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Is Mesalamine a type of steroid?

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kaismama 28 Dec 2012

No it is not.

Anonymous 28 Dec 2012


Pentasa (mesalamine) is used in the treatment of ulcerative colitis; crohn's disease, maintenance; crohn's disease; ulcerative colitis, active; inflammatory bowel disease, and belongs to the drug class 5-aminosalicylates.

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dsmythe 8 Jan 2013

Mesalamine does not contain any steroids.

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