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Mesalazine

In some countries, this medicine may only be approved for veterinary use.

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Scheme

Rec.INN

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

A07EC02

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0000089-57-6

Chemical Formula

C7-H7-N-O3

Molecular Weight

153

Therapeutic Categories

Anti-inflammatory agent

Drug acting on the gastrointestinal system

Chemical Names

5-Aminosalicylic acid (WHO)

Benzoic acid, 5-amino-2-hydroxy-

Foreign Names

Generic Names

  • Mesalamine (OS: USAN)
  • Mesalazina (OS: DCIT)
  • Mesalazine (OS: BAN, JAN)
  • Mésalazine (OS: DCF)
  • 5-ASA (IS)
  • Acidum metaminosalicylicum (IS)
  • Fisalamine (IS)
  • MAS (IS)
  • Mesalamine (PH: USP 37)
  • Mesalazine (PH: BP 2015, Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Mesalazinum (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)

Brand Names

  • 5 ASA
    Dominguez, Argentina
  • 5 XR
    Ariston, Argentina
  • 5-ASA
    Slaviamed, Bosnia & Herzegowina; Slaviamed, Serbia
  • Anjiesha
    Topsun Dongsheng Pharmaceutical, China
  • Apriso
    Salix, United States
  • Asacol
    2care4, Norway; Baxter, New Zealand; Eczacibasi, Turkey; Equity, South Africa; Faran Laboratories, Greece; Farmagon, Norway; Getz, Pakistan; Giuliani, Italy; Haupt Pharma Wulfing, Lebanon; Lek, Serbia; Lek, Slovenia; Medimport, Czech Republic; Nycomed, Lithuania; Orifarm, Norway; P & D, Malta; Sandoz, Croatia (Hrvatska); Sanofi-Aventis, Switzerland; Takeda, Mexico; Takeda, Netherlands; Takeda Global Research & Development Center, Inc., Latvia; Tillotts, Norway; Tillotts Pharma, Germany; Tillotts Pharma, Estonia; Tillotts Pharma, Finland; Tillotts Pharma, Hong Kong; Tillotts Pharma, Israel; Tillotts Pharma, Iceland; Tillotts Pharma, Poland; Tillotts Pharma, Sweden; Tillotts Pharma, Singapore; Tillotts Pharma, Taiwan; Tilotts Pharma, Lebanon; Vitória, Portugal; Warner Chilcott, Canada; Warner Chilcott, United Kingdom; Warner Chilcott, United States; Win Medicare, India; Wulfing Pharma, Oman; Zeria Shinyaku, Japan
  • Asacol (veterinary use)
    Medimport, Czech Republic
  • Asacol HD
    Warner Chilcott, United States
  • Asacolon
    Tillotts Pharma, Ireland
  • Asalazine
    Farmellas Enterprises, Greece
  • Asalex
    Chiesi Farmaceutici, Italy
  • Asalit
    Merck, Brazil
  • Asamax
    Astellas, Italy; Astellas, Netherlands; Astellas Pharma, Poland; bioCSL, New Zealand
  • Asavixin
    Rottapharm, Italy
  • Asazine
    Tillotts Pharma, Switzerland
  • Bufexan
    Nova Argentia, Argentina
  • Canasa
    Axcan, United States; Biopas, Colombia
  • Cinkasa
    Opalia, Tunisia
  • Claversal
    Faes, Spain; Merck, Austria; Recordati, Germany; Takeda, Portugal; Teofarma, Italy; Tramedico, Belgium
  • Colasa
    Excelsior, Taiwan
  • Colitan
    GlaxoSmithKline, Poland
  • Colitofalk
    Dr. Falk, Belgium
  • Crohnax
    Farmina, Poland
  • Cronezil
    Vianex, Greece
  • Croxalan
    HLB Pharma, Chile
  • Ectospasmol
    Alapis Pharma, Greece
  • Enteraproct
    Crinos, Italy
  • Enterasin
    Crinos, Italy
  • Etiasa
    Ethypharm, China; Novartis, India
  • Exotran
    Beta, Argentina
  • Favorat
    Chrispa, Greece
  • Fivasa
    Norgine, France; Norgine, Tunisia
  • Genalamine
    Genovate, Taiwan
  • Ipocol
    P & D, Malta; Sandoz, United Kingdom; Sandoz, Malta
  • Laboxantryl
    Chrispa, Greece
  • Lazar
    Buffington's, Mexico
  • Lextrasa
    GB Pharma, Italy
  • Lialda
    Shire, United States
  • Lixacol
    Faes, Spain
  • Mesaclon
    Yung Shin, Taiwan
  • Mesacol
    Sun, Russian Federation; Sun Pharma, Thailand
  • Mesacron
    ABL Pharma, Peru
  • Mesaflor
    So.Se. Pharm, Italy
  • Mesagin
    Kleva, Greece
  • Mesalazin Replekfarm
    ReplekFarm, Bosnia & Herzegowina
  • Mesalazin Unipharm
    Unipharm, Bulgaria
  • Mesalazina Aurobindo
    Aurobindo, Italy
  • Mesalazina Dorom
    Dorom, Italy
  • Mesalazina Duo
    Sofar, Romania
  • Mesalazina Humax
    Humax Pharmaceutical, Colombia
  • Mesalazina Mylan
    Mylan, Italy
  • Mesalazina ratiopharm
    ratiopharm Italia, Italy
  • Mesalazina Sandoz
    Sandoz, Italy
  • Mesalazine Actavis
    Actavis, Netherlands
  • Mesalazine Actavis EC
    Actavis, Netherlands
  • Mesalazine Daiko Seiyaku
    Daiko Seiyaku, Japan
  • Mesalazine Disphar
    Disphar, Netherlands
  • Mesalazine Fuji Yakuhin
    Fuji Yakuhin, Japan
  • Mesalazine IPS
    IPS, Belgium
  • Mesalazine Kobayashi Kako
    Kobayashi Kako, Japan
  • Mesalazine Mylan
    Mylan Seiyaku, Japan
  • Mesalazine Nihon Generic
    Nihon Generic, Japan
  • Mesalazine Nihon Yakuhin Kogyo
    Nihon Yakuhin Kogyo, Japan
  • Mesalazine Nippon Chemiphar
    Nippon Chemiphar, Japan
  • Mesalazine PCH
    Pharmachemie, Netherlands
  • Mesalazine Pharmathen
    Pharmathen, Greece
  • Mesalazine Sandoz
    Sandoz, Netherlands
  • Mesalazine Sandoz EC
    Sandoz, Netherlands
  • Mesalazine Shiono
    Shiono Kemikaru, Japan
  • Mesalazine Taiyo
    Taiyo Pharmaceutical, Japan
  • Mesalazine Teva
    Teva, Belgium
  • Mesasal
    GlaxoSmithKline, Australia; GlaxoSmithKline, Canada; Sanofi, Sweden; Sanofi-Aventis, Denmark; Sanofi-Aventis, Iceland; Sanofi-Aventis, Norway
  • Mesatec
    ADWYA, Tunisia
  • Mesavancol
    Giuliani, Italy; Giuliani, Netherlands
  • Mesax
    Labinco, Colombia
  • Mesren
    P & D, Malta
  • Mezavant
    2care4, Norway; Menarini, Argentina; Pharma Logistics, Belgium; Shire, Australia; Shire, Canada; Shire, Germany; Shire, Denmark; Shire, Estonia; Shire, Spain; Shire, United Kingdom; Shire, Greece; Shire, Malta; Shire, Netherlands; Shire, Norway; Shire, Poland; Shire Human Genetic Therapies AB, Portugal; SOBI, Sweden; Swedish Orphan Biovitrum, Finland
  • Midodrine
    Pharos, Indonesia
  • Octasa
    Tillotts Pharma, United Kingdom
  • Pentacol
    Sofar, Italy; Sofar, Malta
  • Pentasa
    Biopas, Colombia; Ferring, Argentina; Ferring, Australia; Ferring, Bosnia & Herzegowina; Ferring, Belgium; Ferring, Bulgaria; Ferring, Canada; Ferring, Switzerland; Ferring, China; Ferring, Czech Republic; Ferring, Germany; Ferring, Denmark; Ferring, Estonia; Ferring, Spain; Ferring, Finland; Ferring, France; Ferring, United Kingdom; Ferring, Georgia; Ferring, Hong Kong; Ferring, Hungary; Ferring, Ireland; Ferring, Israel; Ferring, Iceland; Ferring, Italy; Ferring, South Korea; Ferring, Lithuania; Ferring, Latvia; Ferring, Malta; Ferring, Mexico; Ferring, Malaysia; Ferring, Netherlands; Ferring, Oman; Ferring, Philippines; Ferring, Poland; Ferring, Portugal; Ferring, Romania; Ferring, Serbia; Ferring, Sweden; Ferring, Singapore; Ferring, Slovenia; Ferring, Slovakia; Ferring, Thailand; Ferring, Tunisia; Ferring, Turkey; Ferring, Taiwan; Ferring, South Africa; Ferring Arzneimittel, Austria; Ferring Legemidler AS, Norway; Gynopharm, Chile; Kyorin Pharmaceutical, Japan; Laboratórios Ferring, Brazil; P & D, Malta; Pharbil Pharma, Lebanon; Pharbil Waltrop, Georgia; Pharmaco, New Zealand; PharmaSwiss, Croatia (Hrvatska); png Gerolymatos, Greece; Quilab, Peru; Shire, United States
  • Pentasa Prolonged Release
    Pharmaco, New Zealand
  • Pentasa retard
    Ferring Arzneimittel, Austria
  • Proctasacol
    Giuliani, Italy
  • Rafassal
    Rafa, Israel
  • Rectocalm
    Sanitas, Argentina
  • Rowasa
    Abbott, France; Abbott, Tunisia; Alaven, United States
  • Salazine
    Johnson, Taiwan
  • Salofalk
    Aptalis, Canada; ARIS, Turkey; Biotoscana, Argentina; Biotoscana, Chile; Biotoscana, Colombia; Biotoscana, Peru; Darya-Varia/Dr Falk, Indonesia; Dr Falk, Spain; Dr Falk, Hong Kong; Dr. Falk, United Kingdom; Dr. Falk, Hungary; Dr. Falk, Netherlands; Dr. Falk, Norway; Dr. Falk, Portugal; Dr. Falk Pharma, Bulgaria; Dr. Falk Pharma, Czech Republic; Dr. Falk Pharma, Estonia; Dr. Falk Pharma, Serbia; Falk, Bosnia & Herzegowina; Falk, China; Falk, Georgia; Falk, Ireland; Falk, Malta; Falk, Malaysia; Falk, Philippines; Falk, Poland; Falk, Romania; Falk, Slovakia; Falk Pharma, Lebanon; Falk Pharma GmbH, Latvia; Galenica, Greece; Invida, Thailand; Meda, Denmark; Meda, Sweden; Merck, Austria; Orphan, Australia; Salus, Slovenia; Vifor, Switzerland; Würth, Croatia (Hrvatska); Dr. Falk, Lithuania
  • Salofalk GR
    Zydus Cadila, India
  • Saloflak
    Farmasa, Mexico
  • Sekena
    Duncan, Argentina
  • sfRowasa
    Alaven, United States
  • Sulimax
    Garmisch, Colombia
  • Suprimal
    Eurostaga, Ecuador; Temis Lostalo, Argentina
  • Teva-5 ASA
    Teva Canada, Canada
  • Tidocol
    Torrent, Vietnam
  • Xalazin
    Astellas, Hungary
  • Xalazina
    HLB Pharma, Argentina
  • Yolecol
    Takeda, Argentina

International Drug Name Search

Glossary

TermDefinition
BANBritish Approved Name
DCFDénomination Commune Française
DCITDenominazione Comune Italiana
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name
WHOWorld Health Organization

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