Asacol (Generic)

Asacol (Generic)
Asacol (Generic)

Asacol

Mesalazine additionally called mesalamine or 5-aminosalicylic acid (5-ASA) and sold under the brand Asacol (Mesalazine), is an aminosalicylate anti-inflammatory drug made use of to cure inflammatory bowel disease, consisting of ulcerative colitis, or irritated anus or rectum, and also to keep remission in Crohn's disease. Mesalamine belongs to a class of medicines called aminosalicylates. Asacol (Mesalazine) acts by lowering swelling in the colon. You should take the pills with a full glass of water. You ought to take Asacol (Mesalazine) HD on a vacant belly, a minimum of 1 hr before or 2 hours after taking food. Asacol delayed-release 400mg tablets can be taken regardless of consuming food. Follow your physician's guidelines or the instructions on your medicine tag.You should not squash, break, or chew a delayed-release tablet. Ingest the tablet whole. Ask for emergency clinical help in case you experience any one of these indications of an allergy: hives; trouble breathing; tumefaction of your lips, face, tongue, or throat. Stop taking mesalamine and also tell your physician urgently in case you have a significant negative effects including: severe belly pain, cramping, fever, migraine, and bloody looseness of the bowels. Much less major adverse effects could include: light nausea, retching, tummy pains, diarrhea, gas; fever, sore throat, or various other flu signs;

How to buy Mesalazine

You can conveniently buy Asacol (Mesalazine) on-line using our on-line pharmacy service. At the same time you ought to take your therapy very carefully. When you decide to purchase Mesalazine to deal with the necessary conditions, consult your physician first. Self-medication may be the factor of serious bad impacts.

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Generic Asacol is used to treat ulcerative colitis, Crohn's disease, proctitis, and proctosigmoiditis. Generic Asacol is also used to prevent the symptoms of ulcerative colitis from recurring.

Mesalazine is a bowel-specific aminosalicylate drug that acts locally in the gut and has its predominant actions there, thereby having few systemic side effects. As a derivative of salicylic acid, mesalazine is also thought to be an antioxidant that traps free radicals, which are potentially damaging byproducts of metabolism.

Contact your doctor for the precise instructions that apply to you. Dosage of this medication may change during treatment depending on the severity of your condition and the progression of your illness.

Take Generic Asacol exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Do not take in larger or smaller amounts or for longer than recommended. Follow the directions on your prescription label.

Take Generic Asacol with a full glass of water.

Generic Asacol can usually be taken with or without food. Follow your doctor's instructions. Do not crush, break, or chew a Generic Asacol tablet. Swallow the tablet whole.

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction to Generic Asacol: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat. Stop taking Generic Asacol and call your doctor at once if you have a serious side effect such as:

  • severe stomach pain, cramping, fever, headache, and bloody diarrhea.

Less serious Generic Asacol side effects may include:

  • mild nausea, vomiting, stomach cramps, diarrhea, gas;
  • fever, sore throat, or other flu symptoms;
  • constipation;
  • headache or dizziness;
  • tired feeling; or
  • skin rash.

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur.

Always read the ingredients before taking this or any other medication to ensure that there are no elements that may elicit an allergic reaction. Follow your doctor's instructions about any restrictions on food, beverages, or activity while you are using Generic Asacol.

Before taking Generic Asacol, tell your doctor about all other medicines you use, especially:

  • azathioprine (Imuran) or mercaptopurine (Purinethol);
  • pentamidine (Nebupent, Pentam);
  • tacrolimus (Prograf);
  • amphotericin B (Fungizone, AmBisome, Amphotec, Abelcet);
  • antibiotics such as capreomycin (Capastat), rifampin (Rifadin, Rimactane, Rifater), vancomycin (Vancocin, Vancoled);
  • antiviral medicines such as acyclovir (Zovirax), adefovir (Hepsera), cidofovir (Vistide), or foscarnet (Foscavir);
  • cancer medicine such as aldesleukin (Proleukin), carmustine (BiCNU, Gliadel), cisplatin (Platinol), ifosfamide (Ifex), oxaliplatin (Eloxatin), streptozocin (Zanosar), or tretinoin (Vesanoid);
  • aspirin or other NSAIDs (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs) such as ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin), diclofenac (Voltaren), etodolac (Lodine), indomethacin, nabumetone (Relafen), naproxen (Aleve, Naprosyn), piroxicam (Feldene), and others.

This list is not complete and there may be other drugs that can interact with Generic Asacol.

Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next scheduled dose. Do not take extra medicine to make up the missed dose.

Store Generic Asacol at room temperature away from moisture and heat.