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 (INN, BAN), also known as mesalamine (USAN) 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 rectal suppository[4][6] and an enema for the lower bowel conditions.[5] It is generic and sold under many brand na...

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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: (17 results)

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
  • 0430-0783 Asacol Hd 800 mg Delayed Release Tablet by Warner Chilcott (Us), LLC
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 60687-264 Mesalamine 800 mg Oral Tablet, Delayed Release by American Health Packaging
  • 62559-420 Mesalamine 4 g/60ml Rectal Enema by Ani Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • 66993-410 Mesalazine 250 mg Extended Release Capsule by Prasco Laboratories
  • 66993-411 Mesalamine 500 mg Extended Release Capsule by Prasco Laboratories
  • 68220-022 Sf Rowasa 4 g/60ml Rectal Suspension by Alaven Pharmaceutical LLC
  • 68382-484 Mesalamine 800 mg Oral Tablet, Delayed Release by Zydus Pharmaceuticals (Usa) Inc.
  • 68382-649 Mesalamine 800 mg Oral Tablet, Delayed Release by Zydus Pharmaceuticals (Usa) Inc.
  • 68382-711 Mesalamine 1.2 g/1 Oral Tablet, Delayed Release by Zydus Pharmaceuticals (Usa) Inc.
  • 70771-1071 Mesalamine 1.2 g/1 Oral Tablet, Delayed Release by Cadila Healthcare Limited

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