Lialda

Active Ingredient(s): Mesalamine
FDA Approved: * January 16, 2007
Pharm Company: * SHIRE
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".



Lialda 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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Details May Include Instructions, Side Effects, Interactions, Etc. Drug monograph is from Wikipedia. All text is available under the terms of the GFDL (GNU Free Documentation License). Source: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mesalamine

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LIALDA during "donut stage"

My Medicare insurance, AVMED, pays for the majority of my ASACOL prescription for the first 7 or 8 months of the year and then the "donut hole" cost is prohibitive for my income. ## Hello, Sunny! How are you? I'm sorry about the problem that you're having. Shire does have a program called Shire Cares that covers Lialda for those that qualify. You can find more information and the application at Shire.com click here. This is an anti-inflammatory medications that's most commonly used to treat inflammatory bowel disease. Side effects may include nausea, dizziness, headache, fever and skin rash. Is there anything else I can help with?

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Side Effects Of Lialda and compare to Asacol HD

I would like to know of any side effects of Lialda and how the drug compares to Asacol HD? ## Lialda contains the active ingredient Mesalazine, a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory, which is most commonly used to treat ulcerative colitis and Crohn's Disease. It's common side effects may include: nausea, cramping, diarrhea and flatulence. Read more: As to comparing the two medications, they both actually contain the same active ingredient, they are just made by different companies and therefore have different names. Are there any other questions or comments? ## Thank you for the rsponse. I have taken both and had bad side effects from Asacol HD. I have not had the same side effects from the Lialda. I was wonderingif this is normal? ## I have had Crohn's disease for 30 years,(I am...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Mesalamine
  • 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 Lialda: (3 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0179-0142 Lialda 1.2 g/1 Oral Tablet, Delayed Release by Kaiser Foundation Hospitals
  • 54092-476 Lialda 1200 mg Enteric Coated Tablet by Shire Us Manufacturing Inc.
  • 69189-0476 Lialda 1.2 g/1 Oral Tablet, Delayed Release by Avera Mckennan Hospital

Other drugs which contain Mesalamine or a similar ingredient: (8 results)

Related Lialda Topics:

LIALDA during "donut stage"
My Medicare insurance, AVMED, pays for the majority of my ASACOL prescription for the first 7 or 8 months of the year an... 1 reply
Side Effects Of Lialda and compare to Asacol HD
I would like to know of any side effects of Lialda and how the drug compares to Asacol HD? ## Lialda contains the active... 3 replies






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