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Mesalamine MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Mesalamine
Tree Number(s)
D02.241.223.100.050.300.500
D02.241.223.100.300.595.100.540
D02.241.511.390.595.100.540
D02.455.426.559.389.127.020.452.750
D02.455.426.559.389.127.281.595.100.540
D02.455.426.559.389.657.410.595.100.540
Unique ID
D019804
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D019804
Scope Note
An anti-inflammatory agent, structurally related to the SALICYLATES, which is active in INFLAMMATORY BOWEL DISEASE. It is considered to be the active moiety of SULPHASALAZINE. (From Martindale, The Extra Pharmacopoeia, 30th ed)
Entry Term(s)
5-Aminosalicylate
5-Aminosalicylic Acid
Asacol
Asacolon
Ascolitin
Canasa
Claversal
Fivasa
Lixacol
Mesalamine Hydrochloride
Mesalamine Monosodium Salt
Mesalazine
Mesasal
Novo-5 ASA
Pentasa
Rowasa
Salofalk
m-Aminosalicylic Acid
meta-Aminosalicylic Acid
Pharm Action
Anti-Inflammatory Agents, Non-Steroidal
Registry Number
4Q81I59GXC
Related Numbers
35589-28-7
6291-36-7
89-57-6
Previous Indexing
Aminosalicylic Acids (1981-1997)
Public MeSH Note
98; MESALAMINE was indexed under AMINOSALICYLIC ACIDS 1981-97
History Note
98; use MESALAMINE (NM) 1981-97
Entry Combination
analogs & derivatives:Aminosalicylic Acids
Date Established
1998/01/01
Date of Entry
1997/06/20
Revision Date
2017/01/17
Mesalamine Preferred
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