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MESACOL 500MG SUPPOSITORY

Suppository
MRP: Rs. 91.60 for 1 packet(s) (5 suppositories each)
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Composition for MESACOL

Mesalazine Topical(500mg)

food interaction for MESACOL

alcohol interaction for MESACOL

pregnancy interaction for MESACOL

lactation interaction for MESACOL

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
No interaction found
No interaction found
Mesacol 500mg suppository is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
PROBABLY SAFE
Mesacol 500mg suppository is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
SAFE

SALT INFORMATION for MESACOL

Mesalazine Topical(500mg)

Uses

Mesacol 500mg suppository is used in the treatment of ulcerative colitis and crohn disease.

How it works

Mesalazine belongs to the class of medications called as salicylates. It acts locally on the intestinal lining to reduce the inflammation and prevents further swelling, ulcers or abscess (puss filled swelling) thereby relieving associated symptoms.

Common side effects

Vomiting, Nausea, Abdominal bloating, Abdominal pain, Diarrhoea, Headache, Rash, Itching, Rectal pain, Stomach pain

Common Dosage for MESACOL 500MG SUPPOSITORY

Patients taking MESACOL 500MG SUPPOSITORY

  • 56%
    Once A Day
  • 38%
    Twice A Day
  • 3%
    Thrice A week
  • 2%
    Thrice A Day

SUBSTITUTES for MESACOL

No substitutes found

Top Physicians

  • Dr. Khoobsurat Najma
    MBBS
    4.9
  • Dr. Ashutosh Shukla
    MBBS, MD, Diploma, Fellowship
    4.6
  • Dr. R. R. Dutta
    MBBS, MD
    4.4
  • Dr. P. R. Aryan
    MBBS, Diploma
    4.3
  • Dr. Kartavya Shah
    MBBS, DNB
    4.2

Expert advice for MESACOL

  • The enema should be used in the back passage (rectum) only.
  • Consult your doctor and discontinue use if you experience any unexplained bleeding, bruising, skin rashes, fever or sore throat, chest pain, an increased heartbeat and excess tiredness.
  • Inform your doctor if you get fever, severe itching or a rash or headache.
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
  • Do not use if you are allergic to mesalazine or any of its ingredients.
  • Do not use if you have severe liver or kidney dysfunction. 
  • Do not use by Children.

Frequently asked questions for MESACOL

Mesalazine Topical

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.Is mesalazine topical safe?
Yes. Mesalazine topical is relatively safe if used as recommended. In case of any side-effects, consult your doctor.

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Content on this page was last updated on 03 June, 2016, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)