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5-aminosalicylates

What are 5-aminosalicylates

Aminosalicylates are anti-inflammatory agents used to treat inflammatory bowel disease and some forms of arthritis. They work by inhibiting the production of cyclo-oxygenase and prostaglandin, thromboxane synthetase, platelet activating factor synthetase, and interleukin-1 by macrophages so reduces the acute inflammatory response in inflammatory bowel disease.

Production of immunoglobulin by plasma cells is also decreased.

Aminosalicylates are used to treat ulcerative colitis, proctitis and Crohn's disease.

List of 5-aminosalicylates:

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Asacol HD (Pro, More...)
generic name: mesalamine
8 reviews
   
8.3
Canasa (Pro, More...)
generic name: mesalamine
9 reviews
   
8.2
Pentasa (Pro, More...)
generic name: mesalamine
54 reviews
   
7.9
Salofalk (More...)
generic name: mesalamine
7 reviews
   
7.9
Colazal (Pro, More...)
generic name: balsalazide
9 reviews
   
7.6
Delzicol (Pro, More...)
generic name: mesalamine
5 reviews
   
7.5
Lialda (Pro, More...)
generic name: mesalamine
80 reviews
   
7.5
Asacol (Pro, More...)
generic name: mesalamine
50 reviews
   
7.4
Rowasa (Pro, More...)
generic name: mesalamine
6 reviews
   
7.4
Azulfidine EN-tabs (Pro, More...)
generic name: sulfasalazine
0 reviews
   
7.0
Apriso (Pro, More...)
generic name: mesalamine
17 reviews
   
6.0
Sulfazine (More...)
generic name: sulfasalazine
10 reviews
   
5.4
Canasa Pac (More...)
generic name: mesalamine
1 review
   
5.0
Azulfidine (Pro, More...)
generic name: sulfasalazine
2 reviews
   
3.0
Dipentum (Pro, More...)
generic name: olsalazine
0 reviewsAdd rating
Giazo (Pro, More...)
generic name: balsalazide
0 reviewsAdd rating
Mesasal Enteric Coated (More...)
generic name: mesalamine
0 reviewsAdd rating
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