Is it an antibiotic and does it have effect on normal flora and why patient should avoid sun light when taken it
19 Sep 2010
Mesalazine (also known as Mesalamine) is a bowel specific anti-inflammatory drug used to treat inflammation of the digestive tract ulcerative colitis and mild-to-moderate Crohn's disease.
It is not an antibiotic and does not affect normal intestinal flora.
There is no need to avoid sunlight while taking Mesalazine - check with your pharmacist.
For more information see: http://www.drugs.com/mtm/mesalamine.html
- Mesalamine Information for Consumers
- Mesalamine Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Mesalamine (detailed)
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