Mesacol OD Tablet PR


Overview

Uses of Mesacol Tablet PR
Mesacol OD Tablet PR is used in the treatment of ulcerative colitis.
Mesacol Tablet PR side effects
Common
  • Rash
  • Headache
  • Vomiting
  • Nausea
  • Abdominal pain
  • Dyspepsia
  • Diarrhoea
How to use Mesacol Tablet PR
Use it as advised by your doctor or check the label for directions before use. Mesacol OD Tablet PR is to be taken with food.
How Mesacol Tablet PR works
Mesacol OD Tablet PR 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.
Mesacol Tablet PR related warnings
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Mesacol OD Tablet PR 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.
Lactation
Mesacol OD Tablet PR 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 OD Tablet PR, monitor the baby for diarrhea.
Driving
SAFE
Mesacol OD Tablet PR does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Mesacol OD Tablet PR should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Mesacol OD Tablet PR may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Mesacol OD Tablet PR is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Mesacol OD Tablet PR should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Mesacol OD Tablet PR may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
What if you miss a dose of Mesacol Tablet PR?
If you miss a dose of Mesacol OD Tablet PR, 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.

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Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed Mesacol OD Tablet PR 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 Mesacol OD Tablet PR 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 Mesacol OD Tablet PR if you're allergic to aspirin or if you have blood disorders.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Mesacol 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
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Brand(s): Thioprinz, Lazorin, Azarid
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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Mesacol

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How long Tab Mesacol 400mg can be taken. I am consumed last 7 months.two time in aday
Dr. Anshul Varshney
General Physician
Hello, Welcome to 1mg. I am Anshul Varshney for your help. You may need to consume it for at least 1 year if taking for ulcertaive colitis. A lot people need to take it for life long.
I am the patient of ulcerative proctitis from the last 1 year and have rectal bleeding from last one year . Bowel movement -4 to6 times per day with blood .I am on mesacol ,entofoam,mesalo foam and razo d medicine. Pls provide me best diet chart for it
Dr. Shikha Mishra
Dietician
eat 6-7 meals per day, which consist fruits, nuts, buttermilk, homecooked food. Drink 3-4 litters of water limit your sugar consumption to 2 spoon per day. Be active whole day for personalized diet chart write to me on shikhamishra.nutrition@gmail.com do minimum 45 min exercise everyday you can do yoga, cardio and some weight training
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FAQs

Q. Is Mesacol a steroid, NSAID, immunosuppressant, blood-thinner or sulfa drug?
Mesacol is not a steroid, NSAID, immunosuppressant, blood-thinner or sulfa drug. It is an anti-inflammatory drug
Q. Can I take Mesacol forever?
No. Mesacol should only be taken for the duration prescribed by your doctor
Q. Is Mesacol safe?
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
Q. Does Mesacol cause bleeding, weight gain, hair loss, immune suppression or liver problems?
Mesacol may cause liver problems, immune suppression, hair loss, or bleeding. If you experience any such symptoms, please consult your doctor
Q. Does Mesacol affect fertility or sperm count?
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.

Related Ayurvedic Ingredients

Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 25th Aug 2018.
The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.
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