Generic Name - Mesalamine
Category - Anti-Ulcers
Bowel disease supressant, Active ulcerative colitis.
Generic for Canasa* is indicated for the treatment of active ulcerative colitis. Mesalamine (Generic for Canasa*) works inside the bowel by helping to reduce inflammation and other symptoms.
Generic for Canasa* Contraindications and Drug Interactions
Generic for Canasa* is contraindicated in patients, who are hypersensitive to this drug, medications that belong to this class of drugs or had an allergic reaction to it in the past. re indicated for the treatment of active ulcerative proctitis.
Generic for Canasa* should not be taken by patients who have a history of the following ailment condition.
There are a number of medications that interact with Generic for Canasa*.It is important to take the doctor's counsel if you are taking the following.
Generic for Canasa* Dosage
The following information just highlights the general average dosage of GenericCanasa*
The usual recommended dosage of Generic for Canasa* for ulcerative colitis is one 500 mg rectal suppository 2 times daily with possible increase to 3 times daily if inadequate response at two weeks. The suppository should be retained for one to three hours or longer, if possible, to achieve the maximum benefit.
Generic for Canasa* Adverse Effects
Some of the most serious Generic for Canasa* side Effects include bloody diarrhea,
Chest pain, difficulty breathing, wheezing, fever, pain or difficulty passing urine, skin rash or itching, unusual weakness or tiredness and yellowing of the eyes or skin.
This is not a complete list of all Side effects. Do concur with your doctor and follow his directions completely when you are taking Generic for Canasa*.
Generic for Canasa* and Pregnancy
In the absence of adequate and well controlled studies in pregnant women, Generic for Canasa* should be used in pregnancy only if clearly needed. Talk to your doctor and seek medical opinion.
Generic for Canasa* and Breastfeeding
It is not known whether Generic for Canasa* or its metabolite(s) are excreted in human milk. Because many drugs are excreted in human milk, caution should be exercised when Generic for Canasa* is administered to a nursing woman.
Generic for Canasa* and Pediatric
The safety and effectiveness of Generic for Canasa* in pediatric patients have not been established.
Generic for Canasa* and Geriatric
Generic for Canasa* is known to be substantially excreted by the kidney, and the risk of toxic reactions to this drug may be greater in patients with impaired renal function. Because elderly patients are more likely to have decreased renal function, it may be useful to monitor renal function.
The above information about Generic for Canasa* serves as an information resource only and is not intended to substitute professional medical advice, examination, diagnosis and treatment.Always seek the counsel of your doctor, physician or pharmacist before starting any new treatment or making changes to existing therapy.