Mesalamine (Rectal Route)Drug Information provided by: Micromedex
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Mesalamine is used to treat inflammatory bowel disease, such as ulcerative colitis. This medicine works inside the bowel by helping to reduce inflammation and other symptoms.
Mesalamine is available only with your doctor's prescription.
Once a medicine has been approved for marketing for a certain use, experience may show that it is also useful for other medical problems. Although this use is not included in product labeling, mesalamine is used in certain patients with the following medical condition:
- Ulcerative colitis, history of—prevent it from occurring again