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Mesacol 1g Strip Of 5 Suppositories
Mesacol 1g Strip Of 5 Suppositories
Mesacol 1g Strip Of 5 Suppositories
Mesacol 1g Strip Of 5 Suppositories

Mesacol 1g Strip Of 5 Suppositories

5 Rectal Suppository(s) in Strip
MRP 247.00
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Mesacol 1 G Description

Mesacol Suppository contains mesalazine (also called mesalamine or 5-Aminosalicylic Acid) as its active ingredient. It is used to treat ulcerative colitis (a condition that causes inflammation and ulcers in the linings of your large intestines) and prevents its symptoms from recurring. It works by stopping certain substances in the body that may cause inflammation. This medicine should only be taken after consulting a doctor and in doses and duration as prescribed. Mesacol Suppository is intended for rectal use only


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ContainsMesalazine / Mesalamine / 5-Aminosalicylic Acid(1.0 G)
UsesUlcerative colitis
Side effectsRash with or without itching Indigestion Fever Nausea and vomiting
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Uses of Mesacol 1 G

Mesacol Suppository is used in treating ulcerative colitis.

Contraindications of Mesacol 1 G

  • If you are allergic to mesalazine or any other ingredients of Mesacol Suppository.
  • If you have any problems with your liver or kidney.
  • If you are allergic to salicylates (Diclofenac, aspirin, Ibuprofen, etc.).

Side effects of Mesacol 1 G

  • Rash with or without itching
  • Indigestion
  • Fever
  • Nausea and vomiting

Precautions and Warnings of Mesacol 1 G



Can I use Mesacol Suppository during pregnancy?
You should consult your doctor before using Mesacol Suppository as there is limited information about its safety during pregnancy.

Breast Feeding

Can I use Mesacol Suppository while breastfeeding?
Limited information is available on the use of Mesacol suppository during breastfeeding. use while breastfeeding is not recommended.


Can I drive if I have used Mesacol Suppository?
It is not expected that Mesacol Suppository will affect your ability to drive.


Can I consume alcohol with Mesacol Suppository?
Although there is no known interaction between alcohol and Mesacol Suppository, it is essential to consult your physician if you have a habit of regular drinking.

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 and blood in urine) while on treatment with this medicine. Hence it would help if you drink plenty of water.
  • Before and during treatment with Mesacol Suppository, your doctor may want to monitor the liver, kidneys, blood and lungs periodically.
  • It is recommended to ensure adequate fluid intake during treatment.

Directions for Use of Mesacol 1 G

  • For rectal use only. Use this medicine as prescribed by your doctor.
  • Wash and dry your hands after emptying your bowel.
  • Insert the suppository in your rectum region through the anal opening after peeling off any wrapping over it.
  • Do not move or walk for 15 minutes so that the medicine starts dissolving due to the body's temperature.
  • Rewash your hands.
  • Avoid passing stools for at least 1 hour so that medicine stays in place.

Storage and disposal of Mesacol 1 G

  • Store Mesacol Suppository 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 properly, do not flush it in the toilet or throw it into the drain.

Dosage of Mesacol 1 G


Seek urgent medical help if you feel that you have taken too much of Mesacol Suppository.

Missed a Dose

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

Mode of Action of Mesacol 1 G

How Does It Work?

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

Interactions of Mesacol 1 G

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 Mesacol Suppository.
  • You need to be cautious while simultaneously taking this medicine along with medicines like azathioprine, 6-mercaptopurine (used in rheumatoid arthritis, Crohn's disease), and thioguanine (used in can...
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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.

Content Details


Dr. Mansi Savla

B. Pharm, PharmD


Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: How long to take Mesacol Suppository?

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

Q: What should I discuss with my healthcare expert before using Mesacol Suppository?

  • Inform the doctor about your detailed medical & surgical history.
  • Inform your doctor if you have heart, liver or kidney disease.
  • Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, breastfeeding or planning to have a baby.

Q: Is Mesacol Suppository 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.

Q: What is the composition of Mesacol Suppository?

A: The contents present in Mesacol Suppository is mesalazine (also called mesalamine or 5-Aminosalicylic Acid) as its active ingredient.
Last Updated on: 16 July 2022 | 12:36 PM (IST)

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