Salofalk Foam is a medicine containing the active ingredient(s) mesalazine. On this page you will find out more about Salofalk Foam, including side effects, age restrictions, food interactions and whether the medicine is subsidised by the government on the pharmaceutical benefits scheme (PBS)
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Active ingredient in this medicine: mesalazine
Information for medicine and pack size:
Salofalk Foam 1 g/application enema, 14 applications
Consumer Medicine Information leaflet:
This leaflet may also be found inside the medicine package. It contains information on side effects, age restrictions and other useful data.
What this medicine is for
Salofalk foam enemas are indicated in the treatment of acute ulcerative colitis of mild to moderate severity and for the maintenance treatment of ulcerative colitis.
Table of characteristics
|Visual appearance||White-greyish to slightly reddish violet, creamy firm foam|
|Route of administration||Rectal|
14 actuations/can: Prescription Only Medicine, or Prescription Animal Remedy
There is one type of pack available.
Pack type 1
|Storage temperature||Store below 25 degrees Celsius|
|Storage conditions||Protect from direct sunlight,Do not Freeze,Do not Refrigerate|
|Life time||3 Years|
This medicine was verified as being available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme) on 1 February 2018
The PBS provides a list of government subsidised medicines available to be dispensed to patients. Further information can be found on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme website.
Is this medication banned in sport?
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