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Salofalk

Active Ingredient(s): Mesalamine, 5-ASA
Category: Anti-Inflammatory

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Salofalk Overview

Mesalazine (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[1] and mild-to-moderate Crohn's disease.[2] 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.[3] 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:

Mesalamine, 5-ASA
  • 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
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

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