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    Asacol
    Tradis Gat
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    Asacol

    5-Aminosalicylic Acid Derivative. Mesalazine 400 mg, 800 mg.
    TABS: 100 x 400 mg. 3-6 tabs. dly. in div.
    doses bef. meals.
    TABS: 60 x 800 mg. Ulc. colit: Maint.
    remission: 1.2-2.4 g dly in div. doses
    bef. meals. Chron’s dis: 2.4 g dly in div.
    doses bef. meals. Child: No specif.
    dose.
    Maint. remission in ulcerat. colit., acute
    episodes Crohn’s dis.
    Ulcerat. proctit.
    C/I: Hypersens. to salicylates, liver and
    kidney funct. disords., gastric or duod.
    ulc., pregn., lact., diabetes.

    Pentasa Prolonged Release Tablets
    Ferring Pharmaceuticals
    RX
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    Pentasa Prolonged Release Tablets

    5-Aminosalicylic Acid Derivative. Mesalazine 500 mg, 1 g.
    S.R. TABS: 100 x 500 mg, 60 x 1 g. Ulcerat.
    colit: Active dis: Up to 4 g dly in div.
    doses. Child: Individ. dose. Initial: 50
    mg/kg bdy wt. dly in div. doses. Maint:
    2 g 1 x dly. Child: Individ. dose: 50 mg/
    kg bdy wt. dly in div. doses. Crohn’s dis:
    Active dis: Individ. dose: Up to 4 g dly
    in div. doses. Child: Individ. dose:
    Initial: 50 mg/kg bdy wt. dly in div.
    doses. Maint: Individ. dose: Up to 4 g
    dly in div. doses as reqd. Child: Individ.
    dose: 50 mg/kg bdy wt. dly in div.
    doses.
    Crohn’s dis., ulcerat. colit.
    C/I:
    Severe liver/ren. impair., hypersens.
    to mesylates/salicylates.

    Pentasa Retention Enema
    Ferring Pharmaceuticals
    RX
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    Pentasa Retention Enema

    5-Aminosalicylic Acid Derivative. Mesalazine 1 g/ 100 ml.
    RETENTION ENEMA: 7 x 1 g/100 ml.
    1 dly at bedt. See pt. leaflet.
    Crohn’s dis., ulcerat. colit.
    C/I: Severe liver/ren. impair., hypersens.
    to mesylates/salicylates.

    Pentasa Sachet Prolonged Release Granules
    Ferring Pharmaceuticals
    RX
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    Pentasa Sachet Prolonged Release Granules

    5-Aminosalicylic Acid Derivative. Mesalazine 1, 2, 4 g.
    SACHETS: 100 x 1 g, 2 g, 4 g. Ulcerat.
    colit: Active dis: Up to 4 g dly in div.
    doses. Child: Individ. dose. Initial: 50
    mg/kg bdy wt. dly in div. doses. Maint:
    2 g 1 x dly. Child: Individ. dose: 50 mg/
    kg bdy wt. dly in div. doses. Crohn’s dis:
    Active dis: Individ. dose: Up to 4 g dly
    in div. doses. Child: Individ. dose:
    Initial: 50 mg/kg bdy wt. dly in div.
    doses. Maint: Individ. dose: Up to 4 g
    dly in div. doses as reqd. Child: Individ.
    dose: 50 mg/kg bdy wt. dly in div.
    doses.
    Crohn’s dis., ulcerat. colit.
    C/I:
    Severe liver/ren. impair., hypersens.
    to mesylates/salicylates.

    Pentasa Suppositories
    Ferring Pharmaceuticals
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    Pentasa Suppositories

    5-Aminosalicylic Acid Derivative. Mesalazine 1 g.
    SUPPS: 28 x 1 g. 1 supp 1-2 x dly. See
    pt. leaflet.
    Ulcerat. proctit.
    C/I: Severe liver/ren. impair., hypersens.
    to mesylates/salicylates.

    Rafassal
    Rafa
    RX
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    Rafassal

    5-Aminosalicylic Acid Derivative. Mesalazine 1 g, 4 g, 500 mg.
    CAPLETS: 60 x 500 mg, 30 x 1g.
    Acute inflamm. sympt: 1 caplet 2 x dly.
    SUPPS: 30 x 500 mg, 1g.
    Acute inflamm. sympt: 1 x 500 mg
    supp. 3 x dly. To prevent recur: 1 x 250
    mg supp.
    3 x dly. Course of tmt: up to 6 mths.
    ENEMA (BOX): 7. 1 enema to be retained
    overnight.
    Tmt. and prevent. of ulcer. colitis and
    Crohn’s dis.

    C/I: Hypersens. to salicylates, hepat. or
    renal impair.

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