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Mfr: Novartis India Ltd Country of Origin: NA
M.R.P.: Rs.9.30

What is ETIASA 500MG?

  • ETIASA 500MG contains Mesalazine
Therapeutic Uses
Warning & Precautions
Interactions
Directions & For Use
Side Effects
More Information

What ETIASA 500MG is used for?

  • ETIASA 500MG is used for the treatment of mild to moderate attacks of ulcerative colitis in which the lining of the intestine bleed, becomes inflamed and becomes perforated
  • It helps reduce the inflammation and the painful symptoms

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Pregnancy & Breast Feeding

Children & Adolescents

Driving & Using Machines

Talk to your doctor before taking this medicine, if you:

  • are allergic to Mesalazine or any of the other ingredients of this medicine and other salicylates such as acetylsalicylic acid
  • have severe liver or kidney problem
  • have a medical condition that can make you prone to bleeding
  • have an active peptic ulcer (stomach ulcer or duodenal ulcer)
  • have lung problems
  • If you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or are breast feeding you should speak to your doctor for advice before taking this medicine
  • The newborn may develop allergic reactions such as diarrhoea after breast-feeding
  • If the newborn develops diarrhoea, breast-feeding should be discontinued
  • This medicine is for use in children and adolescents above 6years of age
  • This medicine is not known to affect the ability to drive or use machines

Tell your doctor if you are taking,

  • Azathioprine used after transplantations or to treat auto-immune diseases
  • 6-mercaptopurine or thioguanine used to treat leukaemia
  • Warfarin, medicine used to treat blood clots
  • Medicines obtained without a prescription
  • Always take ETIASA 500MG exactly as your doctor has told you
  • Take the granules orally (by mouth), immediately after opening the sachet
  • Do not chew the granules
  • Open the foil sachet
  • Empty the contents of the sachet onto the tongue
  • Drink some water ensuring that none remain in the mouth

Adults:

To treat an attack of colitis,

  • The dose of up to 4g mesalazine a day to be taken either once a day or in divided doses
  • This may be taken as one ETIASA 500MG 4g or two ETIASA 500MG 2g once daily

Children and adolescents

  • Children 6 years of age and older: The dose for children will be calculated by your doctor and depends on the child’s weight

If you take more ETIASA 500MG 

  • If you take more ETIASA 500MG than you should contact your doctor or nearest hospital immediately

If you forget to take ETIASA 500MG 

  • If you forget to take it as soon as you remember, and then take the next dose at the usual time
  • Do not take a double dose to make up for a forgotten dose

If you stop taking ETIASA 500MG 

  • Do not stop taking this powder without first talking to your doctor
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Uncommon
Rare
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Like all medicines, this medicine can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.

  • severe allergic reaction which might lead to swelling of the face and neck and/or difficulty in breathing or swallowing (quincke's oedema)
  • diarrhea
  • abdominal pain
  • nausea, vomiting
  • headache
  • rash
  • flatulence

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  • inflammation of some areas of the heart (myocarditis and pericarditis) which can cause shortness of breath and chest pain or palpitations (rapid or irregular heartbeats)
  • inflammation of the pancreas (symptoms include back and/or stomach pain)
  • dizziness
  • anaemia
  • liver disorders (symptoms include jaundice)
  • kidney disorders (symptoms include blood in the urine, and/or oedema)
  • peripheral neuropathy (a condition affecting the nerves of the hands and feet symptoms include tingling and numbness)
  • hair loss
  • muscle or joint pain
  • bruising, purple discoloration of the skin (including severe skin erosions and severe blistering that may affect the skin as the protective barrier of the body)
  • change in urine colour
  • semen with a low concentration of sperm
Additional Information
Storage

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  • Keep out of reach of children
  • Do not use this medicine after the expiry date
  • Store at room temperature (15-25°C)
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