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Side Effects of Canasa

As with any medicine, side effects are possible with Canasa. However, not everyone who uses the medication will have problems. In fact, most people tolerate it quite well. If side effects do occur, in most cases, they are minor and either require no treatment or can easily be treated by you or your healthcare provider. Serious side effects are less common.
 
Common side effects of Canasa include but are not limited to:
 
  • Dizziness
  • Rectal pain
  • Fever
  • Acne.
     
(Click Canasa Side Effects to learn more, including potentially serious side effects that you should report immediately to your healthcare provider.)
 

Drug Interactions

Canasa can potentially interact with a few medicines (see Canasa Drug Interactions).
 

What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider?

You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to using this medication if you have:
 
  • Kidney disease, including kidney failure (renal failure)
  • A history of pancreatitis (an inflamed pancreas)
  • A history of pericarditis (inflammation of the sac around the heart)
  • Any allergies, including allergies to aspirin, food, dyes, or preservatives.
     
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you are:
 
Make sure to tell your healthcare provider about all medicines you are currently taking, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
 
(Click Canasa Warnings and Precautions to learn more, including information on who should not take the drug.)
 
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Last reviewed by: Kristi Monson, PharmD;
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