Pentasa Side Effects

Serious Side Effects

Some side effects with Pentasa, while occurring infrequently, are potentially serious and should be reported immediately to your healthcare provider. These include but are not limited to:
 
 
    • Yellow eyes or skin (jaundice)
    • Dark urine
    • Upper-right abdominal pain (stomach pain)
 
  • Decreased urination
  • Signs of an allergic reaction, including:
 
    • Unexplained rash
    • Hives
    • Itching
    • Unexplained swelling
    • Wheezing
    • Difficulty breathing or swallowing.
 

Rare Pentasa Side Effects

Some reported side effects are so rare that it is difficult to tell whether they are actually caused by Pentasa or something else.
 
These reactions include but are not limited to:
 

Final Thoughts

You may experience some or none of the Pentasa side effects listed in this article. Unfortunately, there is no way for your healthcare provider to know beforehand if you will have problems with a medicine that you have never tried.
 
Therefore, make sure to let your healthcare provider know if you develop any side effects while taking Pentasa or if you develop something that "just does not seem right." While it may not be related to the medication, your healthcare provider will be able to diagnose and treat the problem.
 

Pentasa Medication Information

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