Mesacol 400 mg (Mesalamine)
Buy Mesacol 400 mg tablet (mesalamine generic), is used for the treatment and prevention of short episodes of ulcerative colitis (inflammatory disease of colon) and Crohn?s ileocolitis (inflammation of lining of ileum and colon).
Uses of Mesacol 400 mg
Mesacol 400 mg tablet (also known as mesalamine) is used for the treatment and prevention of short episodes of ulcerative colitis (inflammatory disease of colon) and Crohn?s ileocolitis (inflammation of lining of ileum and colon).
How mesalamine generic works?
Mesacol 400 mg tablet belongs to a class of drugs called as amino salicylate drugs. Mesalamine Generic acts locally in the intestine to reduce the inflammation and prevents further swelling, ulcers or abscess (puss filled swelling).
Before you take Mesalamine Generic
Do not take Mesacol if you are:
• Allergic to the main ingredient Mesalamine or any other ingredient of the drug.
• Are breast feeding your baby.
• Are pregnant or planning to be pregnant.
Tell your doctor if you:
• Have liver disease
• Have kidney disease
• Are using any vitamins or supplements
• Are suffering from any other ailments
• Are allergic to any food or medicine
• Are using any other medication
Dosage Imformation Of Mesacol
The recommended dose will be fixed by your doctor after examining you thoroughly. Usually the dose of the Mesalamine Generic depends upon age, weight, severity of condition, response to treatment and also drug interaction. Generally the medicine is to be taken once or twice a day as per the advice of your doctor.
The drug needs to be taken for the entire period of time which has been prescribed by your doctor. You must not leave the medicine mid way without consulting with your doctor.
Mesalamine Generic should be taken only in the prescribed quantity. Over dose of Mesacol 800 mg should be avoided. Overdose may result in several side effects. In case of overdose of medicine you must consult your doctor immediately.
Missed dose should be taken as soon as you remember unless the time for the next dose is almost near. In such case you should skip the dose and continue with the original schedule.
Common side effects Of Mesalamine Generic
• Liver enzyme increased
• Allergic reaction
• Back pain
• Chest pain
• Dizziness, Dry mouth
• Shortness of breath,
• Loss of appetite, Muscle pain
Q: Is Mesalamine Generic a NSAID, immunosuppressant, blood-thinner or sulfa drug?
A: Mesalamine Generic is not a NSAID, immunosuppressant, blood-thinner or sulfa drug. It is an anti-inflammatory drug.
Q: Can I take Mesacol forever?
A: No, Mesacol should only be taken for the duration prescribed by your doctor.
Q: Is mesalamine generic safe?
A: Yes. mesalamine generic is relatively safe if used as recommended. In case of any side-effects, consult your doctor.
Q: Can I take Mesacol with Advil, Nyquil, tylenol, aspirin, Gaviscon, Imodium?
A: Mesacol (mesalazine) can be taken with Nyquil, Tylenol (paracetamol), Gaviscon (sodium alginate) and Imodium (loperamide) only if prescribed by your doctor. It should not be taken with Advil (ibuprofen) or aspirin.
Q: Does mesalamine generic cause bleeding, weight gain, hair loss, immune suppression or liver problems?
A: Mesalamine Generic may cause liver problems, immune suppression, hair loss, or bleeding. If you experience any such symptoms, please consult your doctor.