|Sun Pharma, India
|Price Per Pill or Unit
|US$ 45.0010%US$ 50.00
|US$ 62.0017%US$ 75.00
Mesacol 800 mg is a prescription oral medicine for gastrointestinal use. The delayed-release tablet is effective in treating chronic inflammatory conditions of the digestive tract known as ulcerative colitis. It helps reduce symptoms such as diarrhoea, stomach pain, and bleeding by reducing inflammation in the bowel. The medicine has the active ingredient Mesalamine, which is categorized under the drug class aminosalicylate, which works by suppressing the production of prostaglandins (chemical messengers) that are responsible for causing inflammation and swelling in the intestines. This results in a significant reduction in ulceration, stomach pain and bleeding, and prevents worsening of the disease.
Before taking Mesacol 800 mg, tell your doctor if you have already dealt with liver impairment, kidney problem, or a blockage in your stomach. Your age may also be a factor in deciding whether the medicine is suitable for you. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should speak to their doctor before taking the drug. Your doctor should be aware of all other medications that you have been using. As they may affect the mode of action of Mesacol delayed-release tablet.
The most common side effects of Mesacol 800 mg include diarrhea, nausea, stomach pain, itching, hair loss, flatulence, and headache. If any of these unwanted effects bother you or do not go away, tell your doctor straight away. Your doctor will advise you on how to how to reduce or prevent them. Some people experience a severe allergic reaction that requires urgent medical attention. You must immediately consult your doctor if you develop symptoms like unusual bleeding, sore throat, rash, excessive tiredness, fever, bruising, or swelling of the face, lips, tongue, or throat. Most common side effects of the medicine do not require any medical attention and go away as your body adjusts to the gastrointestinal delayed-release tablet. Speak to your doctor if they persist or you are concerned about them.
Your age may also be a factor in deciding whether Mesacol delayed-release tablet is suitable. Your doctor may ask you to take the oral medication with food. Swallow the tablet with water without chewing or crushing it. Usually the dose will depend on the condition being treated and you need not take it exactly as your doctor prescribes you. You should keep taking this medicine until the time your doctor recommends. Sudden discontinuation of the drug can put you at high risk of developing the symptoms once again and your condition may worsen. It is always advised to take medicine in the dose and duration as prescribed your doctor.