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.

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mesalamine

(USAN), mesalazine (INN) n mesalamina, mesalazina (INN)
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ANI also recently launched an authorized generic of Rowasa, indicated for the treatment of mild to moderate ulcerative colitis.
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They include oral mesalamine (Asacol, Colazal, Dipentum, Pentasa) and rectal 5-ASA medications (Canasa and Rowasa).
In hard-to-treat cases, GI experts sometimes consider prescribing anti-inflammatory drugs such as mesalamine (Asacol, Pentasa, Rowasa or Canasa) and sulfasalazine (Azulfidine).
* Inflammatory bowel disease: Mesalamine (5-aminosalicylic acid, 5-ASA) (Asacol, Canasa, Pentasa, Rowasa) is compatible with pregnancy.