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Asacol and picosalax

I will be having a colonscopy.  What I need to know do I need to stop using my asacol a week prior to doing the picosalax cleanse?  I am currently taking 10 asacol  (nova 5 ASA)  a day.
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There is no need to stop asacol while preparing the colon for colonoscopy.
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