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Mesalazine

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

Drug acting on the gastrointestinal system

Anti-inflammatory agent

Chemical Names

5-Aminosalicylic acid (WHO)

Benzoic acid, 5-amino-2-hydroxy-

Foreign Names

  • Mesalazinum (Latin)
  • Mesalazin (German)
  • Mésalazine (French)
  • Mesalazina (Spanish)

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)
  • Mesalazine (PH: BP 2018, Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Mesalazinum (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)

Brand Names

  • 5 ASA 1000
    Dominguez, Argentina
  • 5 ASA 400
    Dominguez, Argentina
  • 5 ASA 500
    Dominguez, Argentina
  • 5 ASA 800
    Dominguez, Argentina
  • 5 XR 500
    Ariston, Argentina
  • 5A
    Wallace, India
  • 5-ASA
    Slaviamed, Bosnia & Herzegowina; Slaviamed, Serbia
  • 5-ASA 400
    MLT Pharma, Paraguay
  • Anjiesha
    Topsun Pharmaceutical, China
  • Apriso
    Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, United States
  • Asacol
    2care4, Norway; Equity, South Africa; Farmagon, Norway; Getz, Pakistan; Giuliani, Italy; Haupt Pharma Wulfing, Lebanon; Orifarm, Norway; P & D, Malta; Sandoz, Serbia; Takeda, Latvia; Takeda México, Mexico; Takeda Nederland, Netherlands; Tillotts, Kuwait; Tillotts, Lithuania; Tillotts, Norway; Tillotts Pharma, Czech Republic; Tillotts Pharma, Denmark; Tillotts Pharma, Estonia; Tillotts Pharma, Finland; Tillotts Pharma, Hong Kong; Tillotts Pharma, Iceland; Tillotts Pharma, Sweden; Tillotts Pharma, Taiwan; Tilotts Pharma, Lebanon; Varnavas, Cyprus; Vitória, Portugal; Warner Chilcott, Canada; Win Medicare, India; Wülfing, Mexico; Wulfing Pharma, Oman; Allergan, United Kingdom; Angelini Pharma, Greece; Biofabri, Spain; Central Procurement & Supplies Unit, Malta; Emerge Health, Australia; Emerge Health, New Zealand; Tillott Ph, Egypt; Tillotts Pharma, Slovenia; Zeria Shinyaku, Japan
  • Asacol 250mg
    Allergan, United Kingdom
  • Asacol 2g
    Sanofi-Aventis, Switzerland
  • Asacol 4 gr/100 ml
    Eczacibasi, Turkey
  • Asacol 400
    Tillotts Pharma, Israel
  • Asacol 400mg
    Sanofi-Aventis, Switzerland; Tillotts Pharma, Germany
  • Asacol 400mg MR
    Allergan, United Kingdom
  • Asacol 4g
    Sanofi-Aventis, Switzerland
  • Asacol 500mg
    Allergan, United Kingdom; Eczacibasi Rhône-Poulenc, Turkey
  • Asacol 800
    Tillotts Pharma, Israel
  • Asacol 800mg
    Eczacibasi Rhône-Poulenc, Turkey; Sanofi-Aventis, Switzerland; Tillotts Pharma, Germany
  • Asacol 800mg MR
    Allergan, United Kingdom
  • Asacol HD
    Warner Chilcott, United States
  • Asacolon
    Tillotts Pharma, Ireland
  • Asalazine
    Farmellas Enterprises, Greece
  • Asalex
    Chiesi Farmaceutici, Italy
  • Asalit
    Merck, Brazil
  • Asamax
    Astellas, Italy; Seqirus, New Zealand
  • Asamax 250
    Astellas Pharma, Poland
  • Asamax 500
    Astellas Pharma, Poland
  • Asavixin
    Rottapharm, Italy
  • Asazine 400mg
    Tillotts Pharma, Switzerland
  • Asazine 500mg
    Tillotts Pharma, Switzerland
  • Asazine 800mg
    Tillotts Pharma, Switzerland
  • Canasa
    Forest, United States
  • Chron-ASA 5
    Sigma Pharma Nature's Plus Farm. Ltda., Brazil
  • Cinkasa
    Opalia, Tunisia
  • Claversal
    Faes, Spain; Teofarma, Italy; Tramedico, Belgium
  • Claversal 1,5g
    Recordati, Germany
  • Claversal 1g
    Recordati, Germany
  • Claversal 250mg
    Merck, Austria; Recordati, Germany
  • Claversal 4g
    Recordati, Germany
  • Claversal 500mg
    Merck, Austria; Recordati, Germany
  • Claversal EC
    Faes Farma, Cyprus
  • Claversal-250
    Tramedico, Luxembourg
  • Claversal-500
    Tramedico, Luxembourg
  • Colasa
    Excelsior, Taiwan
  • Colitofalk
    Dr. Falk Pharma Benelux, Belgium
  • Colitofalk-1
    Falk, Luxembourg
  • Colitofalk-1.5
    Falk, Luxembourg
  • Colitofalk-250
    Falk, Luxembourg
  • Colitofalk-2g/60g
    Falk, Luxembourg
  • Colitofalk-3
    Falk, Luxembourg
  • Colitofalk-4g/60g
    Falk, Luxembourg
  • Colitofalk-500
    Falk, Luxembourg
  • Coltab
    Ferroza, Pakistan
  • Colzine
    Paramount, Pakistan
  • Conductasa
    Casasco, Argentina
  • Crohnax
    Farmina, Poland
  • Croxalan
    HLB Pharma Group Chile, Chile
  • Delzicol
    APIL, United States
  • Elmes
    Elder, India
  • Enteraproct
    Crinos, Italy
  • Enterasin
    Crinos, Italy
  • Etiasa
    Novartis, India; Shanghai Ethypharm Pharmaceutical Co Ltd, China
  • Exotran
    Beta, Argentina
  • Fivasa
    Tillotts Pharma, France
  • Genalamine
    Genovate, Taiwan
  • Lextrasa
    GB Pharma, Italy
  • Lialda
    Shire, United States
  • Lixacol
    Biofabri, Spain
  • Masalaz
    Perulab, Peru
  • Mecolzine
    Cherubino, Malta; Pharma Brand Hosting, Chile
  • Melizina
    Farmaser, Colombia
  • Mesaclon
    Yung Shin, Taiwan
  • Mesacol
    Sun, Bangladesh; Sun, India; Takeda, Brazil
  • Mesacol MMX
    Takeda, Brazil
  • Mesacron
    Eticos, Paraguay
  • Mesacron 4
    Celsius, Uruguay
  • Mesacron 500
    Celsius, Uruguay
  • Mesaflor
    So.Se. Pharm, Italy
  • Mesagran 1000 mg
    Dr. Falk Pharma, Austria
  • Mesagran 1500 mg
    Dr. Falk Pharma, Austria
  • Mesagran 3000 mg
    Dr. Falk Pharma, Austria
  • Mesalamine
    G & W, United States; Mylan, United States; Perrigo, United States; Sandoz, United States; Zydus Pharma, United States
  • Mesalazin
    Replek Farm, Bosnia & Herzegowina
  • Mesalazin Replekfarm
    Replek, Macedonia
  • Mesalazin Unipharm
    Unipharm, Bulgaria
  • Mesalazina
    Humax, Colombia
  • Mesalazina Aurobindo
    Aurobindo, Italy
  • Mesalazina Dorom
    Dorom, Italy
  • Mesalazina EMS
    EMS, Brazil
  • Mesalazina Farmagen
    Farmagen, Italy
  • Mesalazina Gen.Germed
    Genéric.Germed, Brazil
  • Mesalazina Gen.Legrand
    Genéric.Legrand, Brazil
  • Mesalazina Mylan Generics
    Mylan, Italy
  • Mesalazina Neo Quimica
    Neo Química, Brazil
  • Mesalazina Pharma Arte
    Pharma Arte, Paraguay
  • Mesalazina Pliva
    Farmagen, Italy
  • Mesalazina ratiopharm
    ratiopharm Italia, Italy
  • Mesalazina Sandoz
    Sandoz, Italy
  • Mesalazina Sofafarm
    Sofafarm, Romania
  • Mesalazina Tad
    Aurobindo, Italy
  • Mesalazine 50% AKP
    Kobayashi Kako, Japan
  • Mesalazine AKP
    Kobayashi Kako, Japan
  • Mesalazine Aurobindo
    Aurobindo, Netherlands
  • Mesalazine Chemiphar
    Nippon Chemiphar, Japan
  • Mesalazine Disphar
    Disphar International, Netherlands
  • Mesalazine DK
    Daiko Seiyaku, Japan
  • Mesalazine ERC
    Euro Registratie, Netherlands
  • Mesalazine F
    Fuji Seiyaku, Japan
  • Mesalazine IPS
    IPS Belgium, Belgium
  • Mesalazine JG
    Nihon Generic, Japan
  • Mesalazine Nichi-iko
    Nichi-Iko Pharmaceutical, Japan
  • Mesalazine Nordic
    Nordic Pharma, Netherlands
  • Mesalazine NP
    Nipro, Japan
  • 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 Nederland, Netherlands; Teva Pharma Belgium, Belgium
  • Mesalazine Towa
    Towa Yakuhin, Japan
  • Mesalzin
    Dispert, Uruguay
  • Mesasal
    Aspen Pharmacare, Australia; Sanofi, Denmark; Sanofi, Sweden; Sanofi-Aventis, Iceland; Sanofi-Aventis, Norway
  • Mesatec
    ADWYA, Tunisia
  • Mesavancol
    Giuliani, Netherlands
  • Mesax
    Labinco, Colombia; Laboratorios Andromaco, Chile
  • Mesazina
    Takeda, Colombia
  • Mesilax Humax
    Humax, Colombia
  • Mezavant
    2care4, Norway; Bago, Argentina; Medcor Pharmaceuticals, Netherlands; Pharma Logistics, Belgium; Shire, Australia; Shire, Spain; Shire, Malta; Shire, Norway; Shire, Poland; Shire Denmark, Denmark; Shire Deutschland, Germany; Shire International Licensing, Netherlands; Shire Pharma, Canada; Shire Pharmaceuticals Ireland Ltd, Greece; Shire Sweden, Sweden
  • Mezavant 1.2g
    Shire, Switzerland
  • Mezavant 1200mg
    Cosmo, Israel; Shire Human Genetic Therapies, Austria
  • Mezavant GR PR
    Shire Pharmaceutical, Cyprus
  • Mezavant XL
    Shire Pharmaceuticals Ireland, Ireland
  • Mezavant XL PR
    Shire Pharmaceuticals, United Kingdom
  • Midodrine
    Pharos, Indonesia
  • Numal
    Pharma Roy, Peru
  • Octasa
    Central Procurement & Supplies Unit, Malta; Cherubino, Malta; Pharmachemic Trading Agency, Malta; Tillotts Pharma, Malta; Tillotts Pharma UK, United Kingdom
  • Pentacol
    Sofar, Italy; Sofar, Malta
  • Pentasa
    Biopas, Peru; BModesto, Netherlands; Clinres, Croatia (Hrvatska); Euro Registratie, Netherlands; Ferring, Argentina; Ferring, Australia; Ferring, Bosnia & Herzegowina; Ferring, Belgium; Ferring, Bulgaria; Ferring, Brazil; Ferring, Canada; Ferring, China; Ferring, Czech Republic; Ferring, Denmark; Ferring, Egypt; Ferring, Spain; Ferring, Finland; Ferring, France; Ferring, Georgia; Ferring, Greece; Ferring, Hong Kong; Ferring, Ireland; Ferring, Israel; Ferring, Iceland; Ferring, Italy; Ferring, Kuwait; Ferring, Lithuania; Ferring, Latvia; Ferring, Malta; Ferring, Mexico; Ferring, Malaysia; Ferring, Netherlands; Ferring, Norway; Ferring, Oman; Ferring, Philippines; Ferring, Poland; Ferring, Portugal; Ferring, Serbia; Ferring, Sweden; Ferring, Slovakia; Ferring, Thailand; Ferring, Tunisia; Ferring, Tunisia; Ferring, Turkey; Ferring, Taiwan; Ferring, South Africa; Ferring Arzneimittel, Austria; Ferring Arzneimittel, Romania; Ferring Hellas Mepe, Cyprus; Ferring Pharmaceuticals, United Kingdom; Ferring Pharmaceuticals, Singapore; Ferring Pharmaceuticals, Vietnam; Globalex, Estonia; Kyorin Pharmaceutical, Japan; Medcor Pharmaceuticals, Netherlands; Orifarm, Netherlands; Pharbil Pharma, Lebanon; Pharmaco, New Zealand; Shire, United States
  • Pentasa 1 g
    Ferring, Hungary
  • Pentasa 1 g retard
    Ferring, Hungary
  • Pentasa 1000mg
    Ferring, Germany; Ferring, Luxembourg
  • Pentasa 10mg/ml
    Ferring, Luxembourg
  • Pentasa 1g
    Ferring, Switzerland; Ferring Arzneimittel, Austria
  • Pentasa 2 g retard
    Ferring, Hungary
  • Pentasa 2000mg
    Ferring, Luxembourg
  • Pentasa 2g
    Ferring, Switzerland
  • Pentasa 4 g retard
    Ferring, Hungary
  • Pentasa 500mg
    Ferring, Switzerland; Ferring, Germany; Ferring, Luxembourg
  • Pentasa Mesalazine
    Central Procurement & Supplies Unit, Malta; Ferring, Malta
  • Pentasa Prolonged Release
    Ferring Pharmaceuticals, United Kingdom; Pharmaco, New Zealand
  • Pentasa retard 1 g
    Ferring Arzneimittel, Austria
  • Pentasa retard 2 g
    Ferring Arzneimittel, Austria
  • Pentasa retard 500 mg
    Ferring Arzneimittel, Austria
  • Pentasa Slow Release
    Ferring, Czech Republic; Ferring, Slovakia; Ferring Pharmaceuticals, United Kingdom
  • Pentasa Slow Release 1g
    Ferring, Israel
  • Pentasa Slow Release 2g
    Ferring, Israel
  • Pentasa Slow Release 500mg
    Ferring, Israel
  • Pentasa Xtend
    Ferring, Tunisia
  • Pentasa Xtend 2g
    Ferring, Germany
  • Plimage
    Farmaceutici T.S., Italy
  • Proctasacol
    Giuliani, Italy
  • Rafassal 1.5g
    Dr. Falk, Israel
  • Rafassal 1g
    Rafa, Israel
  • Rafassal 3g
    Dr. Falk, Israel
  • Rafassal 4g
    Rafa, Israel
  • Rafassal 500mg
    Rafa, Israel
  • Resna
    Lukoll, Peru
  • Rowasa
    Abbott, Tunisia; Mylan, United States; Teofarma, France
  • Salazine
    Johnson, Taiwan; Pharaonia, Egypt
  • Salofalk
    A. Menarini, Thailand; Aerosol-Service, Russian Federation; Aptalis Pharma Canada Inc., Canada; ARIS, Turkey; Biotoscana, Argentina; Biotoscana, Peru; Biotoscana Farma, Chile; Darya-Varia/Dr Falk, Indonesia; Dr Falk, Spain; Dr Falk, Hong Kong; Dr. Falk, Bulgaria; Dr. Falk, Egypt; Dr. Falk, Lithuania; Dr. Falk, Macedonia; Dr. Falk, Malta; Dr. Falk, Norway; Dr. Falk, Portugal; Dr. Falk Pharma, Czech Republic; Dr. Falk Pharma, Estonia; Dr. Falk Pharma, Ireland; Dr. Falk Pharma, Poland; Dr. Falk Pharma, Serbia; Dr. Falk Pharma, Slovenia; Dr. Falk Pharma Benelux, Netherlands; Dr. Falk Pharma UK, United Kingdom; Euro Registratie, Netherlands; Ewopharma, Bosnia & Herzegowina; Falk, China; Falk, Malaysia; Falk, Philippines; Falk, Romania; Falk, Singapore; Falk, Slovakia; Falk Pharma, Lebanon; Falk Pharma GmbH, Latvia; Farmasa Schwabe, Mexico; Ferrer-Galenica, Greece; Gramón Bagó, Uruguay; Limedika, Lithuania; Medcor Pharmaceuticals, Netherlands; Orphan, Australia; Orphan, South Africa; Vifor, Finland; Vifor, Sweden; Vifor Pharma, Denmark; Würth, Croatia (Hrvatska)
  • Salofalk 1 g
    Dr. Falk, Hungary
  • Salofalk 1,5g
    Falk, Germany; Vifor, Switzerland
  • Salofalk 1.5 g
    Dr. Falk, Hungary
  • Salofalk 1000mg
    Dr. Falk Pharma, Austria; Falk, Germany; Gramón Bagó, Uruguay; Vifor, Switzerland
  • Salofalk 1g
    Dr. Falk Pharma, Austria; Falk, Germany; Vifor, Switzerland
  • Salofalk 2 g/30 ml
    Dr. Falk, Hungary
  • Salofalk 250
    Dr. Falk Pharma, Serbia
  • Salofalk 250 mg
    Dr. Falk, Hungary
  • Salofalk 250mg
    Falk, Germany; Vifor, Switzerland
  • Salofalk 2g
    Vifor, Switzerland
  • Salofalk 2g/30ml
    Falk, Germany
  • Salofalk 3 g
    Dr. Falk, Hungary
  • Salofalk 3g
    Falk, Germany; Vifor, Switzerland
  • Salofalk 4 g
    Dr. Falk, Hungary; Dr. Falk Pharma, Austria
  • Salofalk 4g
    Gramón Bagó, Uruguay; Vifor, Switzerland
  • Salofalk 4g/60ml
    Falk, Germany
  • Salofalk 500
    Dr. Falk Pharma, Serbia
  • Salofalk 500 mg
    Dr. Falk, Hungary
  • Salofalk 500mg
    Dr. Falk Pharma, Austria; Falk, Germany; Gramón Bagó, Uruguay; Vifor, Switzerland
  • Salofalk EC
    Dr. Falk Pharma, Cyprus
  • Salofalk PR
    Dr. Falk Pharma UK, United Kingdom
  • Salozinal
    Pro.Med.CS, Czech Republic
  • sfRowasa
    Alaven, United States
  • Srafikol
    Replek Farm, Georgia
  • Sulimax
    Garmisch, Colombia
  • Suprimal
    Eurostaga, Ecuador
  • Supsidine
    Elifarma, Paraguay
  • Teva-5 ASA
    Teva Canada, Canada
  • Walasa
    Wallace, India
  • Xalazin 500 mg
    Astellas, Hungary
  • Xalazina
    HLB Pharma, Argentina; HLB Pharma, Uruguay
  • Yolecol
    Takeda, Argentina

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

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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