Lialda (Mesalamine)

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Lialda 1200mg

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Manufactured by: Shire Pharmaceuticals
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Lialda is also marketed as Mezavant XL
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Lialda 1200mg

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Manufactured by: Takeda Pharmaceutical Co.
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Lialda 1200mg

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Manufactured by: Shire Biochem Inc.
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Mesalamine DR 1200mg

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Manufactured by: Sun Pharmaceuticals Ltd
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If you need assistance with buying Lialda medication from PricePro Pharmacy then call our customer care team at 1-855-776-0079. Or, start a live chat directly from your desktop or mobile device by clicking on the prompt in the bottom right corner of your screen. You can find more information about us and learn how we focus on patient care in providing safe and affordable medication.

You can place an order online, over the phone, or through our live chat service all at your convenience. It is important note that a prescription is required to buy Lialda from PricePro Pharmacy.

We do not currently offer a Lialda coupon. But, we can assure you the Lialda cost you'll pay is better than any you've found at local pharmacies and on other sites. We strive to provide our customers with the best options for their  medication needs, so rest assured you're getting fair and affordable options.

 

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Lialda Dosage

The following dosage is available to order:

  • Lialda 1200mg

This medication is manufactured by Shire Pharmaceuticals. It is important to note that Lialda is also marketed under the name Mezavant XL in Canada and the United Kingdom. The active medicinal ingredient is called Mesalamine.

 

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Lialda Cost

At PricePro Pharmacy the low cost of Lialda 1.2 g is:

  • $175.00 for 60 tablets

While, the average retail price of Lialda in the United States is:

  • $696.79 for 60 tablets

You can save up to 75% when  you order your Lialda medication from PricePro Pharmacy.  This price is available without coupons or insurance coverage.

Another way to save on Lialda is by placing an order for a 90-day supply of medication compared to a one-month supply.

 

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Lialda Coupon

Currently we do not have a Lialda coupon code for additional discounts. However, we love helping our patients save money so for those placing their first order there are special offers available.

New customer coupon codes can be applied at checkout as follows:

  • PRICE10 - Save $10 on your first order (minimum $50 order value)
  • PRICE20 - Save $20 on your first order (minimum $100 order value)

Please note that these coupon codes are one-time use only for new customers and cannot be combined with other coupons/offers.

Lower cost generic drug alternative

Lialda Generic

We offer a generic for Lialda as the following option:

  • Mesalamine DR 1200mg

It is available in packsize of 30 tablets and is manufactured by Sun Pharmaceuticals Ltd.

Generic drugs are often 40-60% cheaper than the brand name medication.

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Prescription Delivery Times

The estimated shipping time for your order is:

  • 7 to 10 business days (Product of Canada)
  • 7 to 14 business days (Product of UK)
  • 10 to 18 business days (Product of Australia and India)

We charge a standard shipping fee of $9.95 per order.

Once your medication ships, you will receive an email updating you with the tracking details of your order.

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Prescription Refill Online

We offer a free refill reminder service that will kindly remind you by phone or email on the optimal time to place your re-order based on your prescription history and estimated shipping times.

Your prescription can also be refilled by signing into your online pharmacy account or by calling 1-855-776-0079.

About Lialda (Mesalamine)

Lialda is a prescription medication for treating inflammation of the colon—ulcerative colitis. Brand name product is manufactured by Shire Pharmaceuticals and is available in one dose of 1200mg.  This is an extended-release tablet and is known as Mezavant XL in Canada and in the United Kingdom.

The active chemical ingredient is called mesalamine and we also provide a generic alternative for this medication.

Lialda (Mesalamine) Medication Information

Uses

Lialda is prescribed to treat ulcerative colitis, a disease of the large intestine. 

Ulcerative colitis (UC) is a chronic condition where the bowels become inflamed and ulcers form. The inflammation and ulcers affect the inner lining of the large intestine. Symptoms may include blood in the stool, diarrhea, and abdominal pain.

Inflammation is a normal immune system process of the body. However, in some people, the immune system is overactive and causes inflammation when it is not needed. This overactive immune reaction is part of what causes UC.

Lialda works by reducing inflammation in the large intestine. The exact mechanism is unknown, but it appears to modify the chemical signals involved in immune system reactions. Mesalamine reduces inflammation and is used for induction of remission and maintenance of remission.

Dosage

Lialda is made in 1.2 g tablets.

Your doctor will prescribe different doses based on whether your UC is in remission or not.

To induce remission, the normal dose of Lialda is two to four tablets by mouth once daily with food.

Once remission is achieved, the dosage is two tablets by mouth once daily with food.

Side Effects

Common side effects may include:

  • Abdominal pain
  • Flatulence
  • Headache
  • Liver function test abnormalities
  • Ulcerative colitis

Precautions

Do not take Lialda if you have an allergy to aspirin or similar medications.

Tell your doctor if you have a history of kidney problems. Mesalamine can worsen kidney function while taking it. Do not take NSAIDs while you are taking Lialda.

Tell your doctor if you have a history of liver problems. 

Interactions

Tell your doctor and pharmacist about all medications you are taking before you start Lialda. Common drug interactions with Mesalamine include:

  • 6-Mercaptopurine
  • Azathioprine
  • H2 receptor blockers
  • Antacids
  • Proton pump inhibitors
  • Varicella-containing vaccines

Avoid medications that are used as “antacids” because they will reduce the absorption of Lialda.

Storage

Store at room temperature 15 °C to 25 °C (59 °F to 77 °F).

Pharmacist Tips

  • Take Lialda whole and do not crush or chew it. Lialda has a delayed-release coating that helps it reach the large intestine without being digested.
  • Lialda must be taken with food.
  • Use skin protection while taking Lialda, including sunscreen and protective clothing. Avoid prolonged exposure to the sun and ultraviolet light.

Mesalamine FAQs

How long does it take Mesalamine to work?

For most people, it takes about four weeks for Lialda to start working.

 

Can I take Lialda while pregnant or breastfeeding?

Lialda is probably safe to take while pregnant, but you should talk to your doctor before taking anything while pregnant. Lialda passes through breast milk to a small extent, but it is unknown if this is harmful to the baby.

 

Is it safe to take Lialda if I am 65 or older?

Yes, but you may be at a higher risk of blood problems. Your doctor should monitor the levels of your blood cells while you are taking Lialda.

 

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References

  1. Lialda [package insert]. Wayne, PA: Shire; 2014.

Medication Review by a Clinical Pharmacist - PharmD

Author: Dr. Conor Sheehy, PharmD, BCPS

Dr. Sheehy is a board-certified pharmacotherapy specialist. He has worked in multiple practice settings, including retail and hospital pharmacies, and in medical clinics.  He specializes in anticoagulation, psychiatric medications, and diabetes medications. He strives to empower his patients to understand their medications and improve their overall medical care.

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