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US Brand Name Asacol
Generic Name Mesalazine,Mesalamine (USAN) or 5-aminosalicylic acid
Other Brand Name Walasa, Mesacol, Mesacol OD
Packing 30
Manufacturer Win-Medicare, Sun Pharma, Wallace Pharma
Form Tablet, Delayed Release Tablet
Strength 400mg, 500mg 800mg, 1200mg
Country India

  • 500 mg (SR) 60 Tab $94.00
  • 1200mg (SR) 60 Tab $267.00
  • 400 mg 100 Tab $119.00
  • 800 mg (SR) 100 Tab $149.00
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Details

Introduction

Generic Asacol is an aminosalicylate anti-inflammatory drug. It works by preventing the body from making certain natural chemicals that may cause pain and swelling. It may also be prescribed in the treatment of Crohn's disease.


Use

Generic Asacol is prescribed during the treatment of ulcerative colitis, which is a kind of bowel disease. The medication does not treat ulcerative colitis, but reduces the intensity of the symptoms like diarrhea, stomach ache. It also reduces the rectal bleeding occurring due to irritation/swelling in the colon/rectum.


Composition

Mesalamine is the active ingredient present in the composition of Generic Asacol.


Important Precautions

Before taking the medication, tell your doctor if you have any allergies, kidney and liver diseases. In such cases, dosage adjustment or special tests during treatment is recommended. Inform your doctor if you find undissolved tablets in your stool. Do not try to make up for your missed dose by doubling the quantity. Do not stop or start taking the medication without doctor


Dosage and administration

The medication should be taken as directed by the doctor. Take the tablet with a glass full of water. It can be taken with or without food. Do not break, crush or chew the tablet as it is specially formulated to get discharged after it has crossed the stomach into the intestines.