Pentasa 2 Gm Granules
Pentasa 2 Gm Granules is an anti-inflammatory drug which treats inflammatory bowel disease, including inflamed anus or rectum or ulcerative colitis. It also is used to maintain remission in Crohn's disease. The prescription of Pentasa 2 Gm Granules that the doctor provides you is different for people with different medical conditions. Dosage also depends on your age, medical condition, gender, response to therapy, and use of interacting medicines.
Consult your doctor immediately if you experience any of the following side effects: unexplained bleeding, sore throat, bruising, purpura, fever, or generally feeling unwell as these symptoms may indicate that you have a blood disorder. If you experience allergic reactions to it, stop using the medicine. Other common side effects include diarrhoea, nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, headache, rash and hives.
Pentasa 2 Gm Granules medicine should be used with caution by the elderly, patients with bleeding disorders or active stomach ulcer disease, and women who are pregnant or who are breastfeeding. It should not be used by children under 2 years of age, patients with severe kidney or liver problems, a history of problems with sulphasalazine, or by those who have previously had hypersensitivity to any salicylate drugs.
Drug = Mesalazine/Mesalamine
Strength = 2 Gm
Manufacturer = Ferring Pharmaceuticals
How To Take
Take Pentasa 2 Gm Granules medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label for directions before use. Empty the granules in a glass of water/milk, stir it and consume immediately. Pentasa 2 GmGranules is to be taken with food.
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Pentasa 2 Gm Granules may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Pentasa 2 Gm Granules is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby. If you are taking Pentasa 2 Gm Granules, monitor the baby for diarrhea.
Pentasa 2 Gm Granules does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Pentasa 2 Gm Granules should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Pentasa 2 Gm Granules may be needed. Please consult your doctor.Use of Pentasa 2 Gm Granules is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Pentasa 2 Gm Granules should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Pentasa 2 Gm Granules may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Pentasa 2 Gm Granules is a medicine used in the treatment of long-standing inflammation and ulcers occurring in different parts of digestive tract.
Pentasa 2 Gm Granules minimizes the inflammation, reduces ulceration, bleeding, and other painful symptoms. It also prevents future episodes of the disease. You may experience nausea, headache, vomiting, and indigestion as these are the common side effects of this medicine.