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Lialda (Mesalamine)

Qty-Price (USD)
Type: drug type
Product: Lialda
Manufacturer: Shire
Country: Canada
Dosage: 1200 mg
Type: drug type
Product: Lialda
Manufacturer: Shire
Country: United Kingdom
Dosage: 1200 mg

Generic Equivalent of Lialda
Qty-Price (USD)
Type: drug type
Product: Mesalamine
Manufacturer: Generic
Country: India
Dosage: 1200 mg

Lialda Information

reviewed by Carol Hou, Pharmacist on 6/29/2022 12:31:12 PM.

Lialda Details (Brand and Generic)

Canada Pharmacy Online currently offers the brand Shire Lialda (also known as Mezavant from Canada and UK) and generic Mesalamine from India also called Mesacol OD manufactured by Sun Pharma. Ordering Lialda from us is very simple. You can place the order online or buy Asacol Canada, by calling Customer Service at 1866.920.3784.


Lialda is available in the strength of 1200 mg tablets only.


Lialda is a prescription medication used in the treatment of ulcerative colitis, proctitis and proctosigmoiditis. These are all disorders of the digestive tract. The active ingredient in Mesalamine is a 5-aminosalicylic acid (5-ASA). It works by affecting the substance that causes inflammation, tissue damage and diarrhea in the body. It also helps to prevent the symptoms of ulcerative colitis from recurring. Ulcerative colitis is a form of inflammatory bowel disease and symptoms may include bloody diarrhea, abdominal pain, frequent need to pass stools and weight loss. It is a very common condition, and many doctors recommend Lialda for quick relief from the symptoms of the illness. Our customers may also order Elmiron Canada and other ulcerative colitis medications.

Side Effects and Precautions

The possible Lialda side effects include:
• Constipation;
• Fever, sore throat, or other flu symptoms;
• Headache or dizziness;
• Mild nausea, vomiting, stomach cramps, diarrhea, gas;
• Skin rash;
• Tired feeling;

More serious side effects may include:
• Bloody diarrhea;
• Fever, headache;
• Kidney problems;
• Severe stomach pain, cramping

If you still have questions about side effects, we always suggest further conversations with your doctor.

Warnings and Interactions

Before you take this medication, tell your doctor if you have any of the following medical conditions:
• A heart condition such as congestive heart failure;
• A history of allergy to sulfasalazine (Azulfidine);
• A stomach condition called pyloric stenosis;
• Kidney disease, liver disease;
• Skin problems (atopic dermatitis, eczema)

Lialda can cause Mesalamine-Induced Acute Intolerance Syndrome. The symptoms include cramping, acute abdominal pain, bloody diarrhea, fever, headache and rash. If these symptoms worsen and acute intolerance is suspected, you should discontinue treatment with Lialda promptly and contact your doctor right away. Children and teenagers should not take Mesalamine if they have chickenpox, flu or if they have recently received a vaccine because it may increase the risk of Reye's syndrome. Lialda is in pregnancy category C (studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus). You must not use Lialda if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. Lialda is safe for use in adults and children over 12 years of age. There may be a drug interaction between Lialda and dichlorphenamide. Mesalamine is similar to balsalazide, olsalazine and sulfasalazine. You should not use these medications while using Mesalamine.

Questions and Answers

How does Lialda work?

Lialda (Mesalamine) belongs to a class of drugs known as aminosalicylates. It works by decreasing swelling in the colon. Source

Why is Lialda more affordable from Canada than the United States?

In general, all drug prices, not only Lialda, 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 established in 2006, our vision is to provide safe and affordable medication to people in the US.

Is it safe to buy Lialda 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 generic Lialda 1200 mg cost in Canada?

At our pharmacy, the cost of generic Lialda 1200 mg starts at $127.99 for 100 tablets.

What is the lowest price of Lialda 1200 mg per tablet?

Generic Lialda 1200 mg starts at $1.28 per tablet and the brand version at $2.16 per tablet.

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 Lialda 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 Lialda prices competitive?

Yes, we are proud to offer 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.

Is there a limit on how many Lialda tablets I am allowed to order at one time? can only dispense a maximum of a three month supply of Lialda at one time, as per your doctor's prescription.

Can I buy Lialda over the counter from you?

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

Do you ship to the United States?

Yes, we do. It usually takes between 7 and 18 business days to receive your order from our pharmacy.

Is there a generic for Lialda?

Yes, there is a generic alternative for this product, called Mesalamine.

The generic alternative is not manufactured by the company that makes the brand product.

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The information on this page is sourced from independent third parties contracted by CanadaPharmacyOnline. While we cannot guarantee its medical accuracy, we strongly recommend consulting a healthcare professional for personalized advice regarding medications or medical conditions. Prices listed are in US dollars.

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