Mesacol 4gm Enema

Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd

Composition for Mesacol 4gm Liquid

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60 ml in 1 bottle

Medicine Overview of Mesacol Liquid


Uses of Mesacol Liquid

Mesacol 4gm Enema is used in the treatment of ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease.

Side effects of Mesacol Liquid


Nausea, Headache, Diarrhoea, Abdominal pain.


How to use Mesacol Liquid

Use this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use.

How Mesacol Liquid works

Mesacol 4gm enema blocks the release of chemical messengers that cause inflammation of the lining of the intestines.

In Depth Information on Mesacol Liquid

Expert advice for Mesacol Liquid

  • 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.
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Special precautions for Mesacol 4gm Enema
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Mesacol 4gm Enema 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.
Mesacol 4gm Enema 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 Mesacol 4gm Enema, monitor the baby for diarrhea.
Mesacol 4gm Enema does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Mesacol 4gm Enema should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Mesacol 4gm Enema may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Mesacol 4gm Enema is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Mesacol 4gm Enema should be used with caution in patients wi
th liver disease. Dose adjustment of Mesacol 4gm Enema may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Missed Dosageuses

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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Mesacol 4gm Liquid

Frequently asked questions for Mesalazine

Mesacol is not a steroid, NSAID, immunosuppressant, blood-thinner or sulfa drug. It is an anti-inflammatory drug
No. Mesacol should only be taken for the duration prescribed by your doctor
Yes. Mesacol 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
Mesacol may cause liver problems, immune suppression, hair loss, or bleeding. If you experience any such symptoms, please consult your doctor
There is no evidence of Mesacol affecting fertility, but it may very rarely and reversibly reduce sperm count. If you experience any such problems, please consult your doctor.

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