Medicine Overview of Mesalo Tablet DR
Side Effects of Mesalo are Rash, Headache, Vomiting, Nausea, Abdominal pain, Dyspepsia, Diarrhoea.
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Mesalo OD Tablet is to be taken with food.
Mesalo OD Tablet 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.
In Depth Information on Mesalo Tablet DR
- You have been prescribed Mesalo OD Tablet for treating and lowering the symptoms of mild inflammatory bowel disease such as ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease.
- Don't break, chew, or crush the tablets because they're coated and won't work as well.
- Do not take antacids with Mesalo OD Tablet 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 Mesalo OD Tablet if you're allergic to aspirin or if you have blood disorders.
Mesalo Tablet DR related warnings
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
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.
Mesalo OD Tablet 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 Mesalo OD Tablet, monitor the baby for diarrhea.
Mesalo OD Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Mesalo OD Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Mesalo OD Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Mesalo OD Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Mesalo OD Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Mesalo OD Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
If you miss a dose of Mesalo OD Tablet, 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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Frequently asked questions about Mesalo Tablet DR
Q. Is Mesalo a steroid, NSAID, immunosuppressant, blood-thinner or sulfa drug?
Mesalo is not a steroid, NSAID, immunosuppressant, blood-thinner or sulfa drug. It is an anti-inflammatory drug
Q. Can I take Mesalo forever?
No. Mesalo should only be taken for the duration prescribed by your doctor
Yes. Mesalo 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 Mesalo cause bleeding, weight gain, hair loss, immune suppression or liver problems?
Mesalo may cause liver problems, immune suppression, hair loss, or bleeding. If you experience any such symptoms, please consult your doctor
Q. Does Mesalo affect fertility or sperm count?
There is no evidence of Mesalo 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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