Pentasa 500mg Tablet PR

Medically reviewed by Dr. Naresh Dang | Written By Sonu Kumar Rao

Last updated on: November 02, 2020 11:01 am

Pentasa 500mg Tablet PR

Uses of Pentasa 500mg Tablet PR

Pentasa 500mg Tablet PR is used for the treatment or prevention of the following disease(s):

Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Including Ulcerative Colitis, Inflamed Anus or Rectum, Maintain Remission in Crohn’s Disease

Side effects of Pentasa 500mg Tablet PR

The most common side effects of Pentasa 500mg Tablet PR are – Fever, Sore Throat or Other Flu Symptoms, Constipation, Headache or Dizziness, Mild Nausea, Vomiting, Stomach Cramps, Diarrhea, Gas, Tired Feeling, Skin Rash

These side effects can usually occur in patients. However, these are only indicative and not all patients will experience them.

Precautions while using Pentasa 500mg Tablet PR

Do not use Pentasa 500mg Tablet PR if you are allergic to – Mesalazine/Mesalamine

If you have heart disease, liver or kidney disease, drug or alcohol addiction, consult your doctor before using Pentasa 500mg Tablet PR.

If you are allergic to any medicine or food, consult your doctor before using this medicine.

Use this medicine under the supervision of your doctor.

To avoid an adverse reaction, consult your doctor if you are already taking other medicines.

How Pentasa 500mg Tablet PR works

Pentasa 500mg Tablet PR contains – Mesalazine/Mesalamine

Mesalazine acts locally on colonic mucosa and reduces inflammation through a variety of anti-inflammatory processes.

Dosage of Pentasa 500mg Tablet PR

The dosage of Pentasa 500mg Tablet PR depends on many factors such as the patient age, health, medical condition or history of the patient and many other conditions.

Please use this medicine as prescribed by your doctor.

Overdose of Pentasa 500mg Tablet PR

If you forget to take a dose of Pentasa 500mg Tablet PR, do not take two doses at the same time, there is a risk of overdose.

If you notice any unusual reaction in your body after taking this medicine, contact your doctor immediately or call your local medical emergency number.

Precautions & Warnings

Alcohol

Information will be added soon.

Pregnancy

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Breastfeeding

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Driving

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Kidney

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Liver

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Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.

Rowasa 500mg Pellets  ( Abbott India Ltd. )

20.00  500 mg in 1 sachet Tablets Strip

Interaction

Information will be added soon.

About Reviewer

Dr. Naresh Dang is an MD in Internal Medicine. He has special interest in the field of Diabetes, and has over two decades of professional experience in his chosen field of specialty. Dr. Dang is an expert in the managememnt of Diabetes, Hypertension and Lipids. He also provides consultation for Life Style Management.

About Author

Sonu Kumar is a registered pharmacist with Bihar State Pharmacy Council with over 6 months experience. He is a medicine content contributor at Zotezo.

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