Mesalamine

FDA Approved: * September 17, 2004
Pharm Company: * PERRIGO NEW YORK
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".



Mesalamine Overview

Mesalazine, 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.[1] It is generally used for mildly to moderately severe disease.[1] It is taken by mouth or rectally.[1] The formulations which are taken by mouth appear to be similarly effective.[2] Common side effects include headache, nausea, abdominal pain, and feve...

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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 Mesalamine: (38 results)

Showing the first 20, Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0023-5901 Asacol Hd 800 mg Oral Tablet, Delayed Release by Allergan, Inc.
  • 0037-0022 Sfrowasa 4 g/60ml Rectal Suspension by Meda Pharmaceuticals
  • 0093-5907 Mesalamine 400 mg Oral Capsule, Delayed Release by Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc.
  • 0378-7401 Mesalamine 1.2 g/1 Oral Tablet, Delayed Release by Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 0378-9230 Mesalamine 1000 mg Rectal Suppository by Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  • 0430-0783 Asacol Hd 800 mg Delayed Release Tablet by Warner Chilcott (Us), LLC
  • 0591-2245 Mesalamine 1.2 g/1 Oral Tablet, Delayed Release by Actavis Pharma, Inc.
  • 16714-830 Mesalamine 1.2 g/1 Oral Tablet, Delayed Release by Northstar Rx LLC.
  • 42291-563 Mesalamine 400 mg Oral Capsule, Delayed Release by Avkare, Inc
  • 42291-564 Mesalamine 1.2 g/1 Oral Tablet, Delayed Release by Avkare, Inc
  • 43386-510 Mesalamine 4 g/60ml Rectal Enema by Gavis Pharmaceuticals, LLC
  • 45802-098 Mesalamine 4 g/60ml Rectal Enema by Perrigo New York Inc
  • 45802-923 Mesalamine Kit by Perrigo New York Inc
  • 45802-929 Mesalamine Kit by Perrigo New York Inc
  • 50090-3497 Mesalamine 800 mg Oral Tablet, Delayed Release by A-s Medication Solutions
  • 50532-066 Mesalamine 4 g/60ml Rectal Suspension by Franklin Pharmaceutical LLC
  • 54092-100 Mesalamine 1.2 g/1 Oral Tablet, Delayed Release by Shire Us Manufacturing Inc.
  • 59762-0117 Mesalamine 400 mg Oral Capsule, Delayed Release by Greenstone LLC
  • 59762-0118 Mesalamine 1000 mg Rectal Suppository by Greenstone LLC
  • 60687-264 Mesalamine 800 mg Oral Tablet, Delayed Release by American Health Packaging
  • 18 more results ...

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

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