Canasa

Active Ingredient(s): Mesalamine, 5-ASA
FDA Approved: * January 5, 2001
Pharm Company: * AXCAN SCANDIPHARM
Category: Anti-Inflammatory

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Canasa Overview

Mesalazine, also known as mesalamine or 5-aminosalicylic acid (5-ASA), is an aminosalicylate anti-inflammatory drug[2] used to treat inflammatory bowel disease, including ulcerative colitis,[3][4][5] or inflamed anus or rectum,[6] and to maintain remission in Crohn's disease.[3][7] It is sold in an oral form to maintain remission in Crohn's disease,[3] and as a rec...

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areomeprazole&allopurinolanti inflammatory drugs?

AI am about to have a colonoscopy and doctor advise not to take antiinflammatory drogs ## I had a colonoscopy done and sow the swilling in the picture taken. I was told that my problem is chronic. The doctor prescribed CANASA 1000 MG. This medication is so expansive that it cost me over $500 for 30 day supply, that is thru insurance. Per my search online, this medication dose not cure ulcerative proctitis but it may decrease the number of stools, the amount of mucus/blood in the stools, and the rectal bleeding caused by irritation/swelling of the colon/rectum. Mesalamine is an aminosalicylate anti-inflammatory drug. It is believed to work by blocking the production of certain natural chemicals that may cause pain and swelling. How can my condition be treated effectively, rather just blo...

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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.

NDC Database Records for Canasa: (4 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 54868-6147 Canasa 1000 mg/1 Rectal Suppository by Physicians Total Care, Inc.
  • 58914-501 Canasa 1000 mg/1 Rectal Suppository by Aptalis Pharma Us, Inc.
  • 65084-474 Canasa 1000 mg Rectal Suppository by Mckesson Rxpak Inc
  • 69110-010 Canasa 1000 mg Rectal Suppository by Endoceutics Inc.

Other drugs which contain Mesalamine, 5-ASA or a similar ingredient: (8 results)






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