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Who should not take Asacol HD?

You should not take Asacol HD if you are allergic to mesalamine, the active ingredient. Be cautious if you are allergic to aspirin or other salicylates. You should talk to your doctor about using Asacol HD if you have pyloric stenosis, a sulfasalazine allergy, a history of heart problems, kidney disease, or liver disease. Pregnant women should talk to their doctors about taking this drug. Mesalamine does cross the placenta to the fetus, but it is not clear whether it does harm or not.

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