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MESALO FOAM

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MRP: Rs. 1149.50 for 1 bottle(s) (82 GM foam each)
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Composition for MESALO

Mesalazine Topical(1 gm)

food interaction for MESALO

alcohol interaction for MESALO

pregnancy interaction for MESALO

lactation interaction for MESALO

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
No interaction found
No interaction found
Mesalo foam 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
Mesalo foam is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
SAFE

SALT INFORMATION for MESALO

Mesalazine Topical(1 gm)

Uses

Mesalo foam 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 MESALO FOAM

Patients taking MESALO FOAM

  • 45%
    Once A Day
  • 41%
    Twice A Day
  • 14%
    Alternate Day

SUBSTITUTES for MESALO

No substitutes found

Top Physicians

  • Dr. Khoobsurat Najma
    MBBS
    4.9
  • Dr. M. K. Singh
    MBBS, MD
    4.8
  • Dr. Prabhat Kumar Jha
    MBBS, MD
    4.7
  • Dr. R. S. Rawat
    MBBS, MD
    4.5
  • Dr. P. R. Aryan
    MBBS, Diploma
    4.3

Expert advice for MESALO

  • 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 MESALO

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 15 November, 2016, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)