Rowasa and Asacol Cheap??

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   Posted 11/3/2008 4:51 PM (GMT -6)   
I have it in my other thread but my biggest concern right now is finding these meds cheaper.

Right now WITH insurance Asacol for 400mg 180 pill bottles is 250 as is Rowasa.

I found the Asacol for 150 in Canada - not sure how reputable that is? How about a place to find Rowasa???

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   Posted 11/3/2008 5:16 PM (GMT -6)   
Rowasa comes in a generic form now. I have been taking it for over a year
Colazal - 9 pills
Rowassa Enema - 1 nightly
VSL#3- 1 packet daily
Multi Vitiam - 1 daily
Vitiam C - 500mg daily
Nexium - 1 pill daily
Asacol - 9 pills
Lialda - 4 pills daily
Culturelle- 1 daily

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   Posted 11/3/2008 9:12 PM (GMT -6)   
I got my Asacol from the pharm. company...twelve bottles 180 pills each for FREEEEEEEEEEEEEEE
22 years old
Diagnosed with UC June 2005 at age 19
Just graduated from Virginia Tech

Have taken:
Cortifoam, Sulfasalazine, Cipro, Flagyl, Codine, Hydrocodone, Roxicodone, Canasa, Aloe Vera Juice, Prednisone

Asacol, Dicyclomine,Zoloft, Probiotics, Flintstones Vitamins with Iron

Never have had a colonoscopy just one sig flex over 3 years ago. Dont really have a GI because No insurance :(

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   Posted 11/3/2008 9:44 PM (GMT -6)   

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   Posted 11/4/2008 8:04 AM (GMT -6)   
Can anyone say that buying Asacol, generic or brand, online is safe? Canada pharmacy online or otherwise?

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   Posted 11/4/2008 3:52 PM (GMT -6)   

I use the mail order program thru my insurance and pay $60 for a 3 month supply. When I used a regular pharmacy it was $100 a month with insurance.


31 year old female diagnosed with UC (entire colon) Feb 2008
(4) 400mg Asacol 3x a day
Remicade 10mg/kg every 8 weeks
Omega 3 supp, calcium supp, VSL 3
Prednisone 18mg (tapering 2mg every week)

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   Posted 11/5/2008 8:31 AM (GMT -6)   
My insurance through work sucks, I use mail order program and for a 3 month supply, I pay $325
Diagnosed July 2005 with Pancolitis
Asacol 4 tabs 3 times daily
Diosmin(for leg and vein support)

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   Posted 11/5/2008 10:26 AM (GMT -6)   
How many pills and what dose is a 3 month supply for you?

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   Posted 11/5/2008 11:17 AM (GMT -6)   
When I was first diagnosed I ordered Canasa through which was way cheaper than what the drugstores around my area were charging. I had to order three months minimum. It was another brand name, but otherwise the same as canasa and, at the time, it worked very well and I was satisfied. I think all I had to do was order online and fax the RX from the doc and they arrived pretty quickly afterwards.
UC diagnosed 10/05, first symptoms 1983
asacol 12/daily and rowasa as needed 
Trying out Culturelle Probiotic
past rx: colozal, lialda, canasa
i can't complain, but sometimes i still do.  lifes been good to me so far.  -joe walsh

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