Medicine Overview of Walasa Tablet
Side effects of Walasa Tablet
Nausea, Headache, Diarrhoea, Abdominal pain.
How to use Walasa Tablet
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. It is better to take Walasa 400mg Tablet with food.
How Walasa Tablet works
Walasa 400mg tablet blocks the release of chemical messengers that cause inflammation of the lining of the intestines.
In Depth Information on Walasa Tablet
Expert advice for Walasa Tablet
- 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 Walasa 400mg Tablet
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Walasa 400mg Tablet 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.
Walasa 400mg Tablet 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 Walasa 400mg Tablet, monitor the baby for diarrhea....
If you are taking Walasa 400mg Tablet, monitor the baby for diarrhea.
Walasa 400mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Walasa 400mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Walasa 400mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.+more
Use of Walasa 400mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease....
Use of Walasa 400mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Walasa 400mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients+more
with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Walasa 400mg Tablet 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
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 Walasa 400mg Tablet
Frequently asked questions for Mesalazine
Walasa is not a steroid, NSAID, immunosuppressant, blood-thinner or sulfa drug. It is an anti-inflammatory drug
No. Walasa should only be taken for the duration prescribed by your doctor
Yes. Walasa 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
Walasa 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 Walasa affecting fertility, but it may very rarely and reversibly reduce sperm count. If you experience any such problems, please consult your doctor.