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MESALO OD TABLET

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Composition FOR MESALO

Mesalazine(1200mg)

food interaction for MESALO

alcohol interaction for MESALO

pregnancy interaction for MESALO

lactation interaction for MESALO

medicine interaction for MESALO

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
medicine
It is better to take Mesalo od tablet with food.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Mesalo od 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 MESALO

    Mesalazine(1200mg)

    Uses

    Mesalo od tablet is used in the treatment of ulcerative colitis and crohn’s disease.

    How it works

    Mesalo od tablet blocks the release of chemical messengers that cause inflammation of the lining of the intestines.

    Common side effects

    Nausea, Headache, Diarrhoea, Abdominal pain

    COMMON DOSAGE FOR MESALO OD TABLET

    Patients taking MESALO OD TABLET

    • 65%
      Twice A Day
    • 31%
      Once A Day
    • 4%
      Thrice A Day

    SUBSTITUTES FOR MESALO

    5 Substitutes
    5 Substitutes
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    • MESACOL OD 1.2GM TABLET
      (10 tablets in strip)
      Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
      Rs. 24.30/tablet
      Tablet
      Rs. 243
      pay 10% more per tablet
    • VEGAZ OD 1200 MG TABLET
      (10 tablets in strip)
      Dr Reddy's Laboratories Ltd
      Rs. 30.80/tablet
      Tablet
      Rs. 308
      pay 40% more per tablet
    • MOSART OD 1200 MG TABLET
      (10 tablets in strip)
      Cadila Pharmaceuticals Ltd
      Rs. 22.99/tablet
      Tablet
      Rs. 229.90
      pay 5% more per tablet
    • MESLO 1200 MG TABLET
      (10 tablets in strip)
      Zydus Cadila
      Rs. 24.76/tablet
      Tablet
      Rs. 247.60
      pay 13% more per tablet
    • MESAHENZ 1200MG TABLET
      (10 tablets in strip)
      La Renon Healthcare Pvt Ltd
      Rs. 19/tablet
      Tablet
      Rs. 190
      save 14% more per tablet

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    Expert advice FOR MESALO

    • 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 MESALO

    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.

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    Content on this page was last updated on 08 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)