Salofalk OverviewMesalazine (INN, BAN), also known as mesalamine (USAN) or 5-aminosalicylic acid (5-ASA), is an anti-inflammatory drug used to treat inflammatory bowel disease, such as ulcerative colitis and mild-to-moderate Crohn's disease. 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 ra...
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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:
- Capsule, Delayed Release: 400mg
- Capsule, Extended Release: 250mg, 375mg, 500mg
- Enema: 4g/60ml, 4gm/60ml
- Suppository: 1000mg, 1gm, 500mg
- Tablet, Delayed Release: 1.2gm, 1.2mg, 400mg, 800mg