Lialda (Mesalamine) is used to treat mild to moderate ulcerative colitis in adults. It affects a substance in the body that causes inflammation, tissue damage, and diarrhea. Lialda is also used to prevent the symptoms of ulcerative colitis from recurring. Mesalamine Delayed Release (Generic) is also available in addition to the brand name Lialda.
Take Lialda exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Follow all directions on your prescription label. Read all patient information, medication guides, and instruction sheets provided to you. Ask your doctor or pharmacist if you have any questions.
Tell your doctor if any of these symptoms are severe or do not go away. Some side effects can be serious. If you experience any of the following symptoms or those listed in the SPECIAL PRECAUTIONS section, call your doctor immediately:
Mesalamine may cause other side effects. Call your doctor if you have any unusual problems while you are taking this medication.