Rowasa 500mg Pellets


Composition for Rowasa 500mg Pellets

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1 Pellets in 1 packet

Medicine Overview of Rowasa Pellets


Uses of Rowasa Pellets

Rowasa 500mg Pellets is used in the treatment of ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease.

Side effects of Rowasa Pellets


Nausea, Headache, Diarrhoea, Abdominal pain.


How to use Rowasa Pellets

Take the medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. It is better to take Rowasa 500mg Pellets with food.

How Rowasa Pellets works

Rowasa 500mg pellets blocks the release of chemical messengers that cause inflammation of the lining of the intestines.

In Depth Information on Rowasa Pellets

Expert advice for Rowasa Pellets

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

Use of Rowasa 500mg Pellets is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Rowasa 500mg Pellets should be used with caution in patients
with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Rowasa 500mg Pellets may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Captomer 50mg Tablet, Autorin 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 Rowasa 500mg Pellets

Frequently asked questions for Mesalazine

Rowasa is not a steroid, NSAID, immunosuppressant, blood-thinner or sulfa drug. It is an anti-inflammatory drug
No. Rowasa should only be taken for the duration prescribed by your doctor
Yes. Rowasa 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
Rowasa 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 Rowasa 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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