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How does Asacol HD interact with other medications or food?

No formal studies have been performed to determine Asacol HD's drug interactions. There are a number of drugs with which interactions are considered possible. You should talk to your doctor if you are using:

  • cancer medications, aspirin and other nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs),
  • antiviral medicine, antibiotics, amphotericin B, tacrolimus, pentamidine, or azathioprine.

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