Mezavant is a medicine containing the active ingredient(s) mesalazine. On this page you will find out more about Mezavant, 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:
Mezavant 1.2 g modified release tablet, 120
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
For the induction and maintenance of remission in patients with mild to moderate, active ulcerative colitis.
Table of characteristics
Red-brown, ellipsoidal, film-coated tablet, S476 debossed on one side
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|Dosage Form||Tablet, modified release|
|Route of administration||Oral|
12 tablets: Prescription Only Medicine, or Prescription Animal Remedy
120 tablets: Prescription Only Medicine, or Prescription Animal Remedy
60 tablets: 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||No information available|
|Life time||2 Years|
We were unable to verify that this medicine is available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme). Please consult your pharmacist if you need further information
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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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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