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Mesalamine 400mg (Novo-5-ASA)

Mesalamine 400mg (Novo-5-ASA)


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Uses of Mesalamine

Administer Mesalamine to provide medical aid for people who experience ulcerative colitis. It is marketed under the generic name Mesalazine. This medicine is also used in preventing ulcerative colitis from happening again. It is suitable for adults and children age 5 years old.

Besides Mesalamine, Mesalazine is also available under the trade names Asacol, Lialda, and Pentasa.

Mesalamine Precautions and Warnings

Stop consuming this medicine if you experience the following:

  • Severe stomach pain
  • Stomach cramping
  • Bloody diarrhea
  • Skin rashes
  • Severe headache

Aside from the mentioned reactions, always tell your medical professional if you have the following:

  • Kidney stone
  • Kidney disease
  • Liver disease
  • Pyloric stenosis
  • Eczema

Mesalamine Dosage

Oral dosage for Mesalamine

  • 250 – 500 mg capsules of Mesalamine
  • The required dosage is 3-4 times medicine consumption in a day
  • The duration of therapy is 6-8 weeks, depending on the intensity of treatment.

Mesalamine Side Effects

Learn the different side effects of consuming Mesalamine. These side effects may include:

Common Side Effects of Mesalamine

  • Nausea
  • Constipation
  • Vomiting
  • Stomach pain
  • Diarrhea
  • Dizziness
  • Sore throat
  • Sneezing
  • Back pain
  • headache

 Severe Side Effects of Mesalamine

  • Severe stomach pain
  • Severe headache
  • Redness of the eyes
  • Bloody stools
  • Skin sores
  • Lightheadedness
  • Trouble breathing
  • Kidney problems
  • Liver problems


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