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Zaldyon Dosage

Generic name: MESALAMINE 800mg
Dosage form: tablet, delayed release

Medically reviewed by Last updated on Dec 13, 2022.

2.1 Important Administration Instructions

  • Do not substitute one ZALDYON 800 mg tablet for two mesalamine delayed-release 400 mg oral products [see Clinical Pharmacology (12.3)].
  • Evaluate renal function prior to initiation of ZALDYON.
  • Take ZALDYON tablets on an empty stomach, at least 1 hour before and 2 hours after a meal [see Clinical Pharmacology (12.3)] .
  • Swallow ZALDYON tablets whole. Do not cut, break or chew the tablets.
  • Drink an adequate amount of fluids [see Warnings and Precautions (5.7)].
  • Intact, partially intact, and/or tablet shells have been reported in the stool; Instruct patients to contact their healthcare provider if this occurs repeatedly.
  • Protect ZALDYON tablets from moisture. Close the container tightly and leave desiccant pouches in the bottle along with the tablets.

Dosage Information

For the treatment of moderately active ulcerative colitis, the recommended dosage of ZALDYON in adults is 1600 mg (two 800 mg tablets) three times daily (total daily dosage of 4.8 grams) for a duration of 6 weeks.

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