Etiasa 500 mg Sachet


Uses of Etiasa Sachet

Etiasa 500 mg Sachet is used in the treatment of ulcerative colitis.

Etiasa Sachet side effects

  • Rash
  • Headache
  • Vomiting
  • Nausea
  • Abdominal pain
  • Dyspepsia
  • Diarrhoea

How to use Etiasa Sachet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Empty the granules in a glass of water/milk, stir it and consume immediately. Etiasa 500 mg Sachet is to be taken with food.

How Etiasa Sachet works

Etiasa 500 mg Sachet is an aminosalicylate. It works by suppressing the production of chemical messengers (prostaglandins) that cause inflammation (swelling) in the intestines. This reduces ulceration, bleeding and painful symptoms, and prevents future flare-ups of the disease.

Etiasa Sachet related warnings

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Etiasa 500 mg Sachet 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.
Etiasa 500 mg Sachet is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
If you are taking Etiasa 500 mg Sachet, monitor the baby for diarrhea.
Etiasa 500 mg Sachet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Etiasa 500 mg Sachet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Etiasa 500 mg Sachet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Etiasa 500 mg Sachet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Etiasa 500 mg Sachet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Etiasa 500 mg Sachet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Etiasa Sachet?

If you miss a dose of Etiasa 500 mg Sachet, 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.

Alternate Brands

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Etiasa 500 mg Sachet
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Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed Etiasa 500 mg Sachet for treating and lowering the symptoms of mild inflammatory bowel disease such as ulcerative colitis.
  • Don't break, chew, or crush the tablets or granules. Swallow them whole with plenty of water.
  • Do not take antacids with Etiasa 500 mg Sachet as it can make your inflammation worse.
  • Your doctor may monitor your kidney and liver functions before you start treatment with this medicine and regularly thereafter. Inform your doctor if you have severely decreased kidney or liver function.
  • Don't take Etiasa 500 mg Sachet if you're allergic to aspirin or if you have blood disorders.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Etiasa with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Empurine, Mercapto, Puri Nethol
Brand(s): Thioprinz, Lazorin, Azarid

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Etiasa

Hi Doctor, My sister, PATIENT suffering from ulcerative Colitis, Tried multiple doctor in allopathy but did not solve. Finally, consulted a Ayurveda and gone through Panchkarma process. It controlled. But difficult to afford in longer run. Currently, taking medicine from different Ayurveda doctor but not able to control blooding. Any suggestions will be highly appreciated. Regards, Binod Sharma
Dr. Aanchal Maheshwari
For blood control take posex capsule 2 capsule twice with water
I am suffering from ulcerative colitis. Plz tell me about dite
Dr. Waseem Mirza
Make list of every food that you find hard to digest and that cause to problems and avoid all such list. Remember this list will keep on changing as the disease progression occurs In general, take a diet, which contain less fibre like white bread, pasta, refined wheat floor roti, and other cereals having less fibre. You can take chicken, fish, egg whites, milk(if not lactose intolerance), cheese, fruits like banana, watermelon, peach etc Use olive oil for cooking. Avoid spicy foods, tea, coffee, alcohol, soft drinks, red meat, raw vegetables, popcorn,dryfruits, refined sugars as well as high fibre foodsConsult your gastroenterologist for further management
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User Feedback


Q. Is Etiasa a steroid, NSAID, immunosuppressant, blood-thinner or sulfa drug?
Etiasa is not a steroid, NSAID, immunosuppressant, blood-thinner or sulfa drug. It is an anti-inflammatory drug
Q. Can I take Etiasa forever?
No. Etiasa should only be taken for the duration prescribed by your doctor
Q. Is Etiasa safe?
Yes. Etiasa is relatively safe if used as recommended. In case of any side-effects, consult your doctor
Q. Can I take Asacol with Advil, Nyquil, tylenol, aspirin, Gaviscon, Imodium?
Asacol (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 Etiasa cause bleeding, weight gain, hair loss, immune suppression or liver problems?
Etiasa may cause liver problems, immune suppression, hair loss, or bleeding. If you experience any such symptoms, please consult your doctor
Q. Does Etiasa affect fertility or sperm count?
There is no evidence of Etiasa affecting fertility, but it may very rarely and reversibly reduce sperm count. If you experience any such problems, please consult your doctor.

Related Ayurvedic Ingredients

Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 8th Mar 2017.
The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.
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