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Composition FOR MESACOL 400mg tablet

Mesalazine(400mg)

food interaction for MESACOL tablet

alcohol interaction for MESACOL tablet

pregnancy interaction for MESACOL tablet

lactation interaction for MESACOL tablet

medicine interaction for MESACOL tablet

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alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
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It is better to take Mesacol 400mg tablet with food.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Mesacol 400mg tablet 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
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  • SALT INFORMATION FOR MESACOL 400mg tablet

    Mesalazine(400mg)

    Mesacol tablet uses

    Mesacol 400mg tablet is used in the treatment of ulcerative colitis and crohn’s disease.

    How mesacol tablet works

    Mesacol 400mg tablet blocks the release of chemical messengers that cause inflammation of the lining of the intestines.

    Common side effects of mesacol tablet

    Nausea, Headache, Diarrhoea, Abdominal pain

    COMMON DOSAGE FOR MESACOL 400MG TABLET

    Patients taking MESACOL 400MG TABLET

    • 41%
      Thrice A Day
    • 28%
      Once A Day
    • 27%
      Twice A Day
    • 3%
      Four Times A Day
    • 1%
      Alternate Day
    • 1%
      Once A Week

    SUBSTITUTES FOR MESACOL tablet

    6 Substitutes
    6 Substitutes
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    • WALASA 400MG TABLET
      (10 tablets in strip)
      Wallace Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
      Rs. 7.12/tablet
      Tablet
      Rs. 71.16
      save 10% more per tablet
    • INFLACOL 400MG TABLET
      (10 tablets in strip)
      Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd
      Rs. 7.85/tablet
      Tablet
      Rs. 78.50
      same price
    • MESAHENZ 400MG TABLET
      (10 tablets in strip)
      La Renon Healthcare Pvt Ltd
      Rs. 8/tablet
      Tablet
      Rs. 80
      pay 2% more per tablet
    • ASACOL 400MG TABLET
      (10 tablets in strip)
      Win-Medicare Pvt Ltd
      Rs. 21.73/tablet
      Tablet
      Rs. 217.30
      pay 176% more per tablet
    • MEZAKOOL 400MG TABLET
      (10 tablets in strip)
      Alembic Pharmaceuticals Ltd
      Rs. 7/tablet
      Tablet
      Rs. 70
      save 11% more per tablet

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    Expert advice FOR MESACOL tablet

    • Do not take the medicine if you are allergic to mesalazine, to any other content in the medicine, aspirin and other salicylate drugs.
    • Do not take mesalazine if you have severe kidney or liver problems, blood disorders or uncontrolled bleeding.
    • Do not take mesalazine if you have stomach or bowel ulcers or a history of bleeding ulcers, glucose-galactose mala absorption, Lapp-lactase deficiency or galactose intolerance.
    • Doctor’s advice should be considered in case of patients with liver, kidney or lung disease (asthma).
    • Avoid taking mesalazine if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant or breast-feeding.

    Frequently asked questions FOR MESACOL 400mg tablet

    Mesalazine

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

    WHAT OUR USERS ARE SAYING ABOUT MESACOL 400MG TABLET

    How effective is this medicine?

    Effective
    83%
    Can't say
    17%

    Do you find this medicine expensive?

    No
    80%
    Yes
    20%

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    Content on this page was last updated on 04 May, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)