Medicine Overview of Pentasa Suppository
Side effects of Pentasa Suppository
Nausea, Headache, Diarrhoea, Abdominal pain.
How to use Pentasa Suppository
Use this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Wash and dry the area. Lie down and gently insert the suppository into the area with or without the use of an applicator as mentioned in the label. You or your care giver may be taught on how to use this medicine at home.
How Pentasa Suppository works
Pentasa suppository blocks the release of chemical messengers that cause inflammation of the lining of the intestines.
In Depth Information on Pentasa Suppository
Expert advice for Pentasa Suppository
- 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.
Special precautions for Pentasa Suppository
No interaction found
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Pentasa Suppository may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.+more
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....
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 Suppository is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.+more
If you are taking Pentasa Suppository, monitor the baby for diarrhea....
If you are taking Pentasa Suppository, monitor the baby for diarrhea.
Pentasa Suppository does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Pentasa Suppository should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Pentasa Suppository may be needed. Please consult your doctor.+more
Use of Pentasa Suppository is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease....
Use of Pentasa Suppository is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Pentasa Suppository should be used with caution in patients+more
with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Pentasa Suppository may be needed. Please consult your doctor....
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.
Frequently asked questions for Pentasa 1gm Suppository
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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Substitutes for Pentasa
No substitutes found for this medicine