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Pentasa

Mesalamine
Mesalamine is used to treat mild to moderate ulcerative colitis. Mesalamine is also used to prevent the symptoms of ulcerative colitis from recurring. Some brands of mesalamine are for use only in adults, and some brands are for use in children who are at least 5 years old. Mesalamine may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
CHEMICAL NAME
Mesalamine
DRUG TYPE
Inflammatory Conditions

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Frequently Asked Questions

Stop using mesalamine and call your doctor at once if you have severe stomach pain, stomach cramping, bloody diarrhea (may occur with fever, headache, and skin rash).

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