mesalamine

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me·sal·a·mine

 (mə-săl′ə-mēn′)
n.
A salicylate drug derived from sulfasalazine, C7H7NO3, used primarily to treat inflammatory bowel disease.

Translations

mesalamine

(USAN), mesalazine (INN) n mesalamina, mesalazina (INN)
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Treatment with 5-ASA and CHCR significantly lowered mRNA expression for cytokine IL-4 (table 2).
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 patient was treated by stopping the 5-ASA and adding prednisone (60 mg every day).
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.
Ciddi Crohn hastalarinda 5-ASA preparatlarinin induksiyon ve remisyon tedavisinde etkinlikleri yoktur.
Mesalazine MMX is a new 5-ASA preparation with a pH-sensitive film which delays release of the active drug until entry into the terminal ileum.
Frequently prescribed medications include 5-ASA compounds and corticosteroids (Gremse & Crissinger, 2002).
Overall, 149 children received only 5-ASA as initial therapy, and an additional 44 received 5ASA and antibiotics as initial therapy.
recently received approval from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market Canasa (mesalamine), a 5-ASA formulation in suppository form, for patients with mildly to moderately active ulcerative proctitis.
5) Therapeutic treatment 5-ASA 58 0 0 5-ASA+Steroids 35 0 0 6-MP/ 20 0 0 Azathioprine MTX 1 0 0 Antibiotics 1 1 0 Antidiarrheals 1 3 8
People may also take prednisone, which is a steroid, or 5-ASA and prednisone at the same time.
Patients who do not do well on sulfasalazine often do very well on related drugs known as 5-ASA agents.
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