also diagnosed w/ Fibromyalgia, Osteoarthritis, & Anxiety. Currently my Crohns is in remission, but my joints are going crazy!