Asacol 800mg x 84 tablets
What Is Asacol Tablet Used For?
Asacol tablet is an anti-inflammatory drug used in the treatment of Ulcerative colitis. Ulcerative colitis is a disease of the large bowel (colon) and back passage (rectum) in which the lining of the bowel becomes inflamed (red and swollen). Asacol tablets can be purchased at Drugstore Nigeria, an online pharmacy store in Lagos.
What is the Composition Of Asacol Tablet?
Asacol tablet contains the active substance mesalazine (also known as 5-aminosalicylic acid).
How Does Asacol Tablet Work?
Asacol tablet contains Mesalamine as the active ingredient which belongs to a class of drugs known as aminosalicylates. Asacol tablet helps to reduce symptoms of ulcerative colitis such as diarrhoea, rectal bleeding, and stomach pain. Asacol tablet works by decreasing swelling in the colon.
Asacol Tablet Dosage
Adults: The recommended dose of Asacol for adults is 800 mg (two 400 mg tablets) three times daily (total daily dosage of 2.4 grams) for six weeks.
Children: The recommended dose is based on the weight of the child.
How To Use Asacol Tablet
• Take Asacol tablets by mouth with or without food.
• Swallow Asacol tablets as a whole, do not cut, break or chew the tablets.
• Ensure to protect Asacol tablets from moisture.
What Are The Common Side Effects Of Asacol Tablet?
Common side effects of Asacol tablet include:
• Stomach pain
• Cold symptoms such as stuffy nose
• Sore throat
• Back pain
• Abnormal liver function tests.
How Quickly Does Asacol Tablet work?
Asacol tablet starts working to reduce inflammation in your bowel a few hours after you take your first dose.
Where Can I Buy Asacol Tablet In Nigeria?
Buy an Asacol tablet at Drugstore.ng, Nigeria’s largest online pharmacy store.