aminosalicylate


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aminosalicylate

 [ah-me″no-sah-lis´ĭ-lāt]
any salt of p-aminosalicylic acid; they are antibacterials effective against mycobacteria and the sodium salt is used orally as a tuberculostatic.
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Mesalamine Delayed-Release Capsules are contraindicated in patients with known or suspected hypersensitivity to salicylates or aminosalicylates or to any of the ingredients of Mesalamine Delayed-Release Capsules.
More commonly, the treatment of IBD requires aminosalicylates. Often, steroids are used to control the flares of the disease and are used as a maintenance drug.
Medical therapy for inflammatory bowel disease was grouped by class, including aminosalicylates, steroids, immune modulators (azathioprine, 6-mercaptopurine, methotrexate, and cyclosporine), and anti-TNF inhibitors (infliximab and adalimumab).
Aminosalicylate Reduce inflammation in the Ulcerative colitis
Corticosteroid use can reduce inflammation and induce remission, particularly in patients who have severe active disease or in those who have not responded to aminosalicylate therapy.
This is in line with the findings of others that mesalazine, the only aminosalicylate administered during the study, has low interfering potential (40-42).
Relapsing tubulointerstitial nephritis in an adolescent with inflammatory bowel disease without aminosalicylate exposure.
All patients had been receiving stable aminosalicylate or thiopurine therapy, and continued to receive this therapy during the trial.
The label describes three studies of more than 1,400 adults with moderately to severely active Crohn's; nearly 80% of patients continued treatment with at least one aminosalicylate, corticosteroid, and / or immunomodulatory agent.
These individuals were not treated with thiopurines; one, however, was treated with an aminosalicylate. There have been studies that indicate a modest reduction in TPMT activity in some patients during treatment with aminosalicylates compared with TPMT activity at baseline (35-39).