All the Therapeutic System Drugs
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.
Maint. remission in ulcerat. colit., acute
episodes Crohn’s dis.
C/I: Hypersens. to salicylates, liver and
kidney funct. disords., gastric or duod.
ulc., pregn., lact., diabetes.
Antidiarrheal. Bismuth Subsalicylate 262 mg. Tab: 20.
SUSP (262mg//15ml): 100 ml. Adults: 2 tabs. Child.9-12 yrs: 1 tab. Under 9 yrs. Recomm. to use susp. May repeat dose every 1/2 -1 hr as needed. Max. 7 doses/24 hrs. With or without food.
Susp.: Adult. & child. over the age of 12 yrs.: 30 ml. Child. below 12 yrs. of age: consult a doctor. This dosage can be repeated every half hour to an hour, up to 8 times in any 24-h period.
Diarrhea, naus., flatulence, abd. crams.
C/I: Hypersens. to salicyl. Pts. with illnesses accompanied by fever, (eg. flu, chickenpox (for fear of Reye’s syndr.). Concom. use with other salicylate. Pts. with stomach ulcer, bleed., bloody or black stool.