5-Aminosalicylates remain important in the treatment of ulcerative colitis, but it is uncertain if the various preparations currently available are equivalent given the different delivery systems that exist. Generic prescription of mesalazine (mesalamine) is therefore inappropriate. Ipocol has recently become available as an alternative to Asacol-MR.
- Anti-Inflammatory Agents, Non-Steroidal
- Colitis, Ulcerative
- Middle Aged
- Tablets, Enteric-Coated
- Treatment Outcome