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Mesalazine

In some countries, this medicine may only be approved for veterinary use.

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Scheme

Rec.INN

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

A07EC02

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0000089-57-6

Chemical Formula

C7-H7-N-O3

Molecular Weight

153

Therapeutic Categories

Anti-inflammatory agent

Drug acting on the gastrointestinal system

Chemical Names

5-Aminosalicylic acid (WHO)

Benzoic acid, 5-amino-2-hydroxy-

Foreign Names

Generic Names

  • Mesalamine (OS: USAN)
  • Mesalazina (OS: DCIT)
  • Mesalazine (OS: BAN, JAN)
  • Mésalazine (OS: DCF)
  • 5-ASA (IS)
  • Acidum metaminosalicylicum (IS)
  • Fisalamine (IS)
  • MAS (IS)
  • Mesalamine (PH: USP 38)
  • Mesalazine (PH: BP 2016, Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Mesalazinum (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)

Brand Names

  • 5 ASA
    Dominguez, Argentina
  • 5 XR
    Ariston, Argentina
  • 5-ASA
    Slaviamed, Bosnia & Herzegowina; Slaviamed, Serbia
  • Anjiesha
    Topsun Dongsheng Pharmaceutical, China
  • Apriso
    Salix, United States
  • Asacol
    2care4, Norway; Actavis Specialty Pharmaceuticals, Canada; Baxter, New Zealand; Eczacibasi, Turkey; Equity, South Africa; Faran Laboratories, Greece; Farmagon, Norway; Getz, Pakistan; Giuliani, Italy; Haupt Pharma Wulfing, Lebanon; Lek, Serbia; Medimport, Czech Republic; Nycomed, Lithuania; Orifarm, Norway; P & D, Malta; Sandoz, Croatia (Hrvatska); Sanofi-Aventis, Switzerland; Takeda, Latvia; Takeda, Netherlands; Takeda México, Mexico; Tillotts, Norway; Tillotts Pharma, Germany; Tillotts Pharma, Estonia; Tillotts Pharma, Finland; Tillotts Pharma, Hong Kong; Tillotts Pharma, Israel; Tillotts Pharma, Iceland; Tillotts Pharma, Poland; Tillotts Pharma, Sweden; Tillotts Pharma, Taiwan; Tilotts Pharma, Lebanon; Varnavas, Cyprus; Vitória, Portugal; Warner Chilcott, United States; Warner Chilcott UK, United Kingdom; Win Medicare, India; Wulfing Pharma, Oman; Central Procurement & Supplies Unit, Malta; Tillott Ph, Egypt; Zeria Shinyaku, Japan
  • Asacol (veterinary use)
    Medimport, Czech Republic
  • Asacol HD
    Warner Chilcott, United States
  • Asacolon
    Tillotts Pharma, Ireland
  • Asalazine
    Farmellas Enterprises, Greece
  • Asalex
    Chiesi Farmaceutici, Italy
  • Asalit
    Merck, Brazil
  • Asamax
    Astellas, Italy; Astellas Pharma, Poland; bioCSL, New Zealand
  • Asavixin
    Rottapharm, Italy
  • Asazine
    Tillotts Pharma, Switzerland
  • Bufexan
    Nova Argentia, Argentina
  • Canasa
    Aptalis, United States
  • Cinkasa
    Opalia, Tunisia
  • Claversal
    Faes, Spain; Faes Farma, Cyprus; Merck, Austria; Recordati, Germany; Teofarma, Italy; Tramedico, Belgium
  • Colasa
    Excelsior, Taiwan
  • Colitofalk
    Dr. Falk, Belgium
  • Crohnax
    Farmina, Poland
  • Cronezil
    Vianex, Greece
  • Croxalan
    HLB Pharma Group Chile, Chile
  • Delzicol
    Warner Chilcott, United States
  • Ectospasmol
    Alapis Pharma, Greece
  • Enteraproct
    Crinos, Italy
  • Enterasin
    Crinos, Italy
  • Etiasa
    Ethypharm, China; Novartis, India
  • Exotran
    Beta, Argentina
  • Favorat
    Chrispa, Greece
  • Fivasa
    Norgine, France; Norgine, Tunisia
  • Genalamine
    Genovate, Taiwan
  • Ipocol
    Sandoz, United Kingdom
  • Laboxantryl
    Chrispa, Greece
  • Lextrasa
    GB Pharma, Italy
  • Lialda
    Shire, United States
  • Lixacol
    Biofabri, Spain
  • Mecolzine
    Pharma Brand Hosting, Chile
  • Melasa
    Zada, Bosnia & Herzegowina
  • Mesaclon
    Yung Shin, Taiwan
  • Mesacron
    ABL Pharma, Peru
  • Mesaflor
    So.Se. Pharm, Italy
  • Mesagin
    Kleva, Greece
  • Mesagran
    Dr. Falk Pharma, Austria
  • Mesalazin Replekfarm
    ReplekFarm, Bosnia & Herzegowina
  • Mesalazin Unipharm
    Unipharm, Bulgaria
  • Mesalazina Aurobindo
    Aurobindo, Italy
  • Mesalazina Dorom
    Dorom, Italy
  • Mesalazina Duo
    Sofar, Romania
  • Mesalazina Humax
    Humax Pharmaceutical, Colombia
  • Mesalazina Mylan Generics
    Mylan, Italy
  • Mesalazina Sandoz
    Sandoz, Italy
  • Mesalazine 50% AKP
    Kobayashi Kako, Japan
  • Mesalazine Actavis
    Actavis, Netherlands
  • Mesalazine Actavis EC
    Actavis, Netherlands
  • Mesalazine AKP
    Kobayashi Kako, Japan
  • Mesalazine Aurobindo
    Aurobindo, Netherlands
  • Mesalazine Chemiphar
    Nippon Chemiphar, Japan
  • Mesalazine Disphar
    Disphar, Netherlands
  • Mesalazine DK
    Daiko Seiyaku, Japan
  • Mesalazine ERC
    Euro Registratie, Netherlands
  • Mesalazine F
    Fuji Seiyaku, Japan
  • Mesalazine Fisher
    Fisher Farma, Netherlands
  • Mesalazine IPS
    IPS, Belgium
  • Mesalazine JG
    Nihon Generic, Japan
  • Mesalazine Nichi-iko
    Nichi-Iko Pharmaceutical, Japan
  • Mesalazine Nordic
    Nordic Pharma, Netherlands
  • Mesalazine NP
    Nipro, Japan
  • Mesalazine PCH
    Pharmachemie, Netherlands
  • Mesalazine Pharmathen
    Pharmathen, Greece
  • Mesalazine Sandoz
    Sandoz, Netherlands
  • Mesalazine Sandoz EC
    Sandoz, Netherlands
  • Mesalazine Sawai
    Nihon Yakuhin Kogyo, Japan
  • Mesalazine SN
    Shiono Kemikaru, Japan
  • Mesalazine Taiyo
    Teva Seiyaku, Japan
  • Mesalazine Teva
    Teva, Belgium
  • Mesalazine Towa
    Towa Yakuhin, Japan
  • Mesasal
    GlaxoSmithKline, Australia; GlaxoSmithKline, Canada; Sanofi, Sweden; Sanofi-Aventis, Denmark; Sanofi-Aventis, Iceland; Sanofi-Aventis, Norway
  • Mesatec
    ADWYA, Tunisia
  • Mesavancol
    Giuliani, Netherlands; Takeda, Italy
  • Mesax
    Laboratorios Andromaco, Chile
  • Mesazin
    SF Group, Italy
  • Mesilax Humax
    Humax Pharmaceutical, Colombia
  • Mezavant
    2care4, Norway; Menarini, Argentina; Pharma Logistics, Belgium; Shire, Australia; Shire, Canada; Shire, Germany; Shire, Denmark; Shire, Estonia; Shire, Spain; Shire, Greece; Shire, Malta; Shire, Netherlands; Shire, Norway; Shire, Poland; Shire Human Genetic Therapies, Austria; Shire Human Genetic Therapies AB, Portugal; Shire Sweden, Sweden
  • Mezavant XL
    Shire Pharmaceuticals, United Kingdom; Shire Pharmaceuticals Ireland, Ireland
  • Midodrine
    Pharos, Indonesia
  • Octasa
    Cherubino, Malta; Glenmark, Malta; Tillotts Pharma UK, United Kingdom
  • Pentacol
    Sofar, Italy; Sofar, Malta
  • Pentasa
    Biopas, Colombia; BModesto, Netherlands; Clinres, Croatia (Hrvatska); Eureco-Pharma, Netherlands; Euro Registratie, Netherlands; Ferring, Argentina; Ferring, Australia; Ferring, Bosnia & Herzegowina; Ferring, Belgium; Ferring, Bulgaria; Ferring, Canada; Ferring, Switzerland; Ferring, China; Ferring, Czech Republic; Ferring, Germany; Ferring, Egypt; Ferring, Spain; Ferring, Finland; Ferring, France; Ferring, Georgia; Ferring, Hong Kong; Ferring, Hungary; Ferring, Ireland; Ferring, Israel; Ferring, Iceland; Ferring, Italy; Ferring, Lithuania; Ferring, Latvia; Ferring, Malta; Ferring, Mexico; Ferring, Malaysia; Ferring, Netherlands; Ferring, Oman; Ferring, Philippines; Ferring, Poland; Ferring, Portugal; Ferring, Romania; Ferring, Serbia; Ferring, Sweden; Ferring, Slovakia; Ferring, Thailand; Ferring, Tunisia; Ferring, Turkey; Ferring, Taiwan; Ferring, South Africa; Ferring Arzneimittel, Austria; Ferring GmbH, Estonia; Ferring Legemidler AS, Norway; Ferring Pharmaceuticals, Denmark; Ferring Pharmaceuticals, United Kingdom; Ferring Pharmaceuticals, Singapore; Fisher Farma, Netherlands; Kyorin Pharmaceutical, Japan; Laboratórios Ferring, Brazil; Medcor, Netherlands; NL Pharma, Netherlands; P & D, Malta; Pharbil Pharma, Lebanon; Pharbil Waltrop, Georgia; Pharmaco, New Zealand; png Gerolymatos, Greece; Quilab, Peru; Shire, United States
  • Pentasa Prolonged Release
    Pharmaco, New Zealand
  • Pentasa retard
    Ferring Arzneimittel, Austria
  • Pentasa Slow Release
    Ferring, Malta; Ferring, Slovakia
  • Proctasacol
    Zambon, Italy
  • Rafassal
    Rafa, Israel
  • Rectocalm
    Sanitas, Argentina
  • Rowasa
    Abbott, Tunisia; Alaven, United States; Teofarma, France
  • Salazine
    Johnson, Taiwan; Pharaonia, Egypt
  • Salofalk
    A. Menarini, Thailand; Actavis Specialty Pharmaceuticals, Canada; ARIS, Turkey; Biotoscana, Argentina; Biotoscana, Colombia; Biotoscana, Peru; Biotoscana Farma, Chile; Darya-Varia/Dr Falk, Indonesia; Dr Falk, Spain; Dr Falk, Hong Kong; Dr Falk Pharma, Bosnia & Herzegowina; Dr. Falk, Egypt; Dr. Falk, Hungary; Dr. Falk, Netherlands; Dr. Falk, Norway; Dr. Falk, Portugal; Dr. Falk Pharma, Austria; Dr. Falk Pharma, Bulgaria; Dr. Falk Pharma, Czech Republic; Dr. Falk Pharma, Germany; Dr. Falk Pharma, Estonia; Dr. Falk Pharma, Ireland; Dr. Falk Pharma, Poland; Dr. Falk Pharma, Serbia; Dr. Falk Pharma, Slovenia; Dr. Falk Pharma UK, United Kingdom; Euro Registratie, Netherlands; Falk, China; Falk, Georgia; Falk, Malta; Falk, Malaysia; Falk, Philippines; Falk, Romania; Falk, Singapore; Falk, Slovakia; Falk Pharma, Lebanon; Falk Pharma GmbH, Latvia; Galenica, Greece; Losan Pharma, Bosnia & Herzegowina; Meda, Denmark; Meda, Finland; Meda, Sweden; Medcor, Netherlands; Merck, Austria; Orphan, Australia; Orphan, South Africa; Vifor, Bosnia & Herzegowina; Vifor, Switzerland; Würth, Croatia (Hrvatska); Dr. Falk, Lithuania
  • Salofalk GR
    Zydus Cadila, India
  • Saloflak
    Farmasa Schwabe, Mexico
  • Sekena
    Duncan, Argentina
  • sfRowasa
    Alaven, United States
  • Sulimax
    Garmisch, Colombia
  • Suprimal
    Eurostaga, Ecuador; Temis Lostalo, Argentina
  • Teva-5 ASA
    Teva Canada, Canada
  • Tidocol
    Torrent, Vietnam
  • Xalazin
    Astellas, Hungary
  • Xalazina
    HLB Pharma, Argentina
  • Yolecol
    Takeda, Argentina

International Drug Name Search

Glossary

TermDefinition
BANBritish Approved Name
DCFDénomination Commune Française
DCITDenominazione Comune Italiana
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name
WHOWorld Health Organization

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