PENTASA 500 mg Logo (Pentasa 500 mg)
Generic Name: mesalamine
This pill with imprint "PENTASA 500 mg Logo" is Blue, Capsule-shape and has been identified as Pentasa 500 mg. It is supplied by Shire US Inc..
Pentasa is used in the treatment of crohn's disease; ulcerative colitis; crohn's disease, maintenance; ulcerative proctitis; 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
- Labeler / Supplier:
- Shire US Inc.
- Inactive Ingredients:
- castor oil
FD&C Blue No. 1
Note: Inactive ingredients may vary.
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- Drug class: 5-aminosalicylates
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