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ATC Level5: A07EC02 - Mesalazine

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    - Mesalamine (also known as 5-aminosalicylic acid) is used to lessen the signs and severity of ulcerative colitis (remission). It does not cure ulcerative colitis (a bowel disease), but mesalamine may decrease symptoms such as stomach pain , diarrhea , and rectal bleeding caused by irritation/swelling of the colon /rectum. Mesalamine is an aminosalicylate anti-inflammatory drug. It is believed to work by blocking the production of certain natural chemicals that may cause pain and... - This medication is used to treat ulcerative colitis , a type of bowel disease. It does not cure ulcerative colitis , but it may decrease symptoms such as diarrhea and rectal bleeding caused by irritation/swelling (inflammation) in the colon /rectum. Mesalamine is an aminosalicylate anti-inflammatory drug. It is believed to work by keeping your body from making certain natural chemicals that may cause inflammation. OTHER USES: This section contains uses of this drug that are not listed... - 5-aminosalicylic acid (5-ASA or mesalamine) belongs to the group of medications known as anti-inflammatories . It is used to treat mild to moderate ulcerative colitis and mild to moderate Crohn's disease. 5-ASA acts by reducing inflammation in the bowel. Different brands of 5-ASA are designed to act on different places in the gastrointestinal tract (the digestion tube that runs from the mouth to the anus). Ulcerative colitis affects the colon and rectum only, while Crohn's disease affects... - Mesalamine (also known as 5-aminosalicylic acid) is used to treat ulcerative proctitis, a type of bowel disease. It does not cure ulcerative proctitis, but it may decrease the number of stools, the amount of mucus/ blood in the stools, and the rectal bleeding caused by irritation/swelling of the colon /rectum. Mesalamine is an aminosalicylate anti-inflammatory drug. It is believed to work by blocking the production of certain natural chemicals that may cause pain and swelling. OTHER USES:... - Aspirin is used to reduce fever and relieve mild to moderate pain from conditions such as muscle aches, toothaches, common cold , and headaches . It may also be used to reduce pain and swelling in conditions such as arthritis . Aspirin is known as a salicylate and a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It works by blocking a certain natural substance in your body to reduce pain and swelling. Consult your doctor before treating a child younger than 12 years. Your doctor may direct... - This medication is used to treat ulcerative colitis , a type of bowel disease. It does not cure ulcerative colitis , but it may decrease symptoms such as stomach pain , diarrhea , and rectal bleeding caused by irritation/swelling in the colon /rectum. Mesalamine is an aminosalicylate anti-inflammatory drug. It is believed to work by keeping your body from making certain natural chemicals that may cause pain and swelling. OTHER USES: This section contains uses of this drug that are... - SPL UNCLASSIFIED SECTION   Rectal Suspension 4 grams/unit (60 mL) Rx Only DESCRIPTION ... - An anti-inflammatory agent, structurally related to the salicylates, which is active in inflammatory bowel disease. It is considered to be the active moiety of sulphasalazine. (From Martindale, The Extra Pharmacopoeia, 30th ed) Indication: For the treatment of active ulcerative proctitis. Mesalazine (INN, BAN), also known as Mesalamine (USAN) or 5-aminosalicylic acid (5-ASA), is an anti-inflammatory drug used to treat inflammation of the digestive tract (Crohn's disease) and mild to moderate... - 5-aminosalicylic acid (5-ASA or mesalamine) belongs to the group of medications known as anti-inflammatories . It is used to treat mild to moderate ulcerative colitis and mild to moderate Crohn's disease. 5-ASA acts by reducing inflammation in the bowel. Different brands of 5-ASA are designed to act on different places in the gastrointestinal tract (the digestion tube that runs from the mouth to the anus). Ulcerative colitis affects the colon and rectum only, while Crohn's disease affects... - 5-aminosalicylic acid (5-ASA or mesalamine) belongs to the group of medications known as anti-inflammatories . It is used to treat mild to moderate ulcerative colitis and mild to moderate Crohn's disease. 5-ASA acts by reducing inflammation in the bowel. Different brands of 5-ASA are designed to act on different places in the gastrointestinal tract (the digestion tube that runs from the mouth to the anus). Ulcerative colitis affects the colon and rectum only, while Crohn's disease affects... - An ethanolamine derivative that is an adrenergic alpha agonist. It is used as a vasoconstrictor agent in the treatment of hypotension. [PubChem] Indication: For the treatment of symptomatic orthostatic hypotension (OH). Midodrine is a prodrug, i.e., the therapeutic effect of orally administered midodrine is due to the major metabolite desglymidodrine formed by deglycination of midodrine. Desglymidodrine diffuses poorly across the blood-brain barrier, and is therefore not associated with effects... - 5-aminosalicylic acid (5-ASA or mesalamine) belongs to the group of medications known as anti-inflammatories . It is used to treat mild to moderate ulcerative colitis and mild to moderate Crohn's disease. 5-ASA acts by reducing inflammation in the bowel. Different brands of 5-ASA are designed to act on different places in the gastrointestinal tract (the digestion tube that runs from the mouth to the anus). Ulcerative colitis affects the colon and rectum only, while Crohn's disease affects... - Mesalamine (also known as 5-aminosalicylic acid) is used to treat ulcerative proctitis, a type of bowel disease. It does not cure ulcerative proctitis, but it may decrease the number of stools, the amount of mucus/ blood in the stools, and the rectal bleeding caused by irritation/swelling of the colon /rectum. Mesalamine is an aminosalicylate anti-inflammatory drug. It is believed to work by blocking the production of certain natural chemicals that may cause pain and swelling. OTHER USES:... - 5-aminosalicylic acid (5-ASA or mesalamine) belongs to the group of medications known as anti-inflammatories . It is used to treat mild to moderate ulcerative colitis and mild to moderate Crohn's disease. 5-ASA acts by reducing inflammation in the bowel. Different brands of 5-ASA are designed to act on different places in the gastrointestinal tract (the digestion tube that runs from the mouth to the anus). Ulcerative colitis affects the colon and rectum only, while Crohn's disease affects... - Mesalamine (also known as 5-aminosalicylic acid) is used to treat certain types of bowel disease (distal ulcerative colitis , proctosigmoiditis, proctitis). It does not cure these conditions, but it may relieve mild-to-moderate pain and decrease the frequency of diarrhea /bloody stools caused by irritation/swelling in the colon /rectum. Mesalamine is an aminosalicylate anti-inflammatory drug. It is believed to work by blocking the production of certain natural chemicals that may cause pain ...

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