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DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION
The recommended dose for maintenance of remission of ulcerative colitis in adult patients is 1.5 g (four APRISO capsules) orally once daily in the morning. APRISO may be taken without regard to meals. APRISO should not be co-administered with antacids. An evaluation of renal function is recommended before initiating therapy with APRISO.
Dosage Forms And Strengths
Extended-release capsules containing 0.375 g mesalamine.
Storage And Handling
APRISO is available as light blue opaque hard gelatin capsules containing 0.375 g mesalamine and with the letters “G” and “M” on either side of a black band imprinted on the capsule.
NDC 65649-103-02 Bottles of 120 capsules
NDC 65649-103-01 Bottles of 4 capsules
Store at 20° to 25°C (68° to 77°F); excursions permitted between 15° and 30°C (59° and 86°F). See USP Controlled Room Temperature.
Manufactured by: Catalent Pharma Solutions. Manufactured for: Salix Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Raleigh, NC 27615. Revised: Jul 2009This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
Last reviewed on RxList: 4/14/2016
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