Asacol (mesalamine), is a member of the class of drugs referred to as 5-Aminosalicylic anti-inflammatories. It is used to treat mild to moderate Crohn’s disease as well as mild to moderate ulcerative colitis. A chemical in the body that results in inflammation, tissue damage, and diarrhoea is affected by Asacol (mesalamine). Asacol is used to treat proctitis, proctosigmoiditis, and ulcerative colitis. It functions by reducing intestinal bloating.
Asacol’s safety and effectiveness in kids under the age of five are unknown.
Follow your doctor’s instructions and take this medication by mouth, typically with food to reduce stomach distress. Not to be chewed, sliced, or crushed. Take the tablets completely.
The dosage and timeframe of the course of treatment will be defined by your health condition and reaction to treatment. The dosage for children will be determined by their weight.
To obtain the greatest benefits from this drug, use it consistently. Follow the directions on this medication exactly. Never stop taking it without first talking to your doctor or the pharmacist. It is essential that you take this as directed for the full amount of time.
Treatment for Ulcerative Colitis, proctitis and proctosigmoiditis
Constipation, headaches, severe stomach cramps, bloody diarrhoea, a temperature, a skin rash, nausea/vomiting, stomach distress, and joint or muscular discomfort are possible side effects. The majority of negative impacts are short and go away as your body becomes familiar with the medication. If they continue or you’re worried about them, talk to your physician.
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