Pentasa 500mg Tablet PR

Ferring Pharmaceuticals

Composition for Pentasa 500mg Tablet PR

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₹25.65/Tablet PR
10 Tablet pr in 1 strip

Medicine Overview of Pentasa Tablet PR


Uses of Pentasa Tablet PR

Pentasa 500mg Tablet PR is used in the treatment of ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease.

Side effects of Pentasa Tablet PR


Nausea, Headache, Diarrhoea, Abdominal pain.


How to use Pentasa Tablet PR

Use it as advised by your doctor or check the label for directions before use. It is better to take Pentasa 500mg Tablet PR with food.

How Pentasa Tablet PR works

Pentasa 500mg tablet pr blocks the release of chemical messengers that cause inflammation of the lining of the intestines.

In Depth Information on Pentasa Tablet PR

Expert advice for Pentasa Tablet PR

  • 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.
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Special precautions for Pentasa 500mg Tablet PR
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pentasa 500mg Tablet PR 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.
Pentasa 500mg Tablet PR 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 Pentasa 500mg Tablet PR, monitor the baby for diarrhea.
Pentasa 500mg Tablet PR does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Pentasa 500mg Tablet PR should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Pentasa 500mg Tablet PR may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Pentasa 500mg Tablet PR is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Pentasa 500mg Tablet PR should be used with caution in patie
nts with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Pentasa 500mg Tablet PR may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Purinetone 50mg Tablet, Azap 50mg Tablet, Azoprine 50mg Tablet, Thiopress 50mg Tablet

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Mesalazine, 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

Frequently asked questions for Pentasa 500mg Tablet PR

Frequently asked questions for Mesalazine

Pentasa is not a steroid, NSAID, immunosuppressant, blood-thinner or sulfa drug. It is an anti-inflammatory drug
No. Pentasa should only be taken for the duration prescribed by your doctor
Yes. Pentasa 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
Pentasa may cause liver problems, immune suppression, hair loss, or bleeding. If you experience any such symptoms, please consult your doctor
There is no evidence of Pentasa 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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