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Asacol HD and Delzicol No Longer Covered by Insurance

Hey UC’ers, I need your help. A longtime user of the site is looking for some insight into what might be going on with Asacol and Delzicol with regards to their healthcare coverage in the United States.  Below is the email I received: Hi Adam, I so appreciate your site! I’ve had UC since 1988 so it’s great to hear others’ experiences. My question is… Read More »Asacol HD and Delzicol No Longer Covered by Insurance

UC Journey Started with Invisalign

UC Since August 2012. Symptoms began right after Invisalign treatment started. Nothing angers me more than hearing a doctor state the following – “We don’t know what causes Colitis, but we know diet has nothing to do with it.”

Delzicol is the “new” Asacol – Are you f***ing kidding me?

Intro: I was diagnosed with UC in 1991. I have been in remission since 2000, after a lot of trial and error with my diet. I have found diet plays the biggest role in controlling my UC. I live in Chicago, Illinois, USA. Delzicol is the “new” Asacol So, thanks to Adam’s regular emails, I knew my son’s medication, Asacol, was being discontinued. I did… Read More »Delzicol is the “new” Asacol – Are you f***ing kidding me?

Stay Away from Delzicol

Introduction: UC since 1985, Asacol for most of those years and in remission for almost 5 years until i was forced to switch to delzicol. Worse flare in my life. Just convinced my GI Doc to switch me to ASACOL HD. Started 4 days ago, still having some symptoms and real tired. Some more about me: I am still alive after having UC since 1985… Read More »Stay Away from Delzicol

Why Asacol Changed It’s Name to Delzicol

Hey, if you’re NOT treating your UC with medications,  this is not going to be too much of intereset for you.  BUT, if for some of you using medications, this might help clear things up. Specifically, if you used to take Asacol (now called Delzicol), you’ve probably realized by now that it is no longer being manufactured.  I know that there’s alot of you who… Read More »Why Asacol Changed It’s Name to Delzicol