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CANASA EC TABLETS (MESALAMINE-CALLED SALOFALK IN CANADA)-5-ASA

Canasa EC Tablets Description

If you are experiencing the symptoms of diarrhea, stomach pain, and rectal bleeding from ulcerative colitis, speak with your doctor about a prescription for Canasa EC Tablets (EC stands for enteric coated). The active ingredient in Canasa EC Tablets, also called Salofalk in Canada, is Mesalamine (5-ASA) which is an aminosalicylate drug that can help reduce your symptoms so you are able to function throughout your day in comfort.

With its anti inflammatory effects, Canasa EC Tablets will treat and help to maintain remission of ulcerative colitis (UC), Crohn’s disease, and other inflammatory bowel diseases or conditions. The enteric coating allows the drug to reach your gut before it starts working and to protect your stomach.

Mesalamine is formulated to work as a bowel-specific medication that will act locally in your gut where the problem can start and so there is less risk of systemic side effects. It is believed that Canasa EC Tablets work to reduce inflammation in your colon by blocking the activity of specific enzymes in your body that produce the chemicals that cause the inflammation in your colon as an immune response to what your immune system believes to be a threat.

Both ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease are believed to be an autoimmune disorder whereby your immune system is over-active and begins to attack your own tissues or organs. There is no cure for Crohn’s disease or UC, but Canasa EC Tablets provide relief from the symptoms and help prolong remission.

Conditions Treated by Canasa EC Tablets

One of the risks of having Crohn’s disease or UC is the inflammation of the lining of your rectum called proctitis. You may experience rectal pain and a continuous feeling that you need to have a bowel movement, even if you just had one. Proctitis can also occur as a sexually transmitted disease or as a side effect of radiation treatment for certain cancers. Taking Canasa EC Tablets for Crohn’s or UC will also help reduce the inflammation caused by proctitis, however, it will not treat an STD. If you only have proctitis, your doctor may recommend Canasa Suppositories.

Before You Take Canasa EC Tablets

Ask your doctor about any harmful effects of Canasa EC Tablets if taken while you are pregnant, trying to become pregnant, or are breast feeding. Discuss other medical conditions or allergies you have with your doctor and list any OTC or Rx drugs you currently take or use, including herbal remedies and dietary or vitamin supplements to determine if Canasa EC Tablets are safe for you.

Warnings for Canasa EC Tablets

Do not crush, cut, or chew Canasa EC Tablets as you’ll interfere with the coating and the drug will start dissolving before it makes it to the target area and possibly harm your stomach lining. Do not stop, start, or change medications without talking to your doctor as this could affect how your meds will work or cause an adverse reaction.

Possible Side Effects of Canasa EC Tablets

  • Gas
  • Headache
  • Mild stomach discomfort

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