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Mesacol Od 1200mg Strip Of 10 Tablets
Mesacol Od 1200mg Strip Of 10 Tablets
Mesacol Od 1200mg Strip Of 10 Tablets
Mesacol Od 1200mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Mesacol Od 1200mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

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Mesacol Od 1.2 G Description

Mesacol OD 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 inflammati

on and ulcers in the linings of your large intestines) and also prevents its symptoms from recurring. It works by stopping certain substances in the body that may cause inflammation. Mesacol OD 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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ContainsMesalazine / Mesalamine / 5-Aminosalicylic Acid(1.2 G)
UsesUlcerative colitis
Side effectsSkin rash, itching, indigestion, fever
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Uses of Mesacol Od 1.2 G

Mesacol OD 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).

Contraindications of Mesacol Od 1.2 G

  • If you are allergic to mesalazine or any other ingredients of the Mesacol OD 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.

Side effects of Mesacol Od 1.2 G

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

Precautions and Warnings of Mesacol Od 1.2 G



Can I take the Mesacol OD tablet during pregnancy?
You should consult your doctor before using the Mesacol OD 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.

Breast Feeding

Can I take the Mesacol OD tablet while breastfeeding?
Mesacol OD passes into the breastmilk in a small amount, hence you should consult your doctor. When prescribed, watch out for symptoms like diarrhoea, if your child develops it immediately discontinue breastfeeding and contact your doctor.


Can I drive if I have consumed the Mesacol OD tablet?
It is not expected that Mesacol OD 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.


Can I consume alcohol with the Mesacol OD tablet?
Although there is no known interaction between alcohol and Mesacol OD, 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, blood in urine) while on treatment with this medicine. Hence you should drink plenty of water.
  • Before and during treatment with Mesacol OD tablet, your doctor may want to monitor the liver, kidneys, blood and lungs periodically.
  • Mesacol OD tablet is not recommended for use in children less than 6 years old.

Mode of Action of Mesacol Od 1.2 G

How Does It Work?

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

Directions for Use of Mesacol Od 1.2 G

  • Mesacol OD tablet should be taken as directed by your doctor.
  • Swallow it as a 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 fixed time for optimal results and should not consume it more than that prescribed by your doctor.

Interactions of Mesacol Od 1.2 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 the Mesacol OD 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.

Storage and disposal of Mesacol Od 1.2 G

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

Dosage of Mesacol Od 1.2 G


Seek urgent medical help if you feel that you have taken too much of the Mesacol OD tablet.

Missed a Dose

In case you’ve missed taking 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 do...
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Content Details


Dr. Mansi Savla

B. Pharm, PharmD


Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: Is Mesacol OD 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.

Q: Can I stop taking Mesacol OD 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: How long to take the Mesacol OD 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.
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Last Updated on: 19 Jan 2022 | 12:35 PM (IST)
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