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Lialda Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is mesalamine oral (Lialda)?
- What are the possible side effects of mesalamine oral (Lialda)?
- What is the most important information I should know about mesalamine oral (Lialda)?
- What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before taking mesalamine oral (Lialda)?
- How should I take mesalamine oral (Lialda)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Lialda)?
- What happens if I overdose (Lialda)?
- What should I avoid while taking mesalamine oral (Lialda)?
- What other drugs will affect mesalamine oral (Lialda)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Lialda)?
Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next scheduled dose. Do not take extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
What happens if I overdose (Lialda)?
Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222.
Overdose symptoms may include ringing in your ears, dizziness, headache, confusion, drowsiness, sweating, shortness of breath, vomiting, and diarrhea.
What should I avoid while taking mesalamine oral (Lialda)?
Follow your doctor's instructions about any restrictions on food, beverages, or activity.
What other drugs will affect mesalamine oral (Lialda)?
Tell your doctor about all other medicines you use, especially:
- azathioprine (Imuran) or mercaptopurine (Purinethol);
- pentamidine (Nebupent, Pentam);
- tacrolimus (Prograf);
- amphotericin B (Fungizone, AmBisome, Amphotec, Abelcet);
- antibiotics such as capreomycin (Capastat), rifampin (Rifadin, Rimactane, Rifater), vancomycin (Vancocin, Vancoled);
- antiviral medicines such as acyclovir (Zovirax), adefovir (Hepsera), cidofovir (Vistide), or foscarnet (Foscavir);
- cancer medicine such as aldesleukin (Proleukin), carmustine (BiCNU, Gliadel), cisplatin (Platinol), ifosfamide (Ifex), oxaliplatin (Eloxatin), streptozocin (Zanosar), or tretinoin (Vesanoid); or
- aspirin or other NSAIDs (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs) such as ibuprofen (Advil, Motrin), diclofenac (Voltaren), etodolac (Lodine), indomethacin, nabumetone (Relafen), naproxen (Aleve, Naprosyn), piroxicam (Feldene), and others.
This list is not complete and other drugs may interact with mesalamine. Tell your doctor about all medications you use. This includes prescription, over-the-counter, vitamin, and herbal products. Do not start a new medication without telling your doctor.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist can provide more information about mesalamine.
Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.
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Additional Lialda Information
- Lialda Drug Interactions Center: mesalamine oral
- Lialda Side Effects Center
- Lialda FDA Approved Prescribing Information including Dosage
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