Description and Brand Names

Drug information provided by: Micromedex

US Brand Name

  1. Apriso
  2. Asacol HD
  3. Delzicol
  4. Lialda
  5. Pentasa

Canadian Brand Name

  1. Asacol 800

Descriptions


Mesalamine is used to treat and prevent ulcerative colitis (an inflammatory bowel disease). It works inside the intestine (bowel) to reduce inflammation and other symptoms of the disease.

This medicine is available only with your doctor's prescription.

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Capsule, Delayed Release
  • Tablet, Delayed Release
  • Tablet, Enteric Coated
  • Capsule, Extended Release
  • Tablet