Combine Azulfadine & Asacol?

New Topic Post Reply Printable Version
[ << Previous Thread | Next Thread >> ]

bkoach2
Regular Member


Date Joined Nov 2007
Total Posts : 24
   Posted 11/22/2007 9:00 AM (GMT -7)   
Does anyone know of any information (either anecdotal or research)about taking half doses of BOTH Asacol and Azulfidine (i.e., 3 tabs Asacol in AM and 2 tabs Azulfidine in PM each day)?  I seem to get good results and I can find no published risks or contraindications about this.  I will be talking to my Doc about this but he may toss me out of the office! confused

Smrtgrl96x
Regular Member


Date Joined Nov 2007
Total Posts : 47
   Posted 11/22/2007 10:40 AM (GMT -7)   
Well, they are both 5-ASA compound drugs. I take 400 mg x 4 pills, 3 times a day - the maximum dose. I can't imagine a doctor caring about taking a total of 5 pills a day that are 5-ASAs..not when I take 12. If it works for you, I hope it keeps up and that you have no problems. Good Luck,
Claudia

bkoach2
Regular Member


Date Joined Nov 2007
Total Posts : 24
   Posted 11/22/2007 2:31 PM (GMT -7)   
I think the Asacol and the Asulfadine dissolve in different parts of the gut, and while the are both ASA's, they do not share all ingredients. Thanks to all.
New Topic Post Reply Printable Version
Forum Information
Currently it is Thursday, December 08, 2016 1:17 PM (GMT -7)
There are a total of 2,734,848 posts in 301,251 threads.
View Active Threads


Who's Online
This forum has 151360 registered members. Please welcome our newest member, TracyCell.
382 Guest(s), 14 Registered Member(s) are currently online.  Details
PeteZa, Laker7491, Rikky1, tickcheckguy, Serenity Now, NiceGuyEddie, mpost, Splashdancer, joavila92, Christina110, straydog, rcmark, multifacetedme, julymorning


Follow HealingWell.com on Facebook  Follow HealingWell.com on Twitter  Follow HealingWell.com on Pinterest
Advertisement
Advertisement

©1996-2016 HealingWell.com LLC  All rights reserved.

Advertise | Privacy Policy & Disclaimer