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Asacol Coupon - Asacol 400mg tablet
Asacol Coupon - Asacol 400mg tablet

Availability: Delzicol replaces Asacol, which has been discontinued by the manufacturer. Learn More

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Asacol Latest News

Get the latest updates on this drug from the GoodRx medical team

Generic Asacol HD Still Waiting on FDA Approval

The GoodRx Pharmacist - November 20, 2015

Asacol HD (mesalamine delayed-released) is an anti-inflammatory indicated for the treatment of moderately active ulcerative colitis in adults. After regular Asacol was discontinued in 2013, you may have switched to Asacol HD or Delzicol—and been left waiting for a generic alternative.

A couple of years later, a generic for Asacol HD was finally set for launch on November 15, 2015. However, the launch didn’t happen, and there is now no current estimate for the new launch date. See More

Dropped by Insurance: Will Your IBD and Ulcerative Colitis Drugs Be Covered in 2014?

The GoodRx Pharmacist - December 04, 2013

Express Scripts and Caremark have removed certain medications from their formulary starting in January 2014. These companies handle prescription benefits for more than 200 million Americans, so your prescription coverage will likely be changing in the new year.

We’re reviewing which prescriptions will no longer be covered and the suggested alternatives to give you a better picture of your options. Caremark has made a change in their coverage of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) and ulcerative colitis meds that may affect you:

Removed medication: Asacol HD   ||   Suggested Alternatives: Apriso, Lialda, Pentasa, balsalazide, sulfasalazine, sulfasalazine DR

Recently, the manufacturer of Asacol discontinued their 400mg dose and replaced it with Asacol HDSee More

Asacol Discontinued: What Are Your Options?

The GoodRx Pharmacist - June 05, 2013

Earlier this month, Asacol (mesalamine) 400 mg was discontinued by the manufacturer. If you take Asacol, don’t worry about another flare up—here’s what you need to know!

Asacol is used in the treatment of inflammatory bowel diseases such as Crohn’s disease or ulcerative colitis. It has an anti-inflammatory effect directly on the surface of the intestines and helps to alleviate symptoms.

The manufacturer has only stopped making the 400 mg tablet. See More

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