PentasaActive Ingredient(s): Mesalamine, 5-ASA
FDA Approved: * May 10, 1993
Pharm Company: * SHIRE
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. 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... [wikipedia]* May have multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or labelers.
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