Asacol should be stored at room temperature, away from moisture and heat. The tablets should be stored in an airtight container.
Keep this and all other medications out of the reach of children.
What Should I Do If I Miss a Dose?
If you do not take your Asacol as scheduled, take your missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular schedule. Do not take a double dose.
Asacol tablets are available in one strength -- Asacol 400 mg delayed-release tablets.
There are currently no generic versions of Asacol licensed for sale (see Generic Asacol for more information).
Written by/reviewed by: Kristi Monson, PharmD;Arthur Schoenstadt, MD
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