Apriso

( Mesalamine Er )

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COSTCO 21398 Price Cascades Plz, 4.12 miles away
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CVS PHARMACY 21170 Ashby Ponds Blvd 1.34 miles away
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CVS PHARMACY 1200 Edwards Ferry Rd 5.99 miles away
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CVS PHARMACY 23684 Strickland Dr 6.67 miles away
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AKINA PHARMACY 23475 Rock Haven Way Ste 105 5.37 miles away
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SAFEWAY PHARMACY 30 Pidgeon Hill Dr 3.28 miles away
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SAFEWAY PHARMACY 22350 S Sterling Blvd 4.60 miles away
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SAFEWAY PHARMACY 437 S King St 6.78 miles away
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SAFEWAY PHARMACY 413 Elden St 7.51 miles away
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COSTCO PHARMACY 21398 Price Cascades Plz 4.11 miles away
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COSTCO PHARMACY 1300 Edwards Ferry Rd Ne 5.78 miles away
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GIANT PHARMACY 44110 Ashburn Unit 160 0.05 miles away
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GIANT PHARMACY 43330 Junction Plaza 1.60 miles away
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GIANT PHARMACY 43670 Greenway Corp Drive 2.54 miles away
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GIANT PHARMACY 21000 Southbank St Suite 150 4.15 miles away
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GIANT PHARMACY 635 Potomac Station Drive 4.72 miles away
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GIANT PHARMACY 21800 Towncenter Plaza 5.87 miles away
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GIANT PHARMACY 61 Catoctin Circle 6.37 miles away
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GIANT PHARMACY 2425 Centreville Rd 7.22 miles away
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HARRIS TEETER PHARMACY 20070 Ashbrook Commons Plaza 1.26 miles away
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HARRIS TEETER PHARMACY 42780 Creek View Plaza 2.53 miles away
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HARRIS TEETER PHARMACY 43300 Southern Walk Plaza 2.93 miles away
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HARRIS TEETER PHARMACY 42415 Ryan Road 5.13 miles away
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HEALTH STAR PHARMACY 19500 Sandridge Way Ste 140 2.33 miles away
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LOUDOUN COMMUNITY PHARMACY 19415 Deerfield Ave Ste 116 3.01 miles away
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WEGMANS FOOD MARKETS, INC. 45131 Columbia Place 3.11 miles away
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WEGMANS FOOD MARKETS, INC. 101 Crosstrail Blvd 4.05 miles away
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RX+PHARMACY 161 Fort Evans Rd Ne Ste 115 5.79 miles away
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LOUDOUN PHARMACY 23590 Overland Drive Suite 130 5.80 miles away
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THE COMPOUNDING CENTER 36 Catoctin Cir Se 6.61 miles away
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WALGREENS 20321 Susan Leslie Drive 1.01 miles away
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WALMART PHARMACY 45415 Dulles Crossing Plaza 2.82 miles away
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WALMART PHARMACY 19360 Compass Creek Parkway 5.33 miles away
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WEGMANS FOOD MARKETS INC 45131 Columbia Place 3.11 miles away
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WEGMANS FOOD MARKETS INC 101 Crosstrail Blvd 4.05 miles away
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Apriso

Drug Info for apriso

Mesalamine is used to treat ulcerative colitis (a condition which causes swelling and sores in the lining of the colon [large intestine] and rectum) and also to maintain improvement of ulcerative colitis symptoms. Mesalamine is in a class of medications called anti-inflammatory agents. It works by stopping the body from producing a certain substance that may cause inflammation.

Apriso is used to treat and prevent flare-ups of ulcerative colitis in adults. There is not currently a generic version available. The average Apriso cash price can be expensive at about $608 for a supply of 120 extended-release oral capsules. You can lower your Apriso cost by up to 80% by using our free Apriso savings card at a local pharmacy that participates with OptionRx.

  • Pentasa
  • Apriso
  • Asacol
  • Asacol HD
  • Delzicol
  • Lialda
  • Delayed Release Capsule
  • Long Acting Capsule
  • Tablet
  • Delayed Release Tablet
  • Coated Tablet

Store the medicine in a closed container at room temperature, away from heat, moisture, and direct light.

Carefully follow all directions if you are changing from one brand of this medicine to another brand. Different brands may have different instructions.

Part of the medicine may pass into your stools. Tell your doctor if this happens repeatedly.

Take your medicine as directed. Your dose may need to be changed several times to find what works best for you.

Keep using this medicine for the full time of treatment, even if you begin to feel better after a few days.

Swallow the capsule or tablet whole. Do not open, break, crush, or chew it.

Delayed-release capsule or tablet: Take it on an empty stomach, at least 1 hour before or 2 hours after a meal.

Asacol® delayed-release tablet: Oral routeYou may take this medicine with or without food. Drink extra fluids so you will urinate more often and help prevent kidney problems.

Lialda® delayed-release tablet: Take with food.

Pentasa® extended-release capsule: You may swallow the capsule whole, or open the capsule and sprinkle the contents onto soft foods (including applesauce or yogurt). Swallow the mixture right away without chewing.

Missed dose: Take a dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, wait until then and take a regular dose. Do not take extra medicine to make up for a missed dose.

This medicine is not right for everyone. Do not use it if you had an allergic reaction to mesalamine, an aminosalicylate, or salicylate medicine (including aspirin).

Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, or if you have kidney disease, liver disease, heart disease (including a history of myocarditis or pericarditis), skin problems (including atopic dermatitis, atopic eczema), or a history of stomach problems (including blockage, pyloric stenosis). Tell your doctor if you had an allergic reaction to sulfasalazine.

This medicine may cause the following problems:Kidney problems (including kidney stones)Mesalamine-induced acute intolerance syndromeHeart problems (including myocarditis, pericarditis)Liver problems

Tell your doctor if you have phenylketonuria (PKU). The Apriso® extended-release capsules contain aspartame, which may cause unwanted effects in patients with this condition.

This medicine may make your skin more sensitive to sunlight. Wear sunscreen. Do not use sunlamps or tanning beds.

Tell any doctor or dentist who treats you that you are using this medicine. This medicine may affect certain medical test results.

Your doctor will do lab tests at regular visits to check on the effects of this medicine. Keep all appointments.

Keep all medicine out of the reach of children. Never share your medicine with anyone.

Do not use Apriso® together with an antacid.

Some medicines can affect how mesalamine works. Tell your doctor if you are also using azathioprine, mercaptopurine, an antacid, or NSAIDs (including aspirin, celecoxib, diclofenac, ibuprofen, naproxen).

Tell your doctor if you have phenylketonuria (PKU). The Aprisoā€˛¢ extended-release capsules contain aspartame, which may be a problem for people who have PKU.

Carefully follow all directions if you are changing from one brand of this medicine to another brand. Different brands may have different instructions.

Your doctor will do lab tests at regular visits to check on the effects of this medicine. Keep all appointments.

Keep all medicine out of the reach of children. Never share your medicine with anyone.

  • Allergic reaction: Itching or hives, swelling in your face or hands, swelling or tingling in your mouth or throat, chest tightness, trouble breathing
  • Blistering, peeling, red skin rash
  • Dark urine or pale stools, nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite, yellow skin or eyes
  • Decrease in how much or how often you urinate, difficult or painful urination, lower back or side pain
  • Bloody diarrhea, severe cramping, stomach pain, headache
  • Fast, slow, or pounding heartbeat
  • Fever, chills, cough, stuffy or runny nose, sore throat, body aches
  • Chest pain, trouble breathing
  • Dizziness
  • Mild constipation, diarrhea, gas, nausea, vomiting, or stomach upset
Frequently Asked Questions

Apriso is an anti-inflammatory that comes as a 24-hour extended-release capsule. It is used to treat ulcerative colitis in patients age 18 or older, and Apriso is also used to prevent symptoms of this condition from recurring. Apriso contains mesalamine, which works by affecting substances in the body that cause inflammation.

While there are other drugs on the market used to treat ulcerative colitis, there is not currently a similar drug to Apriso available. Consult with your doctor for more information on Apriso and alternative drugs to determine the best treatment for you.

The average Apriso price without insurance is about $608 for a supply of 120, 0.375 g extended-release oral capsules. Prices may vary depending on the dosage, quantity, and pharmacy location.

There is not currently a generic version of Apriso available.You can significantly lower your Apriso cost by using our free Apriso coupon.

Apriso is only available as a 0.375 g extended-release 24-hour oral capsule. Always follow your doctor's instructions for dosage and use of this medication.

There are several other ways to save on Apriso. The manufacturer offers an Apriso Savings Card with which eligible patients may pay no more than $10 on prescriptions. Qualified uninsured and underinsured patients may be able to get Apriso for free or at a savings via the HealthWell Foundation Copay Program or the Patient Access Network Foundation (PAN). Contact these programs for more information. You can also use our coupon. Our customers typically find that they save more using our coupon instead of the manufacturer coupon.