Oral 5-ASAs are usually taken twice or three times daily. Your doctor may start with a lower dose to minimize the side effects and increase the dose slowly over time.
Rectal 5-ASAs are usually given once at night, up to two times a day for severe condition.
Higher doses are usually given for acute attacks and lower doses are used to maintain remission.
Improvement in symptoms occur gradually, takes about 6-12 weeks to see effect.
How should it be taken?
If you forget a dose, take it as soon as you remember. If it is nearer to the time of your next dose, skip the missed
dose. Do not take two doses at the same.
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