What is Mesacol?

Category: Prescription Drugs


Generic name: Mesalamine

Mesacol is an international brand name for mesalamine, an anti-inflammatory agent. Orally it is used to treat and maintain remission of mild to moderate ulcerative colitis. Rectal administration is used to treat active mild-to-moderate distal ulcerative colitis, proctosigmoiditis, or proctitis.

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Side effects as an overall problem
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Moderate 0
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Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Mesacol

Side effect Patients
Low red blood cell count 1

Why patients stopped taking Mesacol

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Reason Patients
Course of treatment ended 1
Doctor's advice 1
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Stopped taking Mesacol

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 1
2 - 5 years 1
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