PENTASA 500 mg Logo (Pentasa 500 mg)
Generic Name: mesalamine
Pill imprint PENTASA 500 mg Logo has been identified as Pentasa 500 mg.
Pentasa is used in the treatment of ulcerative colitis; crohn's disease; ulcerative colitis, active; crohn's disease, maintenance; inflammatory bowel disease (and more), and belongs to the drug class 5-aminosalicylates. Excluding Asacol and Asacol HD: There is no proven risk in humans during pregnancy. Asacol and Asacol HD: Risk cannot be ruled out during pregnancy. Pentasa 500 mg is not a controlled substance under the Controlled Substance Act (CSA).
- Generic Name:
- PENTASA 500 mg Logo
- 500 mg
- 23.00 mm
- Prescription only
- Drug Class:
- Pregnancy Category:
- B - No proven risk in humans - excluding Asacol and Asacol HD
C - Risk cannot be ruled out - Asacol and Asacol HD
- CSA Schedule:
- Not a controlled drug
- Shire US Inc.
- National Drug Code (NDC):
- Inactive Ingredients:
- castor oil
FD&C Blue No. 1
Note: Inactive ingredients may vary.
More about Pentasa (mesalamine)
- Side Effects
- During Pregnancy or Breastfeeding
- Dosage Information
- Drug Images
- Drug Interactions
- Support Group
- Pricing & Coupons
- En Español
- 48 Reviews – Add your own review/rating
- Pentasa controlled-release capsules
- Pentasa (Advanced Reading)
- Pentasa Rectal (Advanced Reading)
Related treatment guides
Every effort has been made to ensure that the information provided is accurate, up-to-date, and complete, but no guarantee is made to that effect. If you have questions about the drugs you are taking, check with your doctor, nurse or pharmacist.
Copyright 2017 Drugs.com, National Library of Medicine, Truven Health Analytics and Cerner Multum, Inc. All Rights Reserved.