What is Mesacol OD?
Mesacol OD Tablet is used for Ulcerative Colitis, Crohn’S Ileocolitis and other conditions.Mesacol OD Tablet contains Mesalazine as an active ingredient.Mesacol OD Tablet works by reducing the inflammation and prevents further swelling and ulcers.
What are the uses of Mesacol OD?
- Ulcerative Colitis
- Crohn’S Ileocolitis
What are the side-effects of Mesacol OD Tablet?
- Inflammation Of Heart Muscles
- Abdominal Pain
- Abnormal Blood Counts
- Inflammation Of Liver
- Skin Rashes
- Changes In Levels Of Liver Enzyme
- Kidney Failure
- Constriction Of Air Passages
- Hair Loss
- Inflammation Of Heart Lining
- Joint Or Bone Pain
- Stiffness Or Myalgia
- Inflammation Of Pancreas
Mesacol OD Tablet – Precautions & How to Use
Before using this drug, inform your doctor about your current list of medications, over the counter products (e.g. vitamins, herbal supplements, etc.), allergies, pre-existing diseases, and current health conditions (e.g. pregnancy, upcoming surgery, etc.). Some health conditions may make you more susceptible to the side-effects of the drug. Take as directed by your doctor or follow the direction printed on the product insert. Dosage is based on your condition. Tell your doctor if your condition persists or worsens. Important counseling points are listed below.
- Patients with liver, kidney and lung disease
Mesacol OD Tablet – Drug Interactions
If you use other drugs or over the counter products at the same time, the effects of Mesacol OD Tablet may change. This may increase your risk for side-effects or cause your drug not to work properly. Tell your doctor about all the drugs, vitamins, and herbal supplements you are using, so that you doctor can help you prevent or manage drug interactions. Mesacol OD Tablet may interact with the following drugs and products:
- Azathioprine or mercaptopurine
Mesacol OD Tablet Contraindications
Hypersensitivity to Mesacol OD Tablet is a contraindication. In addition, Mesacol OD Tablet should not be used if you have the following conditions:
- Allergic to mesalazine, aspirin and salicylate acid
- Blood disorders
- Galactose intolerance
- Glucose-galactose malabsorption
- Kidney disease
- Lapp-lactase deficiency
- Liver problem
- Stress induced ulcers
- Uncontrolled bleeding