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How often should I take Lialda?

You should take Lialda (mesalamine), a drug for ulcerative colitis, as often as your doctor prescribes it. This is usually once a day.

If your doctor is trying to control flare-ups of your symptoms, he or she will likely have you take two to four tablets at the same time each day.

When the goal is keeping your condition in remission, you will probably take two tablets at the same time each day.

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