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Does Lialda cause hair loss? If so, what can I do to stop this? ## I started taking Dinintel in august.Very soon after i noticed my hair was shedding unconditionally.I no longer take these pills.Now i have to be treating my hair vigorously due to the entensive shedding.

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My Medicare insurance, AVMED, pays for the majority of my ASACOL prescription for the first 7 or 8 months of the year and then the "donut hole" cost is prohibitive for my income. ## Hello, Sunny! How are you? I'm sorry about the problem that you're having. Shire does have a program called Shire Cares that covers Lialda for those that qualify. You can find more information and the application at click here. This is an anti-inflammatory medications that's most commonly used to treat inflammatory bowel disease. Side effects may include nausea, dizziness, headache, fever and skin rash. Is there anything else I can help with?

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I would like to know of any side effects of Lialda and how the drug compares to Asacol HD? ## Lialda contains the active ingredient Mesalazine, a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory, which is most commonly used to treat ulcerative colitis and Crohn's Disease. It's common side effects may include: nausea, cramping, diarrhea and flatulence. Read more: As to comparing the two medications, they both actually contain the same active ingredient, they are just made by different companies and therefore have different names. Are there any other questions or comments? ## Thank you for the rsponse. I have taken both and had bad side effects from Asacol HD. I have not had the same side effects from the Lialda. I was wonderingif this is normal? ## I have had Crohn's disease for 30 years,(I am...

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