Pentasa Rectal Foam

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Generic medications are significantly discounted copies of brand name medication that have the same active ingredients, intended use, dosage, side effects, effects, and route of administration as the original brand name medication. In other words, generic medications have the same pharmacological effects as their brand-name counterparts. Over half of all prescribed medications are for generic medications.

1g Rectal Foam

No generic is available for Pentasa 1g.

Pentasa 1g Rectal Foam
  • Marketed as Salofalk Rectal Foam in United Kingdom
  • Manufactured by Dr. Falk Pharma UK Ltd
  • Product of United Kingdom • Shipped from United Kingdom
  • Prescription Required

No generic is available for Pentasa 1g.

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Please Note: Mesalamine is also known as Mesalazine, 5-Aminosalicyclic Acid, or 5-ASA.

Pentasa Rectal Foam Drug Information

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Pentasa Drug Information

  • Pentasa Rectal Foam Overview

    Mesalamine (also known as 5-aminosalicylic acid) is used to treat certain types of bowel disease (distal ulcerative colitis, proctosigmoiditis, proctitis). It does not cure these conditions, but it may relieve mild-to-moderate pain and decrease the frequency of diarrhea/bloody stools caused by irritation/swelling in the colon/rectum. Mesalamine is an aminosalicylate anti-inflammatory drug. It is believed to work by blocking the production of certain natural chemicals that may cause pain and swelling.

  • How to Use Pentasa Rectal Foam

    Read the Patient Information Leaflet provided by your pharmacist before you start using mesalamine and each time you get a refill. If you have any questions, consult your doctor or pharmacist. Use Pentasa Rectal Foam rectally once daily at bedtime, or as directed by your doctor. Dosage of Pentasa Rectal Foam is based on your medical condition and response to therapy. Visually inspect the contents of the bottle before use. The contents should be off-white to tan in color. A slight darkening of the medication is expected, but any enemas that turn dark brown should be discarded. Pentasa Rectal Foam works best if you have a bowel movement before using it. Shake the bottle well. Holding the bottle at the neck, remove the cover from the applicator tip. Lie on your left side with your right knee bent. Insert the tip of the bottle into the rectum, pointing toward the navel. Gently and steadily squeeze out the entire contents of the bottle. Remove the bottle. Remain in position for 30 minutes. Throw away the empty bottle. Try to keep the medication in the rectum for 8 hours. Pentasa Rectal Foam may stain surfaces that it touches (such as clothing, floor, and counter surfaces). Use Pentasa Rectal Foam regularly in order to get the most benefit from it. To help you remember, use it at the same time each day. Tell your doctor if your condition persists or worsens.

  • Pentasa Rectal Foam Precautions

    Before using Pentasa Rectal Foam, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or to other medications that are broken down into mesalamine (such as balsalazide, sulfasalazine, olsalazine); or to other salicylates (such as aspirin); or if you have any other allergies. Pentasa Rectal Foam may contain inactive ingredients (such as sulfites), which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details. Before using Pentasa Rectal Foam, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history,asthma, kidney problems, liver disease, pancreas problems (pancreatitis), inflammation of the sac around the heart (pericarditis), skin problems (such as atopic dermatitis, eczema). Pentasa Rectal Foam is similar to aspirin. Children and teenagers should not take aspirin or aspirin-related medications (such as salicylates) if they have chickenpox, flu, or any undiagnosed illness, or if they have just been given a live virus vaccine (such as varicella vaccine), without first consulting a doctor about Reye's syndrome, a rare but serious illness. During pregnancy, Pentasa Rectal Foam should be used only when clearly needed. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor. Pentasa Rectal Foam passes into breast milk and may have undesirable effects on a nursing infant. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor before breast-feeding.

  • Pentasa Rectal Foam Misdose

    If you miss a dose of Pentasa Rectal Foam, use it as soon as you remember. If it is near the time of the next dose, skip the missed dose. Use your next dose at the regular time. Do not double the dose to catch up.

  • Pentasa Rectal Foam Interactions

    Drug interactions may change how your medications work or increase your risk for serious side effects. This document does not contain all possible drug interactions. Keep a list of all the products you use (including prescription/nonprescription drugs and herbal products) and share it with your doctor and pharmacist. Do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any medicines without your doctor's approval. Pentasa Rectal Foam may interfere with certain laboratory tests (including urine normetanephrine levels), possibly causing false test results. Make sure laboratory personnel and all your doctors know you use Pentasa Rectal Foam.

  • Pentasa Rectal Foam Side Effects

    What are Pentasa Rectal Foam side effects?

    Side effects are physical, mental or emotional symptoms which occur in addition to or outside of the desired effect of a therapeutic treatment such as an over-the-counter or prescribed drug or medication. Side effects from Pentasa Rectal Foam may occur at the beginning or at the end of treatment and may also depend on the length of time an individual remains on the treatment. Side effects, also known as adverse effects, are generally more likely to occur when starting treatment. Individuals may also experience side effects from Pentasa Rectal Foam as a result of an interaction with other medications.

    Side Effects of Pentasa Rectal Foam

    The side effects of Pentasa Rectal Foam may vary in number and intensity for many different reasons. Factors such as age, weight, gender and ethnicity may influence the side effects of Pentasa Rectal Foam. Also, an individual’s state of general physical health and seriousness of the disease or illness as well as an increase or decrease in dosage may lead to side effects. Further, side effects from Pentasa Rectal Foam may also occur as a result of an interaction with certain herbal supplements, foods or drinks.

    Prescription drug side effects can be serious and may cause patients to stop the treatment. However, when side effects from the use of a prescription drug, such as Pentasa Rectal Foam, do occur a patient should consult their physician. A physician may prescribe an additional treatment in order to control the symptoms or an adjustment in the dosage may be made. In addition, changes to diet, exercise or other lifestyle activities may help to lessen the side effects of Pentasa Rectal Foam.

    By understanding side effects and the factors which may influence the occurrence of side effects patients are empowered to take an active role in their care. Patients who have specific questions about the side effects of Pentasa Rectal Foam, or any other medication, should contact their physician. General information about Pentasa Rectal Foam and the side effects associated with Pentasa Rectal Foam are described in the following:

    Common Pentasa Rectal Foam Side Effects

    Severe

    • colitis

    Less Severe

    • acne vulgaris
    • dizziness
    • skin rash
    • headache disorder
    • flatulence
    • fever

    Less Frequent Pentasa Rectal Foam Side Effects

    Severe

    Less Severe

    • flu-like symptoms
    • nausea
    • diarrhea
    • rectal pain
    • gastritis

    Rare or Very Rare Pentasa Rectal Foam Side Effects

    Severe

    • thrombocytopenic disorder
    • eosinophilia
    • pericarditis
    • alveolitis
    • rectal irritation
    • hepatitis
    • acute pancreatitis
    • nephrotoxicity
    • drug fever
    • severe headache disorder
    • bloody diarrhea
    • abdominal pain with cramps
    • abnormal hepatic function tests
    • hypersensitivity drug reaction
    • pyoderma gangrenosum
    • myocarditis
    • hepatic failure
    • lupus-like syndrome
    • obstructive hyperbilirubinemia
    • Jaundice
    • hepatic necrosis
    • agranulocytosis
    • aplastic anemia
    • Guillain-Barre syndrome
    • myelitis
    • hypersensitivity pneumonitis
    • erythema nodosum
    • gastrointestinal hemorrhage
    • intracranial hypertension
    • Nephrogenic Diabetes Insipidus

    Less Severe

    • hemorrhoids
    • oligospermia
    • female infertility
    • pruritus ani
    • alopecia
    • back pain
    • limb pain
    • periorbital edema
    • constipation
    • Discolored Feces
    • tenesmus
    • urticaria
    • peripheral neuropathy
    • Erythema
    • pruritus of skin
    • psoriasis
  • Pentasa Rectal Foam Storage

    Store at room temperature away from light and moisture. Do not store in the bathroom. Once the foil-wrapped unit of bottles is opened, use all enemas promptly as directed by your physician. Keep all medications away from children and pets. Do not flush medications down the toilet or pour them into a drain unless instructed to do so. Properly discard Pentasa Rectal Foam when it is expired or no longer needed. Consult your pharmacist or local waste disposal company.

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