What drug company makes PENTASA?

PENTASA is a trademark of Ferring B.V. Limited registered with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office and used under license by Takeda Pharmaceuticals America, Inc. or its affiliates.

Is PENTASA over the counter?

Mesalamine is used to treat and prevent flare-ups of mild to moderately active ulcerative colitis (an inflammatory bowel disease). It works inside the bowels to reduce inflammation and other symptoms of the disease. This medicine is available only with your doctor’s prescription.

How much PENTASA can you take?

For Pentasa®: 1 g (four 250 milligrams [mg] capsules or two 500 mg capsules) 4 times a day.

How can I get cheap Pentasa?

Fill a 90-Day Supply to Save If you have insurance or Medicare, you may find that you receive lower prices if you fill your prescriptions through your plan’s mail order pharmacy.

How much does Pentasa cost without insurance?

How much does Pentasa cost without insurance? The average cash cost of Pentasa without health insurance is $891.00 per 120, 500MG Capsule Extended Release but you can save money using a SingleCare Pentasa coupon to pay just $174.48 for 180, 500MG Capsule Extended Release of generic Pentasa.

Is there a generic equivalent for Pentasa?

Mesalamine is also available as branded 250 mg and 500 mg controlled-release capsules (Pentasa®), generic 800 mg delayed-release tablets, brand (Lialda®) and generic 1,200 mg delayed- release tablets, brand (Delzicol®) and generic 400 mg delayed-release capsules, brand (Rowasa®) and generic rectal enema, and brand ( …

Can Pentasa cause liver damage?

Gastrointestinal: Reports of hepatotoxicity, including elevated liver enzymes (SGOT/AST, SGPT/ALT, GGT, LDH, alkaline phosphatase, bilirubin), hepatitis, jaundice, cholestatic jaundice, cirrhosis, and possible hepatocellular damage including liver necrosis and liver failure. Some of these cases were fatal.