Pentasa 2gm Prolonged Release Granules is an anti-inflammatory medicine used to treat a type of bowel disease known as ulcerative colitis. It helps to reduce symptoms such as diarrhea, bleeding and stomach pain by reducing inflammation in the bowel.
Pentasa 2gm Prolonged Release Granules may also be used to treat another type of bowel disease known as Crohn’s ileocolitis. It should be taken with food. 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 doctor know about all other medications you are taking as some may affect, or be affected by this medicine.
BENEFITS OF PENTASA GRANULES
In Ulcerative colitis
In Crohn’s disease
HOW TO USE PENTASA GRANULES
HOW PENTASA GRANULES WORKS
If you are taking Pentasa 2gm Prolonged Release Granules, monitor the baby for diarrhea.
Use of Pentasa 2gm Prolonged Release Granules is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
INTERACTION WITH DRUGS