Disease Information for Mesalamine oral (Rowasa/Asacol) Administration/Toxicity

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Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Pericardial effusion
Pericarditis, acute
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Drugs
DRUG/Anti-colitis medication (example)
DRUG/Contains 5-Sulfasalazine moiety
Process
PROCESS/Medication/Drug (CONFIRM dose/before treatment)
Synonyms
Synonym
5 Amino 2 hydroxybenzoic Acid, 5 Aminosalicylic Acid, 5 ASA, 5ASA Mesalazine, Fisalamine, m Aminosalicylic Acid, Mesalamine, Mesalamine (product), Mesalamine (substance), MESALAMINE PREPARATION, Mesalamine product, Mesalamine product (product), Mesalamine product (substance), Mesalazine, Mesalazine duplicate deleted, Mesalazine duplicate deleted (product), Mesalazine duplicate deleted (substance), meta Aminosalicylic Acid, Brand name/Apriso (Mesalamine), Brand name/Asacol (Mesalamine), Brand name/Lialda (Mesalamine) TR, Brand name/Mesasal (Mesalamine), Brand name/Pentasa (Mesalamine), Brand name/Rowasa (Mesalamine), Brand name/Rowasa (Mesalamine) enema, Synonym/5-Aminosalicylic acid administration
Treatment
Drug Dosage
DRUG/.$$$$ Very Expensive
DRUG/Dose Extended time release/XT/SA (example)
DRUG/Dose Rectal enema/suppository available
DRUG/Dose TID Medication
DRUG/Injection Preparation NOT available
DRUG/Oral medication (ex)
Definition

Anti-inflammatory non-absorbable salicylate drug used for inflammatory bowel disease; oral enema and suppository preparation

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