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Who should not take Lialda?

People should not take Lialda for their ulcerative colitis if they've had allergies or other sensitivities in the past to medicines containing mesalamine, the active ingredient in Lialda. Be sure to tell your doctor if you have ever had a reaction to these medicines, because an allergic reaction to Lialda can be very serious, causing problems like an inflammation in the sac around the heart.

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