Active ingredients: mesalazine
What it is used for
For the induction and maintenance of remission in patients with mild to moderate, active ulcerative colitis.
How to take it
You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.
- The way to take this medicine: Oral
- Store below 25 degrees Celsius
- Lifetime is 2 Years.
Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.
Red-brown, ellipsoidal, film-coated tablet, S476 debossed on one side
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Do I need a prescription?
This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is
Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?
For the active ingredient mesalazine
You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.
For side effects, taking other medicines and more
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Mezavant Prolonged release tablets - myDr.com.au
Mezavant Prolonged release tablets - Consumer Medicines Information leaflets of prescription and over-the-counter medicines
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Ulcerative colitis: treatment - myDr.com.au
Treatment of ulcerative colitis will depend on the severity of the disease, the effect the symptoms are having on your daily life and whether you are in remission or are having a flare-up.
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