Rowasa 1gm Sach
Rowasa 1 G Description
Rowasa Pellets 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. Mesalazine works by stopping certain substances in the body that may cause inflammation. Rowasa Pellets 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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|Contains||Mesalazine / Mesalamine / 5-Aminosalicylic Acid(1.0 G)|
|Therapy||DRUGS FOR ULCERATIVE COLITIS|
Uses of Rowasa 1 G
Contraindications of Rowasa 1 G
- If you are allergic to mesalazine or any other ingredients of Rowasa Pellets.
- 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 Rowasa 1 G
- Skin rash, itching
- Chest pain
- Numbness, tingling or pricking sensation
Precautions and Warnings of Rowasa 1 G
Other General Warnings
- 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 Rowasa Pellets, your doctor may want to monitor the liver, kidneys, blood and lungs periodically.
- Rowasa Pellets is not recommended for use in children less than 6 years old.
Mode of Action of Rowasa 1 G
How Does It Work?
Directions for Use of Rowasa 1 G
Interactions of Rowasa 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 Rowasa Pellets.
- 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 treatment)....
- 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 Rowasa 1 G
- Store Rowasa Pellets in a cool and dry place, protected from direct sunlight, moisture and heat.
- Keep it away from children and pets.
- Discard any unused medicine properly, do not flush in the toilet or throw it into the drain.
Dosage of Rowasa 1 G
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q: How long to take Rowasa Pellets?
Q: Can I stop taking Rowasa Pellets if I feel better?
Q: Is Rowasa Pellets addictive?
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