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Mesalo OD Tablet

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Composition for Mesalo OD Tablet

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Mesalo OD Tablet

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242
₹24.2/Tablet DR
10 Tablet DR in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Mesalo Tablet DR

Uses of Mesalo Tablet DR

Mesalo OD Tablet is used in the treatment of ulcerative colitis.

Mesalo Tablet DR side effects

Common

Side Effects of Mesalo are Rash, Headache, Vomiting, Nausea, Abdominal pain, Dyspepsia, Diarrhoea.

How to use Mesalo Tablet DR

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.

How Mesalo Tablet DR works

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

Expert advice for 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.
  • Don't break, chew, or crush the tablets or granules. Swallow them whole with plenty of water.
  • 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.
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Mesalo Tablet DR related warnings

Special precautions for Mesalo Tablet DR
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
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.
Lactation
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.
Driving
SAFE
Mesalo OD Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
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.
Liver
CAUTION
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.

What if you miss a dose of Mesalo Tablet DR?

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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.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Mesalo

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
Hi Doctor, My sister, PATIENT suffering from ulcerative Colitis, Tried multiple doctor in allopathy but did not solve. Finally, consulted a Ayurveda and gone through Panchkarma process. It controlled. But difficult to afford in longer run. Currently, taking medicine from different Ayurveda doctor but not able to control blooding. Any suggestions will be highly appreciated. Regards, Binod Sharma
Dr. Aanchal Maheshwari
Ayurveda
For blood control take posex capsule 2 capsule twice with water
I am suffering from ulcerative colitis. Plz tell me about dite
Dr. Waseem Mirza
Sexologist
Make list of every food that you find hard to digest and that cause to problems and avoid all such list. Remember this list will keep on changing as the disease progression occurs In general, take a diet, which contain less fibre like white bread, pasta, refined wheat floor roti, and other cereals having less fibre. You can take chicken, fish, egg whites, milk(if not lactose intolerance), cheese, fruits like banana, watermelon, peach etc Use olive oil for cooking. Avoid spicy foods, tea, coffee, alcohol, soft drinks, red meat, raw vegetables, popcorn,dryfruits, refined sugars as well as high fibre foodsConsult your gastroenterologist for further management
Suffering from ulcerative colitis in large intestine bleeding in stool, acute acidity
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Diabetes Specialist
for acidity take Neksium 40mg once daily in empty stomach for 10 daysfor rest problem consult surgeon or Gastroentrologist

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Frequently asked questions about Mesalo Tablet DR

Frequently asked questions about Mesalazine / Mesalamine
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
Q. Is Mesalo safe?
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.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Mesalo with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Mesalo with Azathioprine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Azathioprine: Thioprinz, Lazorin, Azarid, Azap, Azoprine, Thiopress, Azofit, Azoran, Aretha, Azithioprine
Mesalo with Mercaptopurine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Mercaptopurine: Empurine, Mercapto, Puri Nethol, Purinetone, 6-MP, Captomer, Mercapthol
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