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MESALAMINE is used to treat the pain and inflammation caused by ulcerative colitis. The lowest GoodRx price for the most common version of mesalamine DR is around $179.90, 70% off the average retail price of $619.40. Compare aminosalicylates.
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Generic Asacol HD Still Waiting on FDA Approval

Roni Shye - 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

50+ Drugs Dropped by Insurance in 2016, Including Viagra and Qsymia

Elizabeth Davis - August 12, 2015

It’s that time again—the new lists of covered and excluded drugs on next year’s insurance plans are out, and it doesn’t look great. For many Americans with health insurance, more than 50 popular brand-name and generic drugs may no longer be covered starting in January 2016.

Express Scripts and Caremark, companies that handles pharmacy benefits for more than 200 million Americans, are removing about 20 – 30 drugs each from their national preferred formularies at the end of 2015. See More

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

Roni Shye - 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

50+ Brand-Name Drugs Dropped By Insurance in 2014

Elizabeth Davis - October 29, 2013

For many Americans with health insurance, more than 50 popular brand-name drugs may no longer be covered starting in January 2014. Express Scripts and Caremark, companies that handles pharmacy benefits for more than 200 million Americans, are removing almost 50 brands from their formularies at the end of 2013. More information is below.

What are Express Scripts and Caremark?

Express Scripts and Caremark are companies that administer prescription drug benefits for many health insurance companies and Tricare. See More

Asacol Discontinued: What Are Your Options?

Roni Shye - 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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