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Are there any risks in taking Asacol?

Asacol has several risks, although not enough studies have been done to prove its safety among certain populations. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding before taking the drug, as it may affect the fetus or baby. Asacol interacts with several drugs; you should not take Asacol if you are allergic to mesalamine, aspirin, or other salicylates. If you are taking Asacol and experience any side effects such as headache, intense stomach pain, cramping, fever, vomiting, or diarrhea to name a few, call your doctor immediately. These may be signs of an overdose and need to be treated right away.

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