Pentasa 500 mg Sachet

Manufactured by Ferring Pharmaceuticals
Composition: Mesalazine
Prescription Required: Yes

Description

Pentasa 500 mg Sachet is an anti-inflammatory drug used in the treatment of ulcerative colitis, a condition characterized by swelling and scarring of the colon and rectum. It is also used to control the symptoms of ulcerative colitis such as stomach pain, diarrhea, and rectal bleeding.

Highlights

Commonly asked questions for Pentasa 500 mg Sachet

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 alcohol?

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.

Substitutes

List of substitutes for Pentasa 500 mg Sachet

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Pentasa 500 mg Sachet , and hence can be used as its substitute.

Etiasa 500 mg SachetNovartis India Ltd
Rowasa 500 mg SachetAbbott India Ltd

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