Pentasa 1gm Enema is an anti-inflammatory medicine used to treat a type of bowel disease known as ulcerative colitis. It is used when the lining tissue of the inner rectum becomes inflamed (proctitis). It helps to reduce symptoms such as diarrhea, bleeding and stomach pain by reducing inflammation in the bowel.
Pentasa 1gm Enema is only for rectal route and should not be taken orally. It must be use under the supervision of a doctor or healthcare professional. Stay in a lying position for at least 15 minutes after the insertion of suppositories. The dose will depend on what you are being treated for but take it exactly as your doctor prescribes. You should keep taking this medicine for as long as your doctor recommends. If you stop treatment too early your symptoms may come back and your condition may worsen.
Before taking it, tell your doctor if you have any kidney or liver problems or a blockage in your stomach. Your age may also be a factor in deciding whether this medicine is suitable. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult their doctor before taking this medicine. Let your healthcare team know about all other medications you are taking as some may affect, or be affected by this medicine. You may be asked for kidney and liver function tests before and after the treatment.
BENEFITS OF PENTASA ENEMA
In Treatment of Ulcerative colitis
HOW TO USE PENTASA ENEMA
HOW PENTASA ENEMA WORKS
If you are taking Pentasa 1gm Enema, monitor the baby for diarrhea.
Use of Pentasa 1gm Enema is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
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