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When can I stop taking Lialda?

You should stop taking Lialda (mesalamine) when your doctor says it is safe to do so. There is no set amount of time for people to take this drug.

Lialda is prescribed both to relieve symptoms of ulcerative colitis and to help keep the disease in remission. As long as the drug is working properly and not causing any side effects, you and your doctor may decide it is best for you to continue to take a maintenance dose.

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