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Pentasa: Oral capsule, extended release

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  • Reported side effects
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Pentasa 250mg ER Cap
Sanofi-Aventis US LLC
Pill Identification: PENTASA 250 mg 2010 
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Pentasa 250mg ER Cap
Shire US Inc
Pill Identification: PENTASA 250mg LOGO,S429 250mg LOGO  |  2010
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Pentasa 500mg ER Cap
Shire US Inc
Pill Identification: PENTASA 500mg LOGO,S429 500mg LOGO 

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on Pentasa: Oral capsule, extended release

What is this medicine?

MESALAMINE (me SAL a meen) is used to treat the pain and inflammation caused by ulcerative colitis.

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