Sunderland Joint Formulary
NHS Sunderland Clinical Commissioning Group
South Tyneside and Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust

 
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1 Gastro-intestinal system
01-05-01 Aminosalicylates

Mesalazine Octasa®
First Choice
Tablets: 400mg, 800mg
Octasa is the first line brand in primary care

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Mesalazine Asacol®
Second Choice
Tablets: 400mg, 800mg (Asacol is the second line brand in primary care)
Suppositories: 250mg, 500mg
Foam enema: 1g (preparation choice will depend on site of action required - choice between foam enema and retention enema depends on patient preference).

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Mesalazine  Mezavant® XL
Formulary
SR Tablets: 1.2g

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Mesalazine Pentasa®
Formulary

SR Tablets: 500mg, 1g
SR Granules: 1g sachet, 2g sachet
Suppositories: 1g
Retention enema: 1g/100ml (preparation choice will depend on site of action required - choice between foam enema and retention enema depends on patient preference).


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Mesalazine Salofalk®
Formulary
Tablets: 250mg, 500mg

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Mesalazine Salofalk®
Formulary

Granules GR MR: 500mg, 1g, 1.5g, 3g


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Balsalazide Sodium Colazide®
Formulary
Capsules: 750mg

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Sulfasalazine
Formulary
Tablets: 500mg

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Olsalazine
Non Formulary

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