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  1. Rectal mesalamine is used to treat ulcerative colitis (a condition which causes swelling and sores in the lining of ... sigmoid colon [last section of the colon]). Rectal mesalamine is in a class of medications called anti- ...
  2. Mesalamine is used to treat ulcerative colitis (a condition which causes swelling and sores in the lining ... also to maintain improvement of ulcerative colitis symptoms. Mesalamine is in a class of medications called anti- ...
  3. ... drug. It is converted in the body to mesalamine and works by reducing bowel inflammation, diarrhea, rectal ... salicylate (Nuprin Backache, Mobidin, Extra Strength Doan's, others), mesalamine (Asacol, Pentasa, Rowasa), salsalate (Argesic-AS, Disalcid, others), ...
  4. Understanding IBD Medications and Side Effects (Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America)  
    ... aminosalicylic acid (5-ASA), such as sulfasalazine, balsalazide, mesalamine, and olsalazine. These drugs, which can be given ... mild-to-moderate ulcerative colitis or Crohn’s disease. Mesalamine and olsalazine have fewer side effects than sulfasalazine. ...
  5. Crohn's Disease From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases)  
    ... Most people are first treated with medications containing mesalamine, a substance that helps control inflammation. Sulfasalazine is ... cannot tolerate it may be put on other mesalamine-containing medications, known as 5-aminosalicylic acid (5- ...
  6. Proctitis From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases)  
    ... proctitis can often be effectively treated with topical mesalamine, either suppositories or enemas. Some people with IBD ... for proctitis contain salicylate. These include sulfasalazine- or mesalamine-containing medications, such as Asacol, Dipentum, or Pentasa. ...
  7. Traveling with Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) (Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America)  
    ... name when asking for it. Asacol® Generic Name: Mesalamine Foreign Brand Names: Known in most countries under ... Brazil), Omnipen® (Mexico, Pakistan, Venezuela). Pentasa® Generic Name: Mesalamine Universally recognized throughout Europe as Pentasa. Prednisone Universally ...
  8. ... aminosalicylic acid Colitis Crohn's disease Inflammatory bowel disease Mesalamine Nonaspirin salicylates Olsalazine Patient information Rheumatoid arthritis Sulfasalazine ...
  9. Living with Ulcerative Colitis (Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America)  
    ... 5-aminosalicylic acid (5-ASA). Examples are sulfasalazine, mesalamine, olsalazine, and balsalazide. These drugs work at the ... Route of Delivery Aminosalicylates (5-ASA) sulfasalazine (Azulfadine®) mesalamine (Asacol® HD, Lialda®, Delzicol™, Pentasa®, Rowasa®, Apriso™, Canasa®) ...
  10. Treating Children and Adolescents (Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America)  
    ... its use has generally declined in favor of mesalamine and olsalazine products, which have fewer side effects. ... on a per-kilogram basis. Often, sulfasalazine or mesalamine will be continued, in addition to steroids. Once ...
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