PENTASA 2GM GRANULES

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Composition FOR PENTASA 2gm granules

Mesalazine(2gm)

food interaction for PENTASA granules

alcohol interaction for PENTASA granules

pregnancy interaction for PENTASA granules

lactation interaction for PENTASA granules

medicine interaction for PENTASA granules

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alcohol
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It is better to take Pentasa 2gm granules with food.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pentasa 2gm granules 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 PENTASA 2gm granules

    Mesalazine(2gm)

    Pentasa granules uses

    Pentasa 2gm granules is used in the treatment of ulcerative colitis and crohn’s disease.

    How pentasa granules works

    Pentasa 2gm granules blocks the release of chemical messengers that cause inflammation of the lining of the intestines. .

    Common side effects of pentasa granules

    Nausea, Headache, Diarrhoea, Abdominal pain.

    COMMON DOSAGE FOR PENTASA 2GM GRANULES

    Patients taking PENTASA 2GM GRANULES

    • 51%
      Once A Day
    • 36%
      Twice A Day
    • 11%
      Thrice A Day
    • 1%
      Four Times A Day

    SUBSTITUTES FOR PENTASA granules

    No substitutes found

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    Expert advice FOR PENTASA granules

    • 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 PENTASA 2gm granules

    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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    WHAT OUR USERS ARE SAYING ABOUT PENTASA 2GM GRANULES

    How effective is this medicine?

    Effective
    71%
    Can't say
    14%
    Not effective
    14%

    Do you find this medicine expensive?

    Yes
    86%
    No
    14%

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    Content on this page was last updated on 22 June, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)