Pentasa is used for the treatment of ulcerative colitis and crohn’s disease.
How it Works
Pentasa is known as a aminosalicylate. Pentasa is used to threat ulcerative colitis which can cause Symptoms that include pain in the abdomen and severe diarrhoea that often contains blood and mucus. This is caused by swelling of the large intestine. Pentasa relieve these symptoms by relieving inflammation of the intestine, thereby reversing the symptoms caused by ulcerative colitis.
Common Side effects
Patients who take Pentasa may suffer from such side effects; Acne, Loss of hair, Haemorrhoids, Pain affecting the ears, Muscle stiffness or aches, Nausea, Headache, Diarrhoea, Abdominal pain