Mesacol 400 mg
|Manufacturer||Sun Pharma, India|
|Pack Size||Qty||Price Per Pill or Unit||Price||Cart|
|30 Tablet/s||US$ 0.73||US$ 22.00|
|60 Tablet/s||US$ 0.63||US$ 38.0014%US$ 44.00|
|90 Tablet/s||US$ 0.58||US$ 52.0021%US$ 66.00|
Mesacol tablet belongs to the type of medication called aminosalicylates. It is used to treat inflammatory bowel diseases and other symptoms as well. The medicine contains the active ingredient mesalamine, an anti-inflammatory that prevents the production of several chemicals known to cause inflammation, tissue damage, swelling and diarrhoea. Sun Pharma, India manufacture Mesacol. The drug comes under various pack sizes.
Do not take the drug if you are:
— Allergic to the main ingredient Mesalamine or any other ingredient of the drug.
— Are breast feeding your baby
— Are pregnant or planning to be pregnant
Tell your doctor if you:
— Have liver disease
— Have kidney disease
— Are using any vitamins or supplements
— Are suffering from any other ailments
— Are allergic to any food or medicine
— Are using any other medication
Maintaining a list of medications you are taking presently is very important. Also, a list of medicines you are allergic to should be maintained. Some drugs that may interact with Mesacol tablets are the immunosuppressant azathioprine, the laxative lactulose, the anticoagulant warfarin, digoxin for heart failure and the anti-cancer drugs mercaptopurine.
This is not the complete list of medicine that may interact. There may be other medicines as well.
Things to remember:
— The medicine should be stored in a cool and dry place away from heat, light and moisture.
— It should be used only for the purpose for which it has been prescribed and not for any other purpose.
— The medicine should not be shared with anyone else even though they suffer from the same symptoms.
— Even after taking medicine, the symptoms persist, so you must visit your doctor again and discuss your condition.
— In case of any hypersensitive or allergic reaction, you must seek medical attention immediately.
Some of the common side effects of Mesacol include:
Diarrhoea, Nausea, Headaches, Excessive gas, Vomiting, Indigestion, Stomach pain
If the common side effects worsen, then you must consult your doctor. Some of the serious side effects that you may encounter while taking medicine and for which you may need to consult your doctor are:
— Hair loss
— Muscle or joint pain
— Bloody urine
— Chest pain
— Bloody or coffee ground like vomit
— Change in the amount of urine
Mesacol is used mainly to treat inflammatory bowel disease, a chronic inflammatory condition of the digestive tract due to alternating periods of remission and relapse. It can also treat various symptoms such as diarrhoea, and mild to moderate ulcerative colitis such as stomach pain and rectal bleeding. Sometimes doctors prescribe medicine for treating Crohn's disease as well.
The drug is available in the form of tablets; buy Mesacol 400 mg online at a discounted price.
Your doctor will fix the recommended dose after examining you thoroughly. Usually, the dose of the medicine depends upon age, weight, the severity of the condition, response to treatment and also drug interaction. Generally, the medicine is to be taken once or twice a day as per your doctor's advice.
The drug needs to be taken orally with a glass of water. You can take it with food or a glass of milk to prevent stomach upset.
The drug must be taken for the entire period that your doctor has prescribed. You must not leave the medicine mid-way without consulting with your doctor.
The medicine should be taken only in the prescribed quantity. Overdose of the medicine should be avoided. Overdose may result in several side effects. In case of an overdose of medicine, you must consult your doctor immediately.
The missed dose should be taken as soon as you remember unless the time for the next dose is almost near. You should skip the dose and continue with the original schedule.
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