Thursday, 6 October 2011

Mesacol

Mesacol

(Mesalazine)
Anti-inflammatory working

Availability:

Masacol 400 mg Tablets ....................... Containing 400 mg Mesalazine
Masacol 800 mg Tablets ....................... Containing 800 mg Mesalazine

Uses:

Masacol is used in the treatment of


  • Ulcerative Colitis - a type of IBD
  • Crohn's ileo-colitis

Side Effects:


  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Drug Fever
  • Tinnitus (Ringing of the ears)
  • Inflammation of the pancreas
  • Anemia (Reduction of the red blue cells)

Not suitable for use:

In patients having severe kidney problems
In patients having severe liver problems
Children below 2 years of age

Mesalazine decreases the absorption of digoxin.

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