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Rowasa Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is mesalamine rectal (Rowasa)?
- What are the possible side effects of mesalamine rectal (Rowasa)?
- What is the most important information I should know about mesalamine rectal (Rowasa)?
- What should I discuss with my health care provider before taking mesalamine rectal (Rowasa)?
- How should I use mesalamine rectal (Rowasa)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Rowasa)?
- What happens if I overdose (Rowasa)?
- What should I avoid while taking mesalamine rectal (Rowasa)?
- What other drugs will affect mesalamine rectal (Rowasa)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Rowasa)?
Use the medication as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and wait until your next regularly scheduled dose. Try to use the medicine at a time when you can lie down afterward and hold the medicine in. Do not use extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
What happens if I overdose (Rowasa)?
Seek emergency medical attention if you think you have used too much of this medicine. An overdose of mesalamine rectal is not expected to produce life-threatening symptoms.
What should I avoid while taking mesalamine rectal (Rowasa)?
Avoid getting the rectal suppositories or enema liquid on clothing, flooring, painted surfaces, vinyl, marble, granite, and other surfaces. Mesalamine rectal products may stain surfaces.
What other drugs will affect mesalamine rectal (Rowasa)?
There may be other drugs that can interact with mesalamine rectal. Tell your doctor about all your prescription and over-the-counter medications, vitamins, minerals, herbal products, and drugs prescribed by other doctors. Do not start a new medication without telling your doctor.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist can provide more information about mesalamine rectal.
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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