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This study is a prospective clinical study to evaluate the safety and efficacy of two different doses of Asacol for the treatment of moderately active ulcerative colitis. In addition, a new tablet formulation will be evaluated at one of the two doses.
Allocation: Randomized, Control: Dose Comparison, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Subject, Investigator), Primary Purpose: Treatment
Asacol (mesalamine), asacol 400 mg (mesalamine)
Mayo Clinic Scottsdale
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:54:46-0400
A Double-blind, Randomized, 6-week, Parallel-group Design Clinical trial to assess the Safety and Efficacy of Asacol 4.8 g/day (800 mg mesalamine tablet) versus Asacol 2.4 g/day (400 mg me...
The objectives of this bioequivalence study in patients with ulcerative colitis (UC) were: - To establish the therapeutic equivalence of mesalamine delayed release tablet (MDRT) a...
The purpose of this randomized, open-label, parallel-group study is to determine how the body absorbs and eliminates mesalamine following administration of either 30 mg/kg/day, 60 mg/kg/da...
We, the investigators at University of Washington, plan on evaluating the effect of open label Asacol at a dose of 4.8 grams/day divided BID (twice per day) or TID (three times per day) on...
The purpose of this study is to determine if taking Asacol once a day is as effective as taking Asacol twice or three times a day in keeping ulcerative colitis inactive, and to determine w...
Development of cardiac manifestations in patients diagnosed with inflammatory bowel disease undergoing treatment with mesalamine is a rare. When this occurs, it can be difficult to tease out the prima...
Mesalamine is commonly used to treat ulcerative colitis (UC). Although mesalamine acts topically, in vitro data suggest that intracellular transport is required for its beneficial effect. Genetic vari...
Though proctitis is the most limited form of ulcerative colitis, it causes unpleasant symptoms. Topical mesalamine, the standard treatment, is not always effective. We conducted a randomized phase 2 t...
MicroRNAs (miRNAs) are important post-translational regulators. Elevated levels of miR-206 in ulcerative colitis (UC) were associated with suppression of anti-inflammatory A3 adenosine receptor (A3AR)...
Acute severe ulcerative colitis (ASUC) is a serious complication of ulcerative colitis (UC). Management of partial responders to steroids or rescue therapy remains challenging. Whether there is a role...
A drug that is used in the management of inflammatory bowel diseases. Its activity is generally considered to lie in its metabolic breakdown product, 5-aminosalicylic acid (see MESALAMINE) released in the colon. (From Martindale, The Extra Pharmacopoeia, 30th ed, p907)
An anti-inflammatory agent, structurally related to the SALICYLATES, which is active in INFLAMMATORY BOWEL DISEASE. It is considered to be the active moiety of SULPHASALAZINE. (From Martindale, The Extra Pharmacopoeia, 30th ed)
Chronic, non-specific inflammation of the GASTROINTESTINAL TRACT. Etiology may be genetic or environmental. This term includes CROHN DISEASE and ULCERATIVE COLITIS.
Inflammation of the COLON that is predominantly confined to the MUCOSA. Its major symptoms include DIARRHEA, rectal BLEEDING, the passage of MUCUS, and ABDOMINAL PAIN.
An acute form of MEGACOLON, severe pathological dilatation of the COLON. It is associated with clinical conditions such as ULCERATIVE COLITIS; CROHN DISEASE; AMEBIC DYSENTERY; or CLOSTRIDIUM ENTEROCOLITIS.