Masacol tablet 400 mg 30’s

 603.75

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Drug Strength: 400 mg
Drug Form : Tablet
Pack Size : 30s
Does this requires a prescription ?Yes

Masacol tablet contains Mesalazine | belongs to Salicylate

SKU: pg_13907_19379 Categories: ,

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    How it works

    Masacol tablet 400 mg 30’s works by decreasing swelling in the colon.

    Side effects

    Major & minor side effects for Masacol tablet 400 mg 30’s

    • Hypersensitivity severe
    • Abdominal and stomach pain severe
    • Blurred vision severe
    • Bloating severe
    • Headache severe
    • Irregular heartbeat severe
    • Hair loss
    • Constipation
    • Dry mouth

    Uses of Masacol tablet 400 mg 30’s

    What is it prescribed for?

    • Ulcerative Colitis

      This medicine is used to treat and control the symptoms of ulcerative colitis.

    Concerns

    Frequently asked questions

    • Onset of action

      The amount of time taken by this medicine to show its effect is subject to vary based on the strength and form of administration.

    • Duration of Effect

      The amount of time for which this medicine remains active in the body is not clinically established.

    • Safe with Alchohol?

      Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

    • Is it habit forming?

      No habit-forming tendencies were reported.

    • Usage in pregnancy?

      This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

    • Usage while breast-feeding?

      This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. If the medicine is used, close monitoring of the infant for any undesired side effects is necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

    When not to use?

    • Allergy

      This medicine is not recommended for use in patients with a known allergy to mesalazine or any other components present along with it.

    Warnings

    Warnings for special population
    • Pregnancy

      This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

    • Breast-feeding

      This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless absolutely necessary. If the medicine is used, close monitoring of the infant for any undesired side effects is necessary. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

    General Warnings
    • Use in pediatrics

      The oral form of this medicine is not recommended for use in children under the age of 5 years. The rectal form of this medicine is not recommended for use in children and adolescents.

    • Geriatric use

      Caution is advised while using this medicine in elderly patients due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects.

    • Use of NSAIDs

      Use of NSAIDs along with this medicine may increase the risk of renal impairment. Replacement with a suitable alternative should be considered under your doctor's supervision. It is advised that you inform the doctor about all your current medicines including any herbs and supplements before beginning treatment with Mesalazine to avoid such interactions.

    • Active peptic ulcer disease

      Caution is advised while using this medicine in patients with active peptic ulcer disease due to the increased risk of worsening of the patient's condition. Replacement with a suitable alternative should be considered under your doctor's supervision.

    Dosage

    • Missed Dose

      The missed dose should be taken as soon as possible. It is advisable to skip the missed dose if it is already the time for your next scheduled dose. Do not use extra medicine to make up for the missed dose.

    • Overdose

      Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose. Symptomatic and supportive therapy is warranted in case of an overdose with delayed-release tablets of Mesalazine. Overdosage with Mesalazine suppository is rare due to limited absorption from the colon.

    Interactions

    Interaction with Medicines
    • Tacrolimus severe
    • Adefovir severe
    • Deferasirox severe
    • Botulism immune globulin severe
    Disease interactions
    • moderate

      Caution is advised while using Mesalazine or its prodrugs in patients with an impaired liver function due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects including liver failure. It is recommended to assess the liver function prior to initiating therapy. Close monitoring of liver function may be required based on the clinical condition.

    • moderate

      Caution is advised while using Mesalazine or its prodrugs in patients with an impaired renal function due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects including kidney failure. It is recommended to assess the renal function prior to initiating therapy. Close monitoring of renal function may be required based on the clinical condition.

    General Instructions

    Take Mesalazine with or without food. Do not take in larger amounts than advised/prescribed. Consult the doctor if you experience any undesirable side effects. Ensure that the course of treatment is completed. Do not stop the use of this medicine without consulting your doctor.

    Other details

    • Can be taken with or without food, as advised by your doctor
    • To be taken as instructed by doctor
    • Does not cause sleepiness

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    what are the adverse effects of Masacol tablet 400 mg 30’s?

    Gl disturbances, headache.

    What happens if I miss a dose of Masacol tablet 400 mg 30’s?

    Tab: Adults: Acute disease, 6 daily in divided doses; maintenance, 3-6 daily in divided doses. Children: Not recommended.

    One of the following licensed pharmacy from the nearest location will deliver Masacol tablet 400 mg 30’s. The details of the licensed pharmacy shall be shared once you request the drugs and the respective pharmacy accepts your request based on valid prescription and availability.

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