FAQs ABOUT MESALINE 400 TABLET
What is MESALINE 400 TABLET used for?
MESALINE 400 TABLET is used to treat and prevent mild to moderate ulcerative colitis (a chronic inflammatory bowel disease) in affected individuals. It is also indicated for use to reduce symptoms of ulcerative colitis which generally occurs as diarrhoea, rectal bleeding, and/or stomach pain in affected individuals.
What are the side effects of MESALINE 400 TABLET?
The most common side effects of taking MESALINE 400 TABLET are indigestion, abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, headache, itching, and/or rash. Consult your doctor if any of these symptoms worsens.
How MESALINE 400 TABLET works?
MESALINE 400 TABLET works by suppressing the production of prostaglandins (chemical messengers responsible for inflammation in the intestines) which results in reduced inflammation and ulceration thus providing relief from ulcerative colitis (and its associated symptoms) in affected individuals.
Can MESALINE 400 TABLET be used in pregnant and breastfeeding women?
Yes, MESALINE 400 TABLET can be used but with caution in pregnant and breastfeeding women only if it is clearly necessary. Consult your doctor before taking MESALINE 400 TABLET.
Can MESALINE 400 TABLET be used in children and adolescents?
No, MESALINE 400 TABLET is not recommended for use in children and adolescents (aged below 18 years) due to lack of data on safety and efficacy of the medicine. Consult your doctor before administering the medicine to the child.