Canasa OverviewMesalazine, also known as mesalamine or 5-aminosalicylic acid (5-ASA), is a medication used to treat inflammatory bowel disease, including ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease. It is generally used for mildly to moderately severe disease. It is taken by mouth or rectally. The formulations which are taken by mouth appear to be similarly effective. Common side effects include headache, nausea, abdominal pain, and feve...
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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
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.
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