Composition Mesalamine 1.2gm
Indication Duodenal ulcers, Gastroesophageal reflux disease
Packaging 3x10 Tablets
SKU: GHAC-38 Category: Tags: ,

MESALSON 1.2 is an anti-inflammatory drug, provides relief against ulcerative colitis(UC)

Gastroesophageal reflux disease, GERD is the most common disorder in which the acid released from the stomach, is leaking up towards the esophagus. This disease is taking place as a consequence of the rings within the muscles towards the bottom of the esophagus, that are getting weaker. The most common symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux include a burning sensation in the heart and an unpleasant taste in the mouth and it may lead to occasional discomfort among the patients. However, this condition can also be severe and can lead to lifelong illness. Asthmatic people are at a greater risk of developing this disorder. It is due to the reason that the flares up that is taking place within the asthma will be resulting in the lowering down of the esophageal sphincter, causing it’s relaxation and backflow of the food content(refluxing) back to the esophagus region.

 Some people may also get stomach/ gastric ulcers known as duodenal ulcers. This is taking place in a region of the intestine which is located towards the back side of the stomach area. Some of the common signs of such ulcers include a burning sensation or pain in the central region of the abdomen. However, it’s not that pain is always a symptom of stomach ulcers. There can be indigestion, a burning sensation in the heart as well as nausea. The most common cause of this type of ulcer is the infectious bacterial agent, Helicobacter pylori, or the intake of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medications. MESALSON 1.2 is quite an effective drug that has been approved for the treatment of ulcerative colitis. So whenever the patient is having irritation and ulceration in the large intestine, then this medication can be prescribed. So it helps in controlling the inflammation within the digestive tract and providing relief to the patient.

What is MESALSON 1.2?

The Mesalson 1.2 is a potent & oral remediation belonging to the category of anti-inflammatory substances, meant for the cure of ulcerative colitis. In this particular disorder, the patient has an ulcer within the lining of the large intestine. So the intake of the medication according to the doctor’s prescription reduces the inflammation of the large intestine lining as well as prevents the arise of the symptoms.

What is composition of MESALSON 1.2?

The main anti-inflammatory substance which is present in this particular drug is Mesalamine. This substance is playing a vital role in controlling inflammation & preventing the symptoms of ulcerative colitis from arising again.

Uses of Mesalamine 1.2gm

Some of the most common purposes for which this medication is utilized include remediation for ulcerative colitis. So it is reducing inflammation, pain in the stomach, symptoms of diarrhea, pain in the rectum, and others. At the same time, tailored treatment can be devised by the doctor using this drug in order to prevent the signs of ulcerative colitis from coming back again.

How MESALSON is acting?

The most common reason of ulcerative colitis is actually the synthesis of certain specific chemical substances like prostaglandins. The Mesalamine 1.2 component is acting by conducting the blocking of the two enzymes by the name of cyclooxygenase & lipoxygenase, and this leads to the decrease in the concentration of prostaglandins. So when there is a decrease in this synthesis of prostaglandins chemicals then this consequently results in relief from inflammation, and other symptoms of stomach ulcer.

Dosage of  MESALSON

The dosage will be dependent upon the medical condition of the patient as well as their responsiveness towards therapy. For fetching maximum advantages of the drug, take Mesalson 1.2 as per the physician’s instruction, regularly, preferably same time during the day.

What happens if I missed this anti-inflammatory drug?

If you tend to forget your dosage, try to set the alarm for reminding you. But make sure to take your next dosage at your usual time.

What to do if I take too much MESALSON ?

If by mistake you took too much of this anti-inflammatory medication, simply get in touch with the emergency healthcare unit near your place

Side effects of taking Mesalamine 1.2gm

Tell your healthcare provider if you notice any signs and symptoms given below that are severe and don’t vanish away:

  • Muscular or joint pain
  • Backache
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Burning sensation in heart
  • burping
  • Acidity
  • Constipation
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Itching
  • Dizziness
  • Constantly sweating
  • Acne
  • loss of hair
  • Reduction in appetite

MESALSON drug interactions

It is not recommended to utilize the list of drugs with Mesalson 1.2. If you are already taking any of the drugs, then make sure to talk to your doctor. As there is a possibility that these medications may counter-interact, leading to the undesirable impacts

  • Aceclofenac
  • Bromfenac
  • Bufexamac
  • Diclofenac
  • Diflunisal
  • Etodolac
  • Etofenamate
  • Flufenamic Acid
  • Flurbiprofen
  • omeprazole
  • pantoprazole
  • rabeprazole
  • ranitidine

Warning & Precautionary measures

  • Communicate doctor if you are suffering from kidney ailment or you are already prescribed NSAID(non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medications)
  • The condition of Mesalson 1.2 mainly to hypersensitivity. So if you are allergic to Mesalamine or any other substance which is present in the drug, talk to your doctor. Even some of the serious allergy reactivity may lead to cardiac disease. This may include myocarditis/ pericarditis
  • There is a possibility of liver failure. Communicate doctor about your condition
  • In case of the existence of Pyloric stenosis, when there is hindrance within the digestive system, this will be preventing the Mesalamine from entering into the colon for demonstrating its action and curing ulcerative colitis.
  • Inform your physician if you are having symptoms of Paricarditis. This can be a pain in the chest, increase in the heartbeat, difficulty while breathing as well as fever.
  • Check with your physician in case you are having pain in your stomach’s upper region, pale stool, darkness in urine, appetite loss, vomiting, nausea, pale eyes, and skin as this may be a sign of some serious liver condition

Storage conditions for MESALSON

The storage of the Mesalson 1.2 has to be done in a tightly fitted container, away from humidity as well as light. Also, the storage of the drugs should not be done in the bathroom. Never flush the capsules down the toilet or put them in the drain. Discard unused or expired medications properly.

FAQs( Frequently Asked Questions)

  • For how long duration MESALSON medication shows its effect?

In the clinical trials that have been conducted, patients were given 4-6 grams of the daily oral dosage of this medication & it has been demonstrated that 80% of the people were able to attain the complete or the most significant of improvements within the time of 4 weeks.

  • Is Mesalamine 1.2 act as an immunosuppressant?

The Mesalson 1.2 is working as an anti-anti-inflammatory drug and is not an immunosuppressant at all. This may be the first line of the therapeutic process for providing a remedy against ulcerative colitis and a decrease in discomfort like stomach bleeding, diarrhea & much more.