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Canasa Suppositories (Mesalamine/5-aminosalicylic acid)

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Type: drug type
Product: Canasa Suppositories
Manufacturer: Aptalis Pharma
Country: Canada
Dosage: 500 mg
Type: drug type
Product: Canasa Suppositories
Manufacturer: Aptalis Pharma
Country: Canada
Dosage: 1000 mg

Generic Equivalent of Canasa Suppositories
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There is no generic product of Canasa Suppositories.

Canasa Suppositories Information

reviewed by Dr. HaVy Ngo, Pharmacist on 8/24/2021 10:23:08 PM.

Canasa Suppositories Details (Brand and Generic) offers the brand Canasa Suppositories from Canada also called Salofalk manufactured by Aptalis Pharma. There is no generic available for this medication.


Canasa is available in the strength of 500 mg and 1000 mg suppositories.


Canasa (Mesalamine) is a drug which is prescribed to treat ulcerative colitis, proctitis and proctosigmoiditis, which are conditions of the digestive tract. Mesalamine is the active ingredient in Canasa, it belongs to the class of medications called anti-inflammatory agents. This medication works inside the intestines to reduce inflammation, pain and swelling. Canasa is also used to prevent the symptoms of ulcerative colitis from recurring.

Side Effects

The common side effects include diarrhea, gas, headache, discomfort when inserting the suppository, rectal pain, and stomach pain. Many people using this medication do not have any serious side effects. Inform your doctor right away if you have any of the following unlikely but serious side effects such as:
• Chest pain;
• Dark urine;
• Fever;
• Severe or prolonged headache;
• Severe stomach or abdominal pain;
• Shortness of breath;
• Signs of kidney problems;
• Worsening bloody diarrhea;
• Worsening stomach pain or cramping;
• Yellowing eyes or skin

Warnings and Interactions

You should not use Canasa if you are allergic to Mesalamine or to any of the ingredients in Canasa or to medicines that contain salicylates including aspirin. Before you start using Canasa, inform your doctor if you:
• Are breastfeeding or plan to breastfeed;
• Are pregnant or plan to become pregnant;
• Have a history of allergic reaction to Sulfasalazine;
• Have any other medical conditions;
• Have ever had inflammation of the sac around your heart;
• Have kidney or liver problems

There may be a drug interaction between Mesalamine and other medications, tell your doctor about all the prescription medications you take including OTC and herbal supplements. Do not give this medication to children and teenagers if they have the flu, chickenpox, or other viral infections without talking to your doctor due to the risk of Reye's syndrome. Canasa suppositories may stain direct contact surfaces. Do not cut or break the suppository.

Questions and Answers

Why is Canasa Suppositories more affordable from Canada than the United States?

In general, all drug prices, not only Canasa Suppositories, are more affordable to order from Canada because the price of both the brand and generic medication is regulated by the government. Also, since we were established in 2006, our vision has always been to provide safe and affordable medicine to people in the US.

Is it safe to buy Canasa Suppositories from your pharmacy?

Our products are sourced only from facilities certified by authorities in the countries we import them from. has a rigorous process for selecting our partners, so that you, our customer, get the safest medicine. We are also a Certified Canadian Pharmacy that adheres to the requirements imposed by the Province of British Columbia.

How much does Canasa Suppositories 500 mg cost at your pharmacy?

Canasa Suppositories 500 mg starts at $97.99 for 30 suppositories, while the 1000 mg dosage starts at $151.99 for 30 suppositories.

What is the lowest price per suppository?

At our pharmacy, Canasa Suppositories 500 mg starts at $2.64 per suppository and the 1000 mg starts at $4.02 per suppository.

How much is the shipping?

Our shipping fee is a flat rate of $10.00 per order. Our pharmacy focuses on getting you the lowest prices on high quality products.

How do I order from your pharmacy?

Ordering Canasa Suppositories from us is very simple. You can place the order online or call Customer Service at 1866.920.3784. For additional information or for the ordering process, visit our How to Order page.

Are your Canasa Suppositories prices competitive?

Yes, we are taking great pride in offering some of the most competitive prices across Canadian pharmacies. In some cases, we might be able to either match or beat our competitors' prices. Please call our friendly customer service at 1866.920.3784.

Can I buy Canasa Suppositories over the counter from you?

No, Canasa Suppositories requires a valid prescription from your doctor. We do not sell this product without a valid prescription.

What is the difference between Canasa Suppositories 500 mg and 1000 mg?

The difference in dosage represents the amount of active ingredient(s) present in the drug.

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