Asacol tablets for Crohn's disease 400 mg from Japan
Package: 100 pills
Manufacturer: Zeria Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.
Active ingredient: mesalazine 400 mg (chemical formula C7H7NO3).
Medical effect: mesalazine is effective in mild to moderate to severe Crohn's disease. It blocks the synthesis of prostaglandins and leukotrienes, having an anti-inflammatory effect. Also mesalazine promotes healing of damaged intestinal areas, reduces pain, and relieves intestinal bleeding.
Dosage and use of the drug:
Adults take 2 tablets 3 times a day. Children take the drug 3 times a day at the rate of 40-60 mg of the active substance per 1 kg of weight per day. The dosage may be adjusted by the attending physician. In the mild form of Crohn's disease, it is enough to use only mesalazine for a long time.
For pregnant women the drug is prescribed only for vital indications, the treatment is carried out only under the constant supervision of the attending physician. Breast-feeding while taking the drug is prohibited. Also, the reception of mesalazine is contraindicated in the following persons:
- Patients with hypersensitivity to salicylates,
- Patients with liver and kidney dysfunction,
- Patients with peptic ulcer disease,
- Patients with duodenal ulcer disease.
How effective are Asacol tablets for Crohn's disease 400 mg from Japan?
Asacol tablets are effective in achieving remission in patients with Crohn's disease. Mesalazine reduces the number of immune and mast cells in the intestinal mucosa and thus relieves mucosal irritation and heals intestinal bleeding.
Who should use Asacol 400 mg Crohn's tablets from Japan?
Tablets are effective for patients, especially for children with mild to moderate forms of Crohn's disease. They ease pain, speed up healing of the mucosa, and ease intestinal bleeding. Studies show that mesalazine is particularly effective when used in children over 6 years of age.