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5a Strip Of 10 Tablets

By WALLACE PHARMACEUTICALS
10 Tablet(s) in Strip
41.75*
MRP 49.12
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5a 400 MG Description

5a Tablet contains mesalazine (also called mesalamine or 5-Aminosalicylic Acid) as its active ingredient. It is used in the treatment of ulcerative colitis (a condition that causes inflammation and u

lcers in the linings of your large intestines) and also prevents its symptoms from recurring. Mesalazine works by stopping certain substances in the body that may cause inflammation. 5a Tablet should only be taken after consulting a doctor and in doses and duration as prescribed. It is not recommended for use in children below 6 years old.

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Product Summary

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ContainsMesalazine / Mesalamine / 5-Aminosalicylic Acid(400.0 Mg)
TherapyDRUGS FOR ULCERATIVE COLITIS
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uses

Uses of 5a 400 MG

5a Tablet is used in treating ulcerative colitis (a condition that causes inflammation, irritation and ulcers in your digestive tract preferably the lining of your large intestine). And is also used i...
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contraindications

Contraindications of 5a 400 MG

  • If you are allergic to mesalazine or any other ingredients of 5a Tablet.
  • If you have any problems with your liver or kidney.
  • If you are allergic to salicylates (Diclofenac, aspirin, Ibuprofen, etc).
  • If your child is below the age of 6 years.
sideEffects

Side effects of 5a 400 MG

  • Skin rash, itching
  • Indigestion
  • Fever
  • Chest pain
  • Numbness, tingling or pricking sensation
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of 5a 400 MG

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take 5a Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
You should consult your doctor before using 5a Tablet as there is limited information about its safety during pregnancy. Your doctor will only prescribe you this medicine if considered essential after assessing the benefits over risks.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take 5a Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
5a Tablet passes into breast milk in a small amount, hence you should consult your doctor. He/she will only prescribe you this medicine if considered essential after assessing the benefits over risks. When prescribed, watch out for symptoms like diarrhoea, if your child develops it immediately discontinue breastfeeding and contact your doctor.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed 5a Tablet?
A:
It is not expected that 5a Tablet will affect your ability to drive, but sometimes this medicine may make you a little dizzy, hence you should be cautious while driving or operating machines.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with 5a Tablet?
A:
Although there is no known interaction between alcohol and 5a Tablet, it is essential to consult your physician if you have a habit of regular drinking.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have any liver or kidney related problems.
  • You have any lung diseases like asthma.
  • You have any problems with your heart (like any allergic reactions).
  • You have experienced an allergic reaction while taking sulfasalazine.
  • You may develop kidney stones (symptoms like stomach pain, blood in urine) while on treatment with this medicine. Hence you should drink plenty of water.
  • Before and during treatment with 5a Tablet, your doctor may want to monitor the liver, kidneys, blood and lungs periodically.
  • 5a Tablet is not recommended for use in children less than 6 years old.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of 5a 400 MG

How Does It Work?

Mesalazine in this medicine works by preventing or blocking the body from producing certain substances that may cause inflammation.
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of 5a 400 MG

5a Tablet should be taken as directed by your doctor. Swallow it whole with a glass of water, preferably before your meals. Do not cut, break or chew the medicine. It would be best if you took it at a...
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interactions

Interactions of 5a 400 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • You should always tell the doctor if you are taking any other medicines, herbal preparation and supplements to avoid any interaction with 5a Tablet.
  • You need to be cautious while simultaneously taking this medicine along with medicines like azathioprine, 6-mercaptopurine (used in rheumatoid arthritis, Crohn's disease), thioguanine (used in cancer ...
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  • This medicine when taken along with blood thinners like warfarin (used to prevent blood clot formation) may decrease the effect of warfarin.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of 5a 400 MG

Store 5a Tablet in a cool and dry place, protected from direct sunlight, moisture and heat. Keep it away from children and pets. Do not use expired or damaged medicines. Discard any unused medicine pr...
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dosage

Dosage of 5a 400 MG

Overdose

Seek urgent medical help if you feel that you have taken too much of 5a Tablet.

Missed a Dose

In case you’ve missed any dose, take it as soon as you remember it. If it is almost time for the next dose, then skip the missed dose. Avoid taking a double dose to compensate for the missed dose.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Mansi Savla

B. Pharm, PharmD

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: How long to take 5a Tablet?

A: The dose and duration of this tablet will depend on the response to treatment. Follow your doctor's instructions and do not stop taking this medicine on your own.

Q: Can I stop taking 5a Tablet if I feel better?

A: No, you should not stop taking this medicine until advised by the doctor, even if you are feeling good. Please reach out to your doctor if you have any issues while taking this medicine.

Q: Is 5a Tablet addictive?

A: No, this medicine is not addictive, but it is advised not to give this medicine if anyone else has the same condition as you without consulting a doctor.
Last Updated on: 27 Apr 2022 | 11:08 PM (IST)
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