Canasa Suppositories (Mesalamine/5-aminosalicylic acid)

TypeDrug NameDosage 
Canasa Suppositories500 mg
Canasa Suppositories1000 mg

Generic Equivalent of Canasa Suppositories

No generic equivalents of Canasa Suppositories found.

Canasa Suppositories Information:

Canasa Suppositories (Generic name: Mesalamine) is an approved medication used to treat active ulcerative proctitis, a type of bowel disease. It does not cure ulcerative proctitis, but it may decrease the number of stools, the amount of mucus/blood in the stools, and the rectal bleeding caused by irritation/swelling of the colon/rectum. The active ingredient in Canasa Suppositories, is Mesalamine, also known as 5-aminosalicylic acid (5-ASA), and is classified as an anti-inflammatory drug. Mesalamine works inside the bowel by helping to reduce inflammation and other symptoms. Canasa Suppositories may also be used to treat Crohn's disease. Take Canasa Suppositories exactly as it was prescribed for you.

Canasa Suppositories Side Effects:

The most common Canasa Suppositories side effects are diarrhea, dizziness, gas, hair loss, headache, nausea, or stomach pain. If you are experiencing any severe side effects such as chest pain, fast heartbeat, fever, jaundice, sore throat, or symptoms of an allergic reaction (e.g., difficult breathing; itching; rash; swelling), please inform your doctor immediately.

Canasa Suppositories Precautions:

Do NOT take Canasa Suppositories oral if you are allergic to mesalamine or aspirin. Before taking Canasa Suppositories, tell your doctor if you have had any medical conditions such as heart disease, kidney or liver disease, and pancreas problems. Tell your doctor about all the prescription and over-the-counter (OTC) medications you use. They may interact with Canasa Suppositories drug, especially of: blood thinners, diabetes medications, digoxin and etc.

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