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Mesacol 4Gm Enema

Manufacturer: Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
Medicine composition: Mesalazine
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required

Mesacol 4Gm Enema is an anti-inflammatory drug which treats inflammatory bowel disease, including inflamed anus or rectum or ulcerative colitis. It also is used to maintain remission in Crohn's disease. The prescription of this medicine that the doctor provides you is different for people with different medical conditions. Dosage also depends on your age, medical condition, gender, response to therapy, and use of interacting medicines.

Consult your doctor immediately if you experience any of the following side effects: unexplained bleeding, sore throat, bruising, purpura, fever, or generally feeling unwell as these symptoms may indicate that you have a blood disorder. If you experience allergic reactions to it, stop using the medicine. Other common side effects include diarrhoea, nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, headache, rash and hives.

This medicine should be used with caution by the elderly, patients with bleeding disorders or active stomach ulcer disease, and women who are pregnant or who are breastfeeding. It should not be used by children under 2 years of age, patients with severe kidney or liver problems, a history of problems with sulphasalazine, or by those who have previously had hypersensitivity to any salicylate drugs.

Information given here is based on the salt content of the medicine. Uses and effects of the medicine may vary from person to person. It is advisable to consult a Gastroenterologist before using this medicine.
  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    Pentasa 1gm rectal suspension may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
    Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
  • Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
  • Does this affect kidney function?

    Caution to be advised in patients with impaired renal function.
  • Does this affect liver function?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    If you miss a dose of Mesalazine, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

This medicine is used in the treatment of inflammatory bowel disorders. Though the precise mechanism of action is not known, it is supposed that this drug works by blocking cyclooxygenase and preventing prostaglandin generation in the colon.

Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.

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    Azap 50Mg Tablet

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