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ATC Code: A07EC02

Side effects

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Cramp muscle 66% 10% x x x x
Discomfort 66% 10% x x x
Throat sore 19% 9% x x x
Eructation postmarketing, 16% 15% x x x x x
Pain postmarketing, 11% - 23% 1% - 11% x x x x x x x x x
Abdominal bloating 12% 2% x x x
Haemorrhoids postmarketing, 11% 0% x x x x x
Pharyngitis postmarketing, 11% - 22% 9% - 15% x x
Asthenia postmarketing, 1% - 20% 4% - 16% x x x x x x x x x x x x
Back pain postmarketing, 1.2% - 21% 1% - 11% x x x x x x x x x x
Nervousness postmarketing, 6% 2% x x x x
Arthralgia very rare — 1.1% - 17% 1% - 9% x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x
Constipation postmarketing, 4% - 13% 1% - 13% x x x x x x x x x x
Body temperature increased postmarketing — 0% - 26% 0% - 13% x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x
Headache postmarketing — 2% - 53% 0.559% - 49% x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x
Hypertonia postmarketing, 4% - 5% 3% x x
Rhinitis postmarketing, 5% - 43% 5% - 36% x x x x
Tenderness 5% 3% x x x
Micturition burning 5% 4% x x x
Nasopharyngitis 1.4% - 15% 3% x x x
Rectal disorder 1% - 7% 2% x x x
Influenza like illness postmarketing, 4% 4% x x
Colitis ulcerative uncommon, 0.8% - 12% x x x x x
Diarrhoea postmarketing — 0% - 40% 5% - 49% x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x
Rectal tenesmus postmarketing, 6% - 7% 5% x x x x x
Abdominal pain postmarketing — 1.5% - 66% 10% - 44% x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x
Chest pain postmarketing — 3% - 8% 2% - 6% x x x x x x
Colitis 1.2% - 10% 0% - 8% x x
Dizziness postmarketing — 0.7% - 15% 2.4% - 8% x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x
Dysmenorrhoea postmarketing, 1% - 5% 2% - 3% x x
Flatulence postmarketing — 0.7% - 50% 2% - 30% x x x x x x x x x x x x x
Influenza 0% - 14% 2% - 20% x x x x x x
Nausea postmarketing — 1.3% - 47% 3% - 15% x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x
Sinusitis postmarketing, 0% - 7% 3% - 6% x x x x x
Sweating postmarketing, 3% 1% x x x x x
Chills postmarketing, 3% 2% x x x
Oedema peripheral postmarketing, 3% - 5% 2% - 11% x x x x x x x
Myalgia very rare — 3% - 8% 1% - 5% x x x x x x x x
Nervous system disorder 2% - 3% 0% x x x x x
Lipase increased 0% - 5% x
Liver function test abnormal 0.565% - 2.3% 1.12% x x
Anxiety postmarketing, 2% - 3% 2% x x x x
Arthritis postmarketing, 1% - 2% 0% - 2% x x x x
Bronchitis postmarketing, 2% - 3% 2% x x x
Conjunctivitis postmarketing, 2% 0% x x x x
Fatigue postmarketing, 1% - 28% 8% x x x x x x x x x
Arthropathy postmarketing, 2% - 3% 0% x x x x
Pruritus postmarketing — 0.565% - 10% 0% - 7% x x x x x x x x x x x x x x
Malaise postmarketing, 1% - 28% 1% - 8% x x x x x x x x
Enlargement abdomen postmarketing, 2% - 3% 0% x x x x
Cough increased 0.7% - 12% 1% - 16% x
Acne 1.2% - 3.5% 0% - 1% x x x x
Insomnia postmarketing, 1% - 5% 0% - 5% x x x x x x x x
Proctalgia postmarketing, 1.8% - 10% 0% - 3% x x x x x x x
Dyspepsia rare, 0.8% - 9% 1% - 9% x x x x x x
Rash postmarketing — 1% - 23% 0% - 4% x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x
Amblyopia 1% - 2% 0% x
Epistaxis 1% - 2% 0% x
Lacrimal disorder 1% - 2% 0% x
Prostatic disorder 1% - 2% 0% x
Vomiting postmarketing — 0.6% - 6% 2% - 7% x x x x x x x x x x x
Abdominal pain upper postmarketing, 1.2% - 5% 3% x x x x
Asthma 0% - 2% 0%
Cystitis 0% - 2% 0% x
Hypertension 1% x x
Vaginal inflammation 0% - 2% 0% x
Alanine aminotransferase increased 0.565% - 1.12% 0% x
Drug ineffective uncommon
Crohns disease aggravated uncommon
Cough very rare — 0% - 5% x x x x
Abdominal cramps postmarketing x x
Abdominal distension postmarketing, 1.3% x x x x x x
Agranulocytosis very rare, postmarketing x x x x x x x x x x x x x x
Alopecia very rare — 0% - 7% 0% x x x x x x
Alveolitis allergic postmarketing x x x x x
Anaphylactic shock postmarketing x
Anaemia postmarketing x x x x x x x x x x
Aplastic anaemia very rare, postmarketing x x x x x x x x x x x x x x
Angina pectoris postmarketing x
Angioedema postmarketing x
Anorexia postmarketing x x x x x x
Rheumatoid arthritis postmarketing x x x
Atrial fibrillation postmarketing x
Mental disorder postmarketing x x
Breast feeding postmarketing x
Neck pain postmarketing x x x x x
Cholecystitis postmarketing x x x x x x
Coma postmarketing x
Infection postmarketing, 3.2% - 9% 3% x x x x x
Confusional state postmarketing x x x x
Connective tissue disorder postmarketing x x x
Libido decreased postmarketing x x x
Delirium postmarketing x
Depression postmarketing x x
Dysgeusia postmarketing x x x x x
Dysuria postmarketing, 1% - 2% 1% x x x x
Ear disorder postmarketing x x x
Ear pain postmarketing x x x x x
Eating disorder postmarketing x
Oedema postmarketing x x x x x x
Eosinophilia postmarketing, uncommon x x x x x x x x x x x
Epididymitis postmarketing x x x x
Erythema nodosum postmarketing x x x x x x x x x
Eye disorder postmarketing x
Cardiac flutter postmarketing x
Gastritis postmarketing x x x x x x
Gastroenteritis postmarketing, 2% - 5% 1% x x x x x x
Gastrointestinal disorder postmarketing x x x x x x
Gastrointestinal haemorrhage postmarketing, 8% - 10% 8% x x x x x x x x x
Glossodynia postmarketing x
Gout postmarketing x x x x
Guillain-Barre syndrome postmarketing x x x x x x
Cardiac disorder postmarketing x x x x x
Haematochezia postmarketing x
Haematuria postmarketing, 0% - 3% 1% x x x x x x x
Hepatitis very rare, postmarketing x x x x x x x x x x x x
Hepatitis toxic postmarketing x
Hyperaesthesia postmarketing x x x x
Hyperhidrosis postmarketing x
Hypocalcaemia postmarketing x
Hypotension postmarketing x x x
Immune system disorder postmarketing x x
Jaundice postmarketing x x x x x x x
Jaundice cholestatic postmarketing x x x x x x x
Nephropathy postmarketing x x x x
Renal failure acute postmarketing x x x
Renal failure chronic postmarketing x x x
Leukopenia very rare, postmarketing x x x x x x x x
Liver disorder postmarketing x
Malabsorption postmarketing x
Mediastinal disorder postmarketing x x x x x
Menorrhagia postmarketing x x x x x x
Musculoskeletal pain postmarketing x
Myelitis transverse postmarketing x x x x x x x
Myocarditis postmarketing, rare x x x x x x x x x x
Nephritis interstitial postmarketing x x x x x x x x x x
Lipoid nephrosis postmarketing x x x x
Oligospermia very rare, postmarketing x x x x x x x x
Palpitations postmarketing x x x x
Pancreatitis postmarketing 0% x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x x
Paraesthesia postmarketing, 0% - 5% 5% x x x x x x
Peptic ulcer perforation postmarketing x x x x x x
Pericardial effusion postmarketing x x x x
Pericarditis postmarketing, rare 0% x x x x x x x x x x x x x
Pericarditis constrictive postmarketing x
Neuropathy peripheral very rare, postmarketing x x x x x x x x
Pleurisy postmarketing x x x x x
Pneumonia aspiration postmarketing x
Anal pruritus postmarketing x
Psoriasis postmarketing x x x x x x x
Pulmonary eosinophilia very rare, postmarketing x x x
Pyoderma postmarketing x
Renal failure very rare, postmarketing x x x x x x x
Reye's syndrome postmarketing x
Muscle spasms postmarketing x
Steatorrhoea postmarketing x
Stevens-Johnson syndrome postmarketing x
Stomatitis postmarketing x x x
Sinus tachycardia postmarketing x
Thrombocytopenia very rare, postmarketing x x x x x x x x x x x x
Thrombosis postmarketing x
Tinnitus postmarketing x x x x x
Tremor postmarketing x x x x x x x
Erythema postmarketing x x
Pollakiuria postmarketing x x x x x
Urticaria postmarketing — 0% - 2% 1% x x x x x x x x x x x x
Vasodilation postmarketing x x x x x x
Vertigo postmarketing x x x x x
Weight decreased postmarketing x
Dry mouth postmarketing, 1% - 2% 0% x x x x
Acute febrile neutrophilic dermatosis postmarketing x
Hepatic failure postmarketing x x x x x x x x
Micturition urgency postmarketing x x x
Burning sensation postmarketing x
Mood swings postmarketing x x x x x
Rash pustular postmarketing x
Pyoderma gangrenosum postmarketing x x x x x x
Mouth ulceration postmarketing x x x x x x
Migraine postmarketing x x x x
Blood urea increased postmarketing x
Diarrhoea haemorrhagic postmarketing x x x x x
Tongue discolouration postmarketing x
Tongue oedema postmarketing x
Kidney fibrosis postmarketing x
Hypomagnesaemia postmarketing x
Lactic dehydrogenase activity increased postmarketing x x x
Hepatocellular injury postmarketing x x x x
Hepatic necrosis postmarketing x x x x x x x
Skin necrosis postmarketing x
Eye pain postmarketing x x x x
Phosphatase alkaline increased postmarketing x x x x x x
Aspartate aminotransferase increased postmarketing x x x x
Skin discolouration postmarketing x
Dry skin postmarketing x x x x x x
Interstitial pneumonia very rare, postmarketing x x x x x x x
Rectal discharge postmarketing x x
Increased appetite postmarketing x x x x
Abdominal discomfort postmarketing x
Rash erythematous postmarketing x x
Upset stomach postmarketing x
Faeces discoloured postmarketing x x
Hepatotoxicity postmarketing x x x x
Condition aggravated postmarketing, uncommon x
Dyschezia postmarketing x x
Frequent bowel movements postmarketing x
Mucous stools postmarketing x
Rectal haemorrhage postmarketing, 2% - 4% 5% x x x x x x x x
Eye swelling postmarketing x
Blood bilirubin increased postmarketing x x x
Vision blurred postmarketing x x x x x
Exacerbation of asthma postmarketing x x x x
Defaecation urgency postmarketing x x
Stiffness postmarketing x
Lymphadenopathy postmarketing x x x x
Rash generalised postmarketing x
Chromaturia postmarketing x
Face oedema postmarketing x x x x x x
Anorectal disorder postmarketing x
Gastrointestinal pain postmarketing x
Ear congestion postmarketing x x
Blood creatinine abnormal postmarketing x
Rectal cramps postmarketing x
Lupus-like syndrome postmarketing x x x x x x x x
Anal discomfort postmarketing x
Medication residue postmarketing x x
Rhinorrhoea postmarketing x
Lichenoid keratosis postmarketing x
Drug fever very rare, postmarketing x x x x x x x x x
Parosmia postmarketing x
Eosinophilic pneumonia very rare, postmarketing x x x x x x x
Anorectal discomfort postmarketing x
Somnolence postmarketing, 0% - 2% 3% x x x x x x x x
Feeling hot postmarketing x
Dyspnoea very rare, postmarketing x x x x x x
Blood disorder very rare, postmarketing x
Neutropenia very rare, postmarketing x x x x x x
Lung infiltration very rare, postmarketing x x x x
Pancreatitis acute very rare x x
Bronchospasm very rare x x
Cholestasis very rare x
Hypersensitivity very rare x x x x x x x x x x x
Lung disorder very rare, 0% - 3% 0% x
Nephrotic syndrome very rare x x x x
Pancytopenia very rare x x x x x x
Pneumonia very rare x x x x
Hepatitis cholestatic very rare x x
Bone marrow depression very rare x
Chronic interstitial nephritis very rare x x x
Lupus erythematosus very rare x
Alveolitis very rare
Pancolitis very rare x
Allergic exanthema very rare
Renal impairment very rare x x x x
Adenovirus infection x
Albuminuria x x
Amenorrhoea x x
Blister
Bone disorder x
Breast disorder
Obliterative bronchiolitis x x
Oral candidiasis x x
Vaginal moniliasis x
Cholangitis sclerosing x
Cholelithiasis
Deafness x
Dysphagia x x
Dermatitis atopic x
Duodenal ulcer x x
Ecchymosis x x
Eczema x x
Faecal incontinence x x
Haemorrhage
Hirsutism
Hypomenorrhoea x x
Orthostatic hypotension
Infertility x x x
Intestinal obstruction
Cramps of lower extremities x x x
Lethargy x
Leukocytosis x x x
Lichen planus x x
Systemic lupus erythematosus x x
Breast pain x x
Melaena x
Metrorrhagia x x
Myelitis
Nail disorder x x
Nephritis x
Pleural effusion x x
Proteinuria
Prurigo x x
Rectal polyp x x
Scotoma
Shock
Syncope x
Tachycardia x x
Thirst x x
Upper respiratory tract infection x x
Urinary tract infection x x
Micturition disorder
Urinary tract disorder x x
Angiopathy x
Weight increased
Hamman-Rich syndrome x x x x x
Amylase increased x x
Creatinine renal clearance decreased x
Red blood cell sedimentation rate increased
Gamma-glutamyltransferase increased x x
Oesophageal ulcer x x
Unspecified disorder of skin and subcutaneous tissue x x x x
Interstitial lung disease x
Body mass index decreased x
Decreased appetite
Abdominal pain lower x
Disorientation x
Ache x
Abnormal dreams
Blood creatinine increased
Urine abnormality x
Back distress x
Hepatic enzyme increased x x x x x x x
Lung fibrosis interstitial x x
Hepatobiliary disease x x x
Dry eye
Photosensitivity x x
Platelet count decreased x x
Gastrointestinal symptom NOS x
Transaminases increased x
Neuropathy x
Serum amylase increased
Urine color abnormal x
Discomfort rectal x
Nephrotoxicity x x x x x
Bilirubin total increased x
Haematocrit decreased x
Thrombocytosis x x x x x
Infestation NOS x
Blood and lymphatic system disorders
Ear and labyrinth disorders x x
Administration site reaction x
Sperm count decreased x
Local reaction x
Pharyngolaryngeal pain x x x
Alopecia reversible
Hepatic impairment x x
Blood methaemoglobin present x
Pleuropericarditis x

Indications

Information about indications was extracted from the indications and usage sections of the labels.

MESALAMINE / CANASA

Side effects:10
Source:FDA

MESALAMINE

Side effects:14
Source:FDA Structured Product Label

MESALAMINE

Side effects:15
Source:FDA Structured Product Label

MESALAZINE / MESASAL

Side effects:19
Source:Health Canada

MESALAZINE / SALOFALK (R) 5-ASA SUPPOSITORIES - 500MG

Side effects:34
Source:Health Canada

MESALAMINE / LIALDA

Side effects:34
Source:FDA

Mesalamine

Side effects:41
Source:FDA Structured Product Label

MESALAMINE

Side effects:42
Source:FDA Structured Product Label

MESALAMINE

Side effects:50
Source:FDA Structured Product Label

mesalazine / Pentasa, Suppository

Side effects:59
Source:Medsafe

MESALAMINE

Side effects:69
Source:FDA Structured Product Label

MESALAMINE

Side effects:79
Source:FDA Structured Product Label

MESALAMINE

Side effects:85
Source:FDA Structured Product Label

MESALAMINE

Side effects:90
Source:FDA Structured Product Label

MESALAMINE

Side effects:93
Source:FDA Structured Product Label

MESALAZINE / SALOFALK (R) 2GM/60GM RECTAL SUSPENSION

Side effects:116
Source:Health Canada

MESALAMINE

Side effects:122
Source:FDA Structured Product Label

MESALAMINE / ASACOL HD

Side effects:124
Source:FDA

MESALAZINE / ASACOL 800

Side effects:126
Source:Health Canada

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    frequent (1% to 100%)
    infrequent (0.1% to 1%)
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    postmarketing
    0%
    no frequency information
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