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A salicylate drug derived from sulfasalazine, C7H7NO3, used primarily to treat inflammatory bowel disease.



(USAN), mesalazine (INN) n mesalamina, mesalazina (INN)
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The 5-ASA was introduced into the halloysite nanotubes through suspension of 6 g halloysites in 28 mL of aqueous drug solution containing 12, 6, 3, and 0.
The data confirm the efficacy and safety of CORTIMENTAMMXA in patients experiencing an active flare of UC despite initial oral 5-ASA therapy, and in a controlled setting that is consistent with clinical practice and the ECCO treatment guidelines,2" said Dr David Rubin, Professor of Medicine at the University of Chicago Medicine and lead CONTRIBUTE author.
5] Nonstandard abbreviations: AZA, azathioprine; 6-MP, 6-mercaptopurine; 6-TGN, 6-thioguanine nucleotide; 6-MMPR, 6-methylmercaptopurine ribonucleotide; TPMT, thiopurine S-methyltransferase; TNF-[alpha], tumor necrosis factor-[alpha]; IBD, inflammatory bowel disease; XO, xanthine oxidase; HPRT, hypoxanthineguanine phosphoribosyltransferase; 6-MMP, 6-methylmercaptopurine; 5-ASA, 5-aminosalicylic acid.
The US oral 5-ASA market is led by Warner-Chilcott's ASACOL.
Ciddi Crohn hastalarinda 5-ASA preparatlarinin induksiyon ve remisyon tedavisinde etkinlikleri yoktur.
6) Traditionally 5-ASAs have been given as multiple doses 2 - 3 times daily, resulting in poor patient compliance.
Analysis of the 5-ASA Subsegment of the Inflammatory Bowel Disease Prescription Pharmaceuticals Segment
The Global CD market can be divided into five segments: 5-ASA, Antibiotics, Biologicals, Corticosteroids, and Immunomodulators.
Most patients (89%) reported that they would be interested in trying a once daily 5-ASA medication.
Colitis Forms one of the largest sales teams promoting a 5-ASA medicine
Two other agents in this class, balsalazide (Colazal) and olsalazine (Dipentum), are broken down in the colon to 5-ASA.
In more serious cases, treatment with sulfasalazine, 5-ASA drugs, and corticosteroids may be required.
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