Mesacol 400 Mg

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  • SKU: ROP 966

Pack Size Qty Price Unit Price  
90 Tablet/s
$49.50 $0.55
60 Tablet/s
$34.80 $0.58
30 Tablet/s
$18.90 $0.63
  • Generic Name : Mesalamine
  • Brand Name : Asacol
  • Manufacturer Name : Sun Pharma
  • Delivery Days : 10 To 12 Working Days
  • Presentation : Tablet/s (Blister Packing)

What is Mesacol 400mg Tablet?

Mesacol 400mg as an anti-inflammatory drug treats a bowel disease called ulcerative colitis. When employed, it reduces symptoms such as diarrhea, stomach pain, and bleeding. The drug helps by reducing the inflammation in the bowel and relieving symptoms. This tablet is also used to treat another type of bowel disease, Crohn's ileocolitis. The drug relieves these conditions' symptoms and prevents them from returning.

Uses of Mesalamine 400mg tablets

As an anti-inflammatory medicine, Mesalamine tablets help to treat-

Crohn's disease

Ulcerative colitis

How does it work?

Mesacol 400mg contains Mesalamine, as its active salt, an aminosalicylate. It works by suppressing the production of a chemical messenger known as (prostaglandins). This specific chemical is responsible for causing inflammation(swelling) in the intestines. Thus, by inhibiting it, the drug reduces ulceration, bleeding, and stomach pain in individuals. It also helps in the prevention of future flare-ups of the disease.

How to take Mesacol 400mg tablet?

Mesalamine comes in many different brands and strengths and is available as prescription medicine. Your doctor will prescribe it when it seems beneficial in your condition. If they prescribe you Mesacol 400mg, take it as advised. Take the drug regularly and as long as directed to get the greatest benefit. To take the tablet, swallow a 400mg tablet with a glass of water and do not chew or break the tablet. You have to take this tablet with your food and ensure that you take them simultaneously each day. Also, drink plenty of water to keep yourself stay hydrated. Do not skip or miss doses and avoid taking a double as it may cause unpleasant effects on your body. Complete the entire course of treatment and remember stopping it earlier can cause your symptoms to come back.

Side effects

Adverse effects on the body after taking medicine are common and rare. Mesacol 400 may also cause some adverse effects; if you suspect any, please consult a doctor. Usually, they are mild and short-lived, but if priests seek medical attention-

  • Diarrhoea
  • Joint pain
  • Vomiting
  • Nausea
  • Flatulence
  • Epigastric pain
  • Headache
  • Stomach pain
  • Itching
  • Muscle pain

Precautions and Safety advice

You need caution if you are going to take Mesacol tablets and are habitual of drinking alcohol. Drinking alcohol can be unsafe with the medication, and it can cause an adverse effects on your body.

Mesalamine tablet is unsafe if you take them during pregnancy, as they may harm the developing baby. Hence please consult your doctor first.

Mesalamine is probably unsafe to take during breastfeeding as it may pass into the best milk. It would be best to wait until the drug's effects on your body fade or avoid it. Hence discuss your doctor first.

Mesacol 400mg does not affect your driving ability, but if such symptoms occur, please take caution.

A person with liver or kidney disease should take Mesalamine with caution. Discuss with your doctor before you take this medication during this situation. Your doctor may adjust your dose to the treatment safe and only prescribe when necessary. Mesacol 400mg is not recommended for use if you have a severe kidney problem.

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