Is "moonface" possible from asacol alone?

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EdwardC
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   Posted 2/17/2009 11:25 AM (GMT -6)   
I've heard conflicting information regarding the development of bloated facial features from taking doses of Mesalamine. I've not noticed a difference personally but other have.
Mild pancolitis with some diverticular pockets diagnosed in April '08
Currently on 400 mg Asacol X 6 per day


Red_34
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   Posted 2/17/2009 11:31 AM (GMT -6)   
I've never heard of moonface from Asacol. Who else has noticed that they get "swollen" from a mesalamine? I'm just curious.
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mtgman
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   Posted 2/17/2009 12:07 PM (GMT -6)   
i've never heard of that...
i've been on asacol for years and the only time i've had moon face is from the pred...

quincy
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   Posted 2/17/2009 12:25 PM (GMT -6)   
no, and I've been on it and the rectal 5ASA for 20 years.

you should get your thyroid or adrenal glands checked out, however...that would cause moonface.


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