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Mesalamine is a medication that is licensed for the treatment of ulcerative colitis in adults. It helps to reduce symptoms of the condition by inhibiting the production of the chemicals that cause inflammation in the lining of the colon. The drug is available by prescription and comes in a variety of forms, including tablets, capsules, suppositories, and enemas.
- Mesalamine tablets (Asacol®, Asacol® HD, Lialda®)
- Mesalamine capsules (Apriso™, Delzicol®, Pentasa®)
- Mesalamine enema (Rowasa®)
- Mesalamine suppositories (Canasa®).