Rowasa Rectal Enema, Suspension 4G Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Rowasa: Rectal enema, suspension (4g)

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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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Rowasa 4g/60ml Rectal Enema Suspension Kit

NDC: 682200066
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Ulcerative Colitis

Sometimes used for but not FDA approved for the following conditions:
Crohn's Disease

Storage Information
Store at controlled room temperature (between 68 and 77 degrees F)
Rowasa 4g/60ml Rectal Enema Suspension Kit

Reported Side Effects for Rowasa 4g/60ml Rectal Enema Suspension Kit

Hives Incidence:
<3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Inflamed Pancreas Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Chest Pain Incidence:
<3.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Diaphoresis Incidence:
<3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Feeling Sick Incidence:
<3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Rapid Heart Rate Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Rapid Heart Rate Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
Upset Stomach Incidence:
<6.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Acne Incidence:
<3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Hair Loss Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Anemia Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
High Blood Pressure Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Low Blood Pressure Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
Itching Incidence:
<3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Muscle Pain Incidence:
<3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Rectal Infection Incidence:
0.6-1.8%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Constipation Incidence:
1.0-11.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Tenesmus Incidence:
>2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Peripheral Vasodilation Incidence:
>2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
Stomach Pain Incidence:
2.0-21.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Intestinal Bleeding Incidence:
>2.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Lightheadedness Incidence:
2.0-15.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Hemorrhoids Incidence:
>2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Inflamed Colon Incidence:
3.0-12.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Gas Incidence:
4.0-6.1%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Flu Incidence:
>4.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Back Pain Incidence:
>5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Fever Incidence:
>5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Joint Pain Incidence:
>5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Skin Rash Incidence:
5.0-6.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Rhinitis Incidence:
>5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Vomiting Incidence:
5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Headache Incidence:
5.0-53.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Belching Incidence:
16.0-26.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class B - Animal studies have revealed no evidence of harm to the fetus, however, there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

SECOND Trimester

Class B - Animal studies have revealed no evidence of harm to the fetus, however, there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

THIRD Trimester

Class B - Animal studies have revealed no evidence of harm to the fetus, however, there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

Lactation

Caution - Not enough information is available to rule out harm to infants when this drug is taken by nursing mothers.


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