Aminosalicylates are used to reduce inflammation to treat ulcerative colitis, Crohn's disease, and rheumatoid arthritis by preventing the development of certain chemicals in the body that cause inflammation.

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Aminosalicylates
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This chart is created by aggregating the total number of claims for the drugs in this class divided by the # of drugs with a specific indication. It is meant to be representative but may not accurately reflect the actual # of prescriptions written to treat a specific condition.

Prices for Popular Aminosalicylates

Popularity Brand Name (Generic Name) GoodRx Fair Price Price Trend
Azulfidine
(sulfasalazine)
24
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SULFASALAZINE is used to treat ulcerative colitis.
Lialda
955
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Mesalamine (Lialda) is an expensive drug used to treat the pain and inflammation caused by ulcerative colitis. This drug is more popular than comparable drugs. A generic form of Lialda may become available in 2020. It is covered by some Medicare and insurance plans, but some pharmacy coupons or cash prices may be lower.
Asacol HD
(mesalamine dr)
498
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MESALAMINE is used to treat the pain and inflammation caused by ulcerative colitis.
Azulfidine En-Tabs
(sulfasalazine dr)
31
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SULFASALAZINE is for ulcerative colitis and certain types of rheumatoid arthritis.
Colazal
(balsalazide)
92
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BALSALAZIDE is used to treat the pain and inflammation caused by ulcerative colitis.
Pentasa
1,224
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MESALAMINE is used to treat the pain and inflammation caused by ulcerative colitis.
Apriso
425
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MESALAMINE is used to maintain remission of ulcerative colitis.
Canasa
898
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MESALAMINE is used to treat the pain and inflammation caused by ulcerative colitis.
Rowasa
(mesalamine)
94
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MESALAMINE is used to treat the pain and inflammation caused by ulcerative colitis.
Delzicol
568
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Dipentum
1,563
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OLSALAZINE is used to treat ulcerative colitis. This medicine is also used to help maintain remission of the disease.
Giazo
483
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BALSALAZIDE is used to treat the pain and inflammation caused by ulcerative colitis in males at least 18 years old.

Note: Popularity is based on total prescriptions for the brand and generic versions of each drug, regardless of the condition being treated. Some drugs are prescribed for multiple conditions.

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