Mesacol Enema 4000mg Liquid 100ml

Ulcer/Reflux/Flatulence Rx required
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M.R.P.: Rs.82.55

What is MESACOL?

  • MESACOL contains Mesalazine which belongs to a group of medicines called salicylates
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Directions & For Use
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What MESACOL is used for?

  • MESACOL is used to treat inflammation in the gut caused by conditions such as active ulcerative colitis

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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 in MESACOL or other salicylates such as Aspirin
  • have severe liver or kidney problems
  • have problems in clotting of blood 
  • have lung problems 
  • The newborn may develop allergic reactions such as diarrhoea after breast-feeding
  • If the newborn develops diarrhoea, breast-feeding should be discontinued
  • If you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or are breast feeding you should speak to your doctor for advice before taking this medicine
  • MESACOL is not suitable for use in children

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Tell your doctor if you are taking

  • Warfarin, medicine used to treat blood clots
  • Always use MESACOL exactly as your doctor has told you
  • The enema should be used in the back passage (rectum) only
  • Usually your doctor will ask you to use one enema at bedtime

How to use the enema

  • Shake the bottle before use after taking out of the aluminium foil pack
  • To break the seal, twist the nozzle clockwise one full turn
  • Put your hand in one of the plastic disposal bags provided in the pack
  • To administer the enema, lie on your left side with the left leg straight and the right leg bent forward for balance
  • Carefully insert the applicator tip into the rectum
  • Maintain sufficient steady hand pressure while dispersing the bottle content
  • The bottle content should be applied within max. 30-40 seconds
  • Once the bottle is empty, withdraw the tip with the bottle still compressed
  • The enema should be retained in the bowel
  • Remain relaxed in the administration position for 5-10minutes or until the urge to pass the enema has disappeared
  • Roll the plastic disposal bag over the empty bottle
  • Discard it and wash your hands

If you use more MESACOL 

  • If you accidentally use too much, you should go to your nearest emergency department or contact your doctor

If you forget to use MESACOL 

  • If you forget to use a dose, use the next dose in the morning if it is convenient
  • Otherwise, use one as usual the next night
  • Do not use a double dose to make up for the forgotten one

If you stop using MESACOL

  • Do not stop taking these without first talking to your doctor
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Like all medicines, MESACOL can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.

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  • rash
  • itching

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  • vomiting
  • stomach pain
  • nausea
  • diarrhoea
  • flatulence
  • change in colour or amount of urine
  • allergic reactions and fever
  • skin rash or blisters
  • semen with a low concentration of sperm
  • tingling or numbness in the hands and feet
Additional Information
Storage

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