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Uses of 4-aminosalicylic Acid
4-aminosalicylic Acid is used in the treatment of:
- Crohn Disease
This medication may be prescribed for other uses. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.
4-aminosalicylic Acid Brand Names
4-aminosalicylic Acid may be found in some form under the following brand names:
4-aminosalicylic Acid Drug Class
4-aminosalicylic Acid is part of the drug class:
4-aminosalicylic Acid Interactions
This is not a complete list of 4-aminosalicylic Aciddrug interactions. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.
4-aminosalicylic Acid and Pregnancy
Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant.
The FDA categorizes medications based on safety for use during pregnancy. Five categories - A, B, C, D, and X, are used to classify the possible risks to an unborn baby when a medication is taken during pregnancy.
Aminosalicylic Acid falls into category C:
In animal studies, pregnant animals were given this medication and had some babies born with problems. No well-controlled studies have been done in humans, though. Therefore, this medication may be used if the potential benefits to the mother outweigh the potential risks to the unborn child.
There are no well-controlled studies that have been done in pregnant women. Aminosalicylic Acid should be used during pregnancy only if the possible benefit outweighs the possible risk to the unborn baby.
No studies have been done in animals, and no well-controlled studies have been done in pregnant women. Aminosalicylic Acid should be given to a pregnant woman only if clearly needed.
4-aminosalicylic Acid Dosage
Take 4-aminosalicylic acid exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Follow the directions on your prescription label carefully.
The 4-aminosalicylic Acid dose your doctor recommends will be based on the following (use any or all that apply):
- the condition being treated
- other medical conditions you have
- other medications you are taking
- how you respond to this medication
- your weight
- your height
- your age
- your gender
4-aminosalicylic Acid is available in the following doses:
- Aminosalicylic Acid 4 G Oral Granule, Enteric Coated
- Aminosalicylic Acid Compounding Powder
Forms of Medication
4-aminosalicylic Acid is available in the following forms:
- Oral Tablet