Pentasa 1g Sachet Of 1 Granules 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 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. It should be taken as directed by your doctor. This medicine is not recommended in children below 6 years of age....
Q: Can I stop taking Pentasa 1g Sachet Of 1 Granules if I feel better?
A: No, you should not stop taking this medicine until advised by the doctor, even if you are feeling good. Reach out to your doctor if you have any issues while taking this medicine.
Q: What should be discussed with my healthcare professional before I start the treatment with Pentasa 1g Sachet Of 1 Granules?
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.
This medicine may interact with other medicines. Hence, inform your doctor if you are taking any other medicines, including supplements or herbal products. Also, inform your doctor if you are stopping any medicine....
Q: Does Pentasa 1g Sachet Of 1 Granules cause addiction?
A: No, this medicine is not an addiction causing medicine. However, it should be used as per dose and duration prescribed by your doctor.