The uses of Asacol Enema include: ASACOL contains the active ingredient mesalazine.
ASACOL is used to treat and/or keep in remission (ie: not reoccur) inflammatory bowel diseases, such as ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease.
ASACOL belongs to a group of medicines called anti-inflammatories. These medicines work by inhibiting inflammatory agents in the body. ASACOL works topically ie: it works on the surface of the intestinal tract and bowel with which it comes into contact.