The Asacol generic term as Mesalamine is an anti-inflammatory drug. It acts on the lining of the gut. It helps to reduce inflammation such as diarrhea, proctitis, tissue damage, stomach pain, and treat ulcerative colitis. In the colon, it works to reduce swelling.

The common side effects of Asacol are

  • Rectal bleeding
  • Stomach pain
  • Bloody diarrhea

Before taking this Consult with your doctors.