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What is Mesalamine Rectal Suspension USP, Enema?

Mesalamine Rectal Suspension USP, Enema is a prescription medication used to treat some types of bowel disease like proctitis and distal ulcerative colitis. Mesalamine is also called 5-aminosalicyclic acid and is an aminosalicylate anti-inflammatory medication. It works by stopping your body from making the chemicals that cause swelling and pain. This medication comes as a liquid solution that is administered via the rectum. Mesalamine rectal suspension is available under the brand name Rowasa.

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