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Medicine Compliance Aid Stability

Mezavant XLShire Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Shire Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Mezavant XL
Tablets e/c m/r 1.2g
A2 · Amber 2No stability data is available, the manufacturer does not, or cannot recommend use in CAs but there are no theoretical concerns with the product.
Airtight container
Protect from light
Store in airtight containers and protect from light. SPC states store in original packaging.
22 October 2015

Asacol MRWarner Chilcott UK Ltd

Warner Chilcott UK Ltd
Asacol MR
Tablets e/c 400mg, 800mg
G1 · Green 1Stability data indicates that the drug is suitable for CAs and there are no theoretical concerns with the product.
Airtight container
Protect from light
If the desiccant is removed, or the tablets are dispensed in alternative packaging without the desiccant, the tablets will be stable for at least six months (or to the expiry date of the original container).
22 October 2015

IpocolSandoz Ltd

Sandoz Ltd
Ipocol
Tablets e/c 400mg
A2 · Amber 2No stability data is available, the manufacturer does not, or cannot recommend use in CAs but there are no theoretical concerns with the product.
Airtight container
Protect from light
Store in airtight containers and protect from light.
29 July 2015

SalofalkDr Falk Pharma UK Ltd

Dr Falk Pharma UK Ltd
Salofalk
Tablets e/c 250mg, 500mg
A2 · Amber 2No stability data is available, the manufacturer does not, or cannot recommend use in CAs but there are no theoretical concerns with the product.
Airtight container
Protect from light
Store in airtight containers and protect from light and moisture.
22 October 2015

PentasaFerring Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Ferring Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Pentasa
Tablets m/r 500mg, 1g
A3 · Amber 3No stability data is available. There are theoretical concerns with use in CAs, which may be mitigated by risk minimisation.
Airtight container
Protect from light
Store in airtight containers and protect from light. Discolouration (which is harmless) may occur outside packaging. Maximum one week in MCA.
22 October 2015

OctasaTillotts Pharma Ltd

Tillotts Pharma Ltd
Octasa
Tablets e/c m/r 400mg, 800mg
A2 · Amber 2No stability data is available, the manufacturer does not, or cannot recommend use in CAs but there are no theoretical concerns with the product.
Airtight container
Protect from light
Store in airtight containers and protect from light. SPC states store in original packaging. Company have stability studies that demonstrate stability in open storage for 30 days
22 October 2015

Lactation Safety Information

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Synonym: Mesalamine
Moderate amount of published evidence of safety
Mesalazine has been associated with one confirmed and a small number of possible cases of diarrhoea in breastfed infants
Monitor infant for diarrhoea
15 September 2019